March 2003 Newsletter
A Few Carmakers Consider Airbag Bus Standards
Two potential airbag bus standards in development today could eliminate some wiring and reduce costs in advanced safety restraint systems. GM is taking a close look at Safe-by-Wire. Not much action yet for the competing bus from BST --Bosch, Siemens, Temic.
2002 Roundup of European Automotive Electronics Suppliers
2002 financial results for Bosch, Brose, Continental, Hella, Magneti Marelli, Siemens VDO, Valeo and ZF.
Continental, The Company Profile (3/03)
Through its Automotive Systems division, which now includes the former ITT Teves and Temic, Continental is well-positioned to supply fully-integrated intelligent chassis systems.
Electronics Service and Repair Improving
Service technicians in the U.S. report that electronics reliability and diagnostics are improving.
Telematics Test Bed Collaboration in the Works
If CARTEC gets up and running, carmakers and telematics suppliers could easily test new products, improving time to market.
Toshiba Tackles Automotive Electronics
Toshiba has created a new automotive electronics organization in Japan.
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