April 2000 Newsletter
LIN: Class-A Open Mux Standard Gains Momentum
The global auotmotive electronics industry is coming together around LIN (local interconnect network), an open Class-A, single-wire serial multiplexing bus based on common UART SCI hardware.
ACC in Europe, Japan and Soon in U.S.
Radar-based adaptive cruise control systems are introduced by Mercedes, Jaguar and BMW. Still a convenience--not safety--feature. Today's systems are not yet precise enough for stop-and-go traffic.
1999 Automotive Electronics Business Roundup
Financial results of the top North American and European auto electronics suppliers for fiscal 1999.
World Vehicle Production Estimates in Millions of Units
Pembertons Associates' world vehicle production totals for 1998 and 1999. Table
ATX Technologies, The Company Profile (4/00)
Telematics service provider ATX, whose customers include Ford and Mercedes-Benz USA, projects service revenues of $1.39 billion by 2008.
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