Creating Consumer Trust in Autonomous Driving

Source: EETimes  – December 31st, 2018   Three months after taking the wraps off its “Arm Safety Ready” program for ecosystem partners, IP vendor Arm introduced its first ever multithreaded processor, an automotive enhanced CPU designed to improve automotive safety. The Arm Cortex-A65AE — formerly known as Helios-AE on the company’s product roadmap — is…

Automakers: Another Bumpy Year

Source: SpectrumIEEE  – December 27th, 2018   According to a study by AlixPartners, the number of recalls required to fix defects in vehicle electronic/electrical systems has grown 30 percent per year for the past several years. The problems with vehicle electronics continued unabated throughout 2018. Fiat Chrysler recalled 5.3 million multiple car models for a cruise control…

Siemens expands automotive EDA portfolio with COMSA takeover

Source: EENews  – December 4th, 2018   Siemens announced it has acquired COMSA Computer und Software GmbH, a Munich-based company which develops software for electrical systems design and wire harness engineering. Its LDorado suite is the leader in automotive harness design and engineering software in Germany. The COMSA team and technology will join the Mentor…

Five Technologies Reshaping our Lives in 2019: Shifting into High Gear

Source: EETimes  – November 29th, 2018   A triple wave of disruption is hitting the automotive industry – vehicle electrification, autonomous vehicles, and transport-as-a-service. Significant advances in autonomy aren’t limited to the automotive market. Robots, and increasingly, cobots (human-robot pairings) are operating independently of programming as they are equipped with sensors and local, fog, and…