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Small size keeps Brembo fast, focused

Source: AutoNews  – December 10th, 2018   Q- Is the trend toward SUVs a boon for Brembo because bigger vehicles require bigger discs? A- The heavier the car, the better for us, for two reasons: First, as you said, a heavier vehicle needs a stronger and more advanced brake. Second, carmakers look for ways to…

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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…

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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…

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