Automotive Supply Chain

Trustonic joins car connectivity consortium to protect connected car apps

Mobile security leader Trustonic today announces that it has joined the Car Connectivity Consortium (CCC) to contribute to the development of technical specifications for secure connected car technologies. The CCC is a cross-industry organization advancing global technologies for smartphone-to-car…

🕘 19/02/2020

Coronavirus: major disruptive event to global supply chains

Commenting on the effect of the Coronavirus outbreak on the global supply chain, Professor Richard Wilding OBE, Professor of Supply Chain Strategy at Cranfield School of Management, said: “This is a major disruptive event with global implications for supply chains. Air freight is already down…

🕘 10/02/2020

The ongoing failure of government to back UK manufacturing is behind the steep drop in annual car figures

Unite, the UK and Ireland’s largest union, has demanded the UK government act now to support our automotive industry following a further 14 per cent fall in annual car production figures for 2019. The figures which were compiled by the Society of Motor Manufacturing and Traders reveals that…

🕘 30/01/2020

How close are we to autonomous cars?

In the past decade, progress continues in the development and deployment of autonomous driving technologies, as we see market leaders like Google’s Waymo have achieved the milestones in on-road testing of their self-driving fleets, and companies like Tesla announced ambitious plans to…

🕘 10/01/2020

Artificial intelligence – the new way to think!

Artificial intelligence is the term used for robotic / machine intelligence. So far, AI has received positive feedback with its reliability along with efficiency. However, Artificial intelligence is a very controversial subject. Many people don’t like the idea of AI as it’s an…

🕘 08/01/2020

Vehicle Licensing Statistics reveal demand for electric vehicles will surge as we enter the new decade

The Vehicle Licensing Statistics have revealed that the number of electric cars has more than tripled in the third quarter compared to 2018, increasing by 234% … The ‘Road to Zero’ deadline is fast-approaching, and t he UK will end the sale of new conventional petrol and diesel cars and…

🕘 20/12/2019

Mouser Electronics and Bourns present new eBook on electric vehicles charging infrastructure

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the New Product Introduction (NPI) leader empowering innovation, announces a new eBook in collaboration with Bourns, exploring new components, technologies, and strategies for the design and development of electric vehicles. In Electrification of the Vehicle , subject…

🕘 09/12/2019

Global software services company Mobica opens German office as part of Automotive growth strategy

Global software services company, Mobica , has opened its first office in Germany, as it looks to strengthen its relationships with the country’s leading automotive OEMs and suppliers. The new Munich office will predominantly focus on its growing Automotive customer base and complements the…

🕘 06/11/2019

Steel & Alloy drives ahead with Street Crane

Steel & Alloy, an automotive supplier, has future-proofed its business with the opening of a new state-of-the-art alloy processing facility, fully equipped with three heavy duty Street cranes. The £27 million investment constitutes the first phase of the development, which has added…

🕘 08/02/2019

New TB-P and TL automotive power relay

With Panasonic’s new power relays TL (product number: ACTL3CR3C) and TB1 (product number: ACTBPDH4C), junction box manufacturers are able to reduce the size of smart junction boxes by replacing plug-in relays with space-optimized pc board relays. The new TL relay has a fuse rating of 40A and…

🕘 03/01/2018