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David E. Zoia

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Dave writes about manufacturing, vehicle technology, management issues and international trends.

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Voltaiq Community Aimed at Educating Industry, Speeding BEV Development

The open-source collaboration platform has the potential to take years off the time it takes to get a battery plant fully up and running, the company contends.

Batteries Electrification

Nav Specialist NNG Looks to Take Route Guidance Next Step

iGO.Live is a software suite that adds more advanced features on top of standard embedded navigation.

Connected Services and Apps Charging

Android Automotive OS Game-Changer for Cloud-Service Provider WirelessCar

Use of Android Automotive made it relatively easy and inexpensive to add WirelessCar’s Journey Log to the Polestar 2 battery-electric vehicle. And that may signal the start of a new, faster, more flexible infotainment approach for the auto industry.

Connected Services and Apps Connectivity

A-PHY Chip Standard Clears Path to Software-Defined Vehicle

Valens is the first with a chipset geared to the MIPI Alliance’s new high-speed connectivity standard. It is designed to work with camera, radar and lidar sensors, reducing costs, speeding development and opening the door to centralized computing.

E/E Architecture Connectivity

Opsys Winning Lidar Business in Asia, Looks to U.S., Europe

The solid-state lidar developer adds a second supply contract in China and says talks are progressing in other key regions as well. Its first applications are targeted for 2024, with a unit price below $200.

ADAS Autonomous Vehicles

Baraja Demos Lidar Soon to Be in Hands of OEMs

The sensor used for the drive around Detroit did not include Doppler, but that feature will be there when Baraja lidars go to automakers for testing later this year. The technology measures object velocity and direction of travel.

ADAS Autonomous Vehicles
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