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  • NXP and Hitachi Collaborate DSRC V2X

    NXP Semiconductors, Hitachi Solutions partner on DSRC-based V2X


    Image: NXP NXP Semiconductors and Hitachi Solutions are partnering to develop a new V2X solution, initially for the Japanese market with launch in 2019. This will combine NXP’s V2X modern and processor with a Hitachi V2X software stack, to be supplied to carmakers as telematics modules or on-board units. ...

  • NXP S32S Safety MCUs and MPUs-3

    NXP launches next-generation microprocessors for vehicle dynamics


    Image: NXP NXP Semiconductors has announced a new series of microprocessors for controlling dynamics in next-generation electric and autonomous vehicles. The NXP S32S family of microprocessors are for systems to safely accelerate, brake and steer, in both driven and autonomous modes; they use the latest Arm Cortex-R52 cores giving ...

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    Changan to use NXP chips for V2X communication


    Using laser projections, Changan recently unveiled its new CX70 SUV in Peru (Photo: Changan) 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 ...

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    NXP to work with China on smart connected vehicles


    China is expected to be the world's biggest market for connected cars soon (Photo: Deutsche Telekom) 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 ...

  • nxp.automotiveIT

    NXP works with Trillium on automotive cybersecurity software


    NXP is keen to develop systems to protect connected cars from cyber attacks (Photo: NXP) NXP will test test Trillium's SecureCAR cybersecurity software in its next-generation microcontroller platform, as the chipmaker steps up its efforts to build embedded technology that can withstand cyber attacks. NXP said Trillium's software complements ...

  • nxp.automotiveIT

    NXP, Freescale in semiconductor mega-merger


    (Photo: NXP) 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 ...

  • Delphi.NXP.automotiveIT

    Delphi strengthens ties with NXP


    Delphi is a major provider of automotive infotainment systems (Photo: Delphi) Delphi  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 ...

  • audi nxp Ricky_Hudi_Kurt_Sievers.automotiveIT

    Audi, NXP sign strategic partnership


    Audi's Ricky Hudi (l) and NXP's Kurt Sievers signed the agreement at the electronica 2012 fair in Munich (Photo: NXP) 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 ...

  • NXP_Ethernet.automotiveIT

    Broadcom, Hyundai take next step to bring ethernet in car


    The OPEN alliance says ethernet is a cost-effective automotive networking technology (Photo: NXP) 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. ...

  • hella nxp ambient light.automotiveIT

    NXP enables new LED ambient lighting solution


    Ambient lighting is increasingly becoming a differentiator in car interiors (Photo: Hella) 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 ...

  • nxp.automotiveIT

    NXP supports 48 volt electrical systems


    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 ...

  • NXP_Ethernet.automotiveIT

    Alliance formed to advance ethernet for in-car connectivity


    The OPEN alliance says ethernet is a cost-effective automotive networking technology (Photo: NXP) 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 ...

  • bosch fehrenbach 2011 awards.automotiveIT

    Bosch issues supplier awards


    Bosch CEO Franz Fehrenbach presented supplier awards to 60 companies this year (Photo: Bosch) Robert Bosch resumed its "Bosch Supplier Awards," which recognize suppliers that have performed particularly well in terms of quality, pricing, reliability, technology and continuous improvement. The German automotive supplier presents the awards every other year, but ...

  • nxp freeman.automotiveIT

    NXP moves automotive sales & marketing to Shanghai


    NXP’s Freeman is now closer to the company’s growth markets NXP Semiconductors is moving its automotive sales and marketing headquarters to China, in a sign that auto-industry suppliers recognize that major growth markets lie in Asia. Netherlands-based NXP, a global semiconductor group with 2010 revenue of 4.4 billion dlrs, said ...

  • eCall

    Successful eCall field trial ends


    A two-week trial of Europe’s planned eCall mobile emergency warning system ended successfully this week, with three test cars transmitting 15,000 calls across sixteen EU member states. One of the goals of the test was to see whether the technology can function across borders, regardless of the mobile-connection technologies used ...