July/August 2010 Newsletter
Revolutionary New Electrohydraulic Brake System
LSP Innovative Automotive Systems
has developed an integrated modular brake system that is simpler, smaller and lighter than conventional systems. EC motor provides extremely accurate pressure control which means shorter stopping distances.
Multiple AC Charge Coupler Standards for EVs Emerge
SAE J1772 defines the standard AC charging interface for plug-in electric vehicles in North America and Japan. Three different AC standards for Europe are being finalized by the IEC. Standards for fast DC charging are still in the early stages.
Sirius XM Radio, The Company Profile
The merged satellite radio providers,
Sirius and XM,
are seeing steady growth in subscriptions, lower churn rate and increasing penetration of OEM auto sales. Also increasing is competition from devices consumers bring into their vehicles, especially with the coming roll out of 4G networks.
Bosch Forecasts Penetration of Alternative Powertrains by 2020 (graphic)
According to Bosch, EVs and plug-in hybrids will account for just 3% of global vehicle production in 2020.
Alpine Electronics, Fiscal Year 2010
A look at Alpine's financial results for FY 2010.
Convergence 2010, Be There
October 19-20. "Every technical session has an underlying theme of partnership," says K. Venkatesh Prasad, Ford Motor Co. Top EEs from seven major OEMs will make the Carmakers Speak Panel the best yet.
Order Back Issues
Not a subscriber?