Swamy Kotagiri will discuss how to foster an innovative organizational culture during a Leadership Summit roundtable, April 4 at the SAE WCX17 in Detroit. He spoke recently with Automotive Engineering on this topic at Magna’s Troy, MI, offices during the company's annual Innovation Awards activity.
Ultrahaptics’ development platform allows companies looking to evolve innovative control solutions a route to evaluate and appreciate the benefits of gesture controls enhanced by tactile feedback sensations.
CIT Relay & Switch (Minneapolis, MN), a division of Circuit Interruption Technology, offers automotive relays from low current up to a highest switching capacity of 80 amps with voltages ranging from 6-v DC to 72-v DC.
Conti’s 48-V system will be standard equipment on both gasoline and diesel versions of the Scenic Hybrid Assist model. It is the first of multiple 48-V production announcements coming over the next few years.
Development of advanced automotive technologies is increasingly being driven by suppliers, rather than OEMs. And megadeals worth at least $500 million that are behind a growing number of next-gen technologies may reach the highest level since before the Great Recession. That’s the view from Las Vegas, as the 2017 CES (formerly the Consumer Electronics Show) opens to over 160,000 attendees.
Raising the octane level of pump gasoline in the U.S. is integral to optimizing advanced combustion engines now in development, said GM and Honda executives at the 2016 CAR Management Briefing Seminars in Traverse City, MI. Their comments prompted positive but non-committal comments from Chris Grundler, Director of the Office of Transportation and Air Quality for the U.S. EPA.
Littelfuse, Inc.’s new series of SIDACtor protection thyristors in DO-214AB (surface-mount) packages are designed to protect low-data-rate interfaces and outdoor data interfaces in general industrial applications.