Helping Carmakers Electrify Faster
Phoenix-based ON Semiconductor supplies discrete chips and integrated electronic systems to carmakers for everything from lighting and safety to electrification and autonomous driving.
Deres Eshete, director of marketing for automotive power solutions, says much of the company’s focus in electrification is on next-generation solutions that help extend battery life, deliver greater performance and enhance reliability.
Sandy Munro and his team of engineers and costing analysts at Munro & Associates were contacted by UBS Research—an arm of the giant banking and investment firm—and asked whether it was possible to do a teardown and cost assessment of the Chevrolet Bolt EV.
This is not a piece of modern art: Rather, it is an image from Blackmore Sensors and Analytics of Bozeman, Montana, micro-Doppler signatures of pedestrians (or maybe that’s a pedestrian, singular) walking (see it now?). Blackmore is a company that is developing FMCW lidar.
Chrysler pioneered the modern-day minivan more than 30 years ago and has been refining and improving that type of vehicle ever since.