Automobiles: Packed With Electronics, From Boot to Bonnet

Electronics is being used in vehicles for safety and security, infotainment, networking, power train and engine management, and more. Rapid advancements in sensor technology, microcontrollers, wireless communications, embedded systems, etc are...

Self-Driving Cars: The Next Revolution

The time is 7.30pm and you have just managed to end your business meeting. However, you still have more tasks to complete. Your travel time back to your home is about...

Smart and Sustainable Cars: Racing into the Future

My car, my guide One look at a modern car’s dashboard is enough to show the amount of vehicle management and driving assistance features are there in it! Advanced driver assistance systems...

Automobiles with Vision: What We Can Look Forward To

Embedded vision technology is based on visual input by using embedded systems. It is basically a combination of two things—embedded systems and computer vision technology. Once limited to minor use, the field...

What’s Transforming The Smart Vehicle?

Vehicles now seem more comfortable and easy to deal with, just like our mobile phones and their applications. I’ve always felt that cars do not have to look like a plumbing...

Electronics on Wheels

1. Visteon e-Bee Intelligent mobility. Visteon’s e-Bee concept car gathers and disseminates useful driving-related data, acts as part of a wider mobility-enabling network, and integrates technology and design that is connected, simple...

Guide on how to select pressure regulators for fuel systems

A pressure regulator is a valve that automatically cuts off the flow of a liquid or gas at a certain pressure. Regulators are used to allow high-pressure fluid supply lines or...

Electronics In Cars

JULY 2009: Necessity is the mother of invention. If you peep into the history, you would realise that cars were originally made of only mechanical parts, but today electronics constitute a...