Automotive http://electronicdesign.com/taxonomy/term/25770/more en London Calling - Would You Trust Driverless Trucks? http://electronicdesign.com/london-calling-would-you-trust-driverless-trucks <div class="node-body link-body">Convoys of automated trucks could soon be thundering down a highway near you. Are you ready to share the road? Electronic Design European Editor Paul Whytock looks at the technology that enables driverless trucks and the fuel savings they could achieve. </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://electronicdesign.com/site-files/electronicdesign.com/files/LondonCallingDriverless.png?1410959918" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/london-calling-would-you-trust-driverless-trucks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Automotive Systems Wed, 17 Sep 2014 13:13:00 +0000 132421 at http://electronicdesign.com Customers Influence Ford F-150 Instrument-Cluster Redesign http://electronicdesign.com/displays/customers-influence-ford-f-150-instrument-cluster-redesign <div class="field-deck"> New features in the 2015 F-150 truck include a vehicle-centered display with accessories better equipped for glove-wearing drivers. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">After surveying customers, Ford’s F-150 design team concluded that truck drivers preferred a vehicle-centered display as opposed to revolving media, which led to the development of “MyView.” </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/displays/customers-influence-ford-f-150-instrument-cluster-redesign" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/displays/customers-influence-ford-f-150-instrument-cluster-redesign#comments Automotive Displays Systems Mon, 15 Sep 2014 14:47:00 +0000 131281 at http://electronicdesign.com Standards Provide I/O Port and Motor Protection http://electronicdesign.com/circuit-protection/standards-provide-io-port-and-motor-protection <div class="field-deck"> Silicon-ESD, PPTC devices offer built-in protection for consumer electronics' ports and motors. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Silicon ESD (SESD) and polymer positive temperature coefficient (PPTC) devices built into portable and small-appliance designs can help achieve or exceed standards set for I/O-port and motor protection.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/circuit-protection/standards-provide-io-port-and-motor-protection" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/circuit-protection/standards-provide-io-port-and-motor-protection#comments Automotive Contributing Technical Experts circuit protection Mobile TE Connectivity Tue, 02 Sep 2014 18:14:00 +0000 127071 at http://electronicdesign.com Top 50 Employers in Electronic Design http://electronicdesign.com/communications/top-50-employers-electronic-design <div class="field-deck"> Some companies took risks to put pieces in the right places—and in the end they spelled success. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This year's rankings were dominated by a surprise player.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/communications/top-50-employers-electronic-design" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/communications/top-50-employers-electronic-design#comments Automotive Defense Energy Lighting Medical Mobile Communications Robotics Components Embedded Tue, 26 Aug 2014 19:23:00 +0000 124401 at http://electronicdesign.com The Method Behind Our Mathematics, 2014 http://electronicdesign.com/communications/method-behind-our-mathematics-2014 <div class="node-body article-body">Take a closer look at the methodology we employed in compiling the 2014 installment of our Top 50 Employers in Electronic Design rankings.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/communications/method-behind-our-mathematics-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/communications/method-behind-our-mathematics-2014#comments Automotive Defense Energy Lighting Medical Mobile Communications Robotics Components Embedded Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:17:00 +0000 124671 at http://electronicdesign.com Will Electric Cars Ever Be Practical? http://electronicdesign.com/blog/will-electric-cars-ever-be-practical <div class="node-body blog-body">They are relatively simple, silent and clean. But they are still fraught with a batch of problems that keep them from going main stream.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/communiqu">Communiqué</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/will-electric-cars-ever-be-practical" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/will-electric-cars-ever-be-practical#comments Automotive Blogs Communiqué Mon, 18 Aug 2014 18:45:00 +0000 122471 at http://electronicdesign.com Checking Out The 2015 Ford F-150 http://electronicdesign.com/blog/checking-out-2015-ford-f-150 <div class="node-body blog-body">Ford’s F-150 is built tough but it has a lot of new design features that make it great to use as well. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/altembedded">alt.embedded</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/checking-out-2015-ford-f-150" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/checking-out-2015-ford-f-150#comments Automotive Embedded alt.embedded Tue, 05 Aug 2014 14:39:00 +0000 120231 at http://electronicdesign.com Interview: David Cok Explains Annotations For All http://electronicdesign.com/dev-tools/interview-david-cok-explains-annotations-all <div class="node-body article-body">GrammaTech's Dr. David Cok talks about advancing the science of cyber-security with the Annotations for All initiative. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/dev-tools/interview-david-cok-explains-annotations-all" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/dev-tools/interview-david-cok-explains-annotations-all#comments Automotive Defense Interviews Medical Dev Tools Tue, 15 Jul 2014 17:59:00 +0000 116011 at http://electronicdesign.com <p><strong>Dr. David Cok</strong><br /> Vice President of Technology<br /> <a href="http://www.grammatech.com" target="_blank">GrammaTech</a></p> GaN Market Anticipates Rapid Ramp Up In 2016 http://electronicdesign.com/gans/gan-market-anticipates-rapid-ramp-2016 <div class="field-byline"> Sarah Mangiola </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Forecasts show that devices integrating gallium nitride will become more prevalent among applications for power supplies, EV/HEV, and UPS. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/gans/gan-market-anticipates-rapid-ramp-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/gans/gan-market-anticipates-rapid-ramp-2016#comments Automotive Trends & Analysis dc/dc converters gans sic transistors Tue, 08 Jul 2014 14:29:00 +0000 115131 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>Fujitsu GaN power devices are built on six-inch Si wafers.</p> Courtesy of Fujitsu Expanding CAN Bandwidth Poses Automotive Challenges http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/expanding-can-bandwidth-poses-automotive-challenges <div class="field-byline"> Lance Williams &amp; Jan Polfliet, ON Semiconductor </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Ensuring in-vehicle network robustness while achieving higher data rates will be critical in next-generation automobile designs. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/expanding-can-bandwidth-poses-automotive-challenges" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/expanding-can-bandwidth-poses-automotive-challenges#comments Automotive Embedded Mon, 07 Jul 2014 15:59:00 +0000 114991 at http://electronicdesign.com