NXP Semiconductors has signed an agreement with Changan Automobile to deliver infotainment semiconductors to the Chinese carmaker. In a second phase, Changan will rely on NXP chips to increase its cars’ connectivity. NXP, one of the largest makers of automotive semiconductors, said it would work with Changan to develop industry standards for future vehicle semiconductors. Read More..
NXP and China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) will jointly conduct research on secure car connectivity and infrastructure projects to make traffic smarter. The Dutch semiconductor group said it had signed an agreement with MIIT to help China’s auto industry develop the connected technologies that are expected to define tomorrow’s transportation infrastructure. As Read More..
NXP will test test Trillium’s SecureCAR cybersecurity software in its next-generation microcontroller platform, as the chipmaker steps up its efforts to buildÂ embedded technology that can withstand cyber attacks. NXP said Trillium’s software complements its own hardware and expands its position in automotive cybersecurity. For Trillium, a Japanese software company founded in 2014, the joint test Read More..
Netherlands-based NXP has agreed to acquire Freescale, creating a mixed signal semiconductor group with combined annual revenue of more than 10 billion dlrs. The two companies said in a press release that the combined group, which will have a leading position in automotive semiconductor products, will be able to, over time, generate annual savings of Read More..
Delphi Â is making NXP one of its strategic core suppliers as it extends a long-term relationship in automotive electronics. NXP, a Netherlands-based semiconductor group, said a recently signed new agreement with Delphi encompasses a range of automotive semicondocutor applications including infotainment and networking products. Under the pact, Delphi, a major US-based automotive supplier, will start Read More..
Audi has signed a strategic partnership with semiconductor maker NXP to boost innovation speed and time to market of new automotive electronics applications. The areas covered range from in-vehicle networking and car entertainment to emerging technologies for the connected car. Audi’s chief executive engineer for electrics and electronics, Ricky Hudi, said in a press release Read More..
Broadcom and Hyundai have signed a joint development agreement to use ethernet-based networking for in-car infotainment. The collaboration aims to integrate infotainment, telematics and advanced driver assistance systems into Hyundai vehicles using Broadcom’s BroadR-Reach ethernet technology. Last November, carmakers BMW and Hyundai teamed up withÂ Broadcom, NXP Semiconductors, Freescale and Harman to make ethernet the computer Read More..
NXP said it has developed an in-vehicle networking solution that makes it easier to offer a flexible LED-based ambient lighting application in cars. The Netherlands-based semiconductor group said its UJA1018 product allows local interconnect network (LIN) addresses of LED modules to be programmed after installation in a car, rather than during module manufacturing. This provides Read More..
NXP has developed a new family of Flexray transceivers aimed at helping carmakers introduce higher voltage electrical systems. The Netherlands-based semiconductor group said it is now offering carmakers a new family of 48 volt transceivers capable of supporting electrical architectures operating at up to 60 volts. The move follows an agreement by BMW, Audi, Daimler, Read More..
Carmakers BMW and Hyundai have teamed up with Broadcom, NXP Semiconductors, Freescale and Harman to make ethernet the computer networking technology of choice inside the car. The move comes as the auto industry is preparing for new and more data-heavy applications for tomorrow’s cars. Key among these are camera-based safety and security features, but Read More..