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Connected Car News: Juice Technology, Sensata, Arbe, Veoneer, Strategy Analytics

Connected car news includes Juice Technology, Sensata, Arbe, Veoneer, Strategy Analytics and more.

Juice receives ISO/SAE certification

A leader in mobile charging stations for electric vehicles, Juice Technology is internationally certified according to ISO 21434, a proof of risk management in product development.

The ISO/SAE 21434 standard will be published in August 2021 and relates to production vehicle components, spare parts and accessories. It covers all stages of the vehicle lifecycle, from development to production, operation, maintenance and recycling. While the off-vehicle infrastructure is not really covered by the standard, the charging infrastructure is directly affected by the standard as it is closely related to the electric vehicle infrastructure.

Sensata’s new brake pedal force sensor for EMB

Sensata Technologies has announced a new brake pedal force sensor for electromechanical braking (EMB) that enables a safer and better braking system.

Automotive electrification and automation are accelerating the trend toward electromechanical braking in the next generation of vehicles, especially hybrid and electric vehicles (EVs). As electronics replace traditional hydraulic components in brake-by-wire systems, pedal assemblies require new sensing topologies. This trend, coupled with stricter demands for functional safety, is leading vehicle and braking system manufacturers to consider a variety of brake sensing technologies that ensure EMBs maintain or exceed the performance and safety of legacy systems. increase.

Sensata’s micro strain gauge brake pedal force sensor powers the future of braking. By implementing this sensor, the stopping distance of the vehicle can be shortened compared to existing technology. It improves braking power by accurately and quickly capturing the driver’s braking intention.

Sensata’s brake pedal force sensors can withstand forces up to 600N (extendable to other forces), meet functional safety requirements up to ASIL C, and operate at temperatures up to 140°C. A compact design, flexible integration options, and a variety of outputs make it easy for engineers to customize the sensor for their application.

The new brake pedal force sensor offers several advantages over traditional pressure and/or position sensing technologies, including:

  • Brake-by-Wire e-Pedals enable accurate, robust, and fast driver intent measurement with zero or limited motion
  • Improves response time by more than 10ms and shortens braking distance
  • Detects system mechanical failure due to stuck pedals
  • Supports hydraulic, electro-hydraulic, and brake-by-wire brake architectures

Veoneer and Arbe jointly develop radar

Automotive technology company Veoneer and 4D imaging radar solutions company Arbe Robotics Ltd (Nasdaq: ARBE) have announced plans to jointly develop a radar to deploy automotive-grade safety and autonomous capabilities.

Veoneer chose to partner with Arbe after five years of extensive research into technology start-ups. 2K Industry-leading high-definition surround radar that enhances the fusion of perception systems and sensors.

Veoneer develops, markets and integrates two surround 4D imaging radars that extend Arbe’s reference design. One is a long range, high resolution, 360° sensing solution with 48×48 RF channels (Tx/Rx) and the other with 24×12 RF channels. Veoneer’s patented waveguide technology further enhances Arbe’s performance metrics by improving antenna efficiency and reducing performance variability in the manufacturing process.

The 4D ultra-high resolution imaging radar operates in difficult weather and lighting conditions, distinguishing between true threats and false alarms to ensure safe roads for drivers, pedestrians and other vulnerable road users. Radar sensors are modular in design, highly reliable and affordable, offering both redundancy and data diversity critical for both automotive-grade safety and autonomous feature deployments.

The new surround radar is expected to enter the prototype stage by mid-2023.

xEV semiconductor demand forecast

The push towards electric vehicles is determined by consumer awareness and government regulations and mandates related to climate change and the need to reduce emissions and reverse the effects of global warming. The latest Strategy Analytics Electric Vehicles Service (EVS) report “xEV Semiconductor Demand Outlook 2021-2029” shows that electric vehicle production will grow at a CAAGR of 26% from 2021 to 2026, with production at We predict it will be closer to 54.1. This drives demand for his corresponding xEV powertrain semiconductors, growing at his CAAGR of 31%, projected to reach $27.3 billion by 2029.

Semiconductor demand from xEV powertrain systems covered in this analysis includes key systems required to operate mild-hybrid, full-hybrid, plug-in-hybrid, and battery-electric powertrains. This includes battery management systems, DC/DC converters, main traction inverters, electric motors and on-board chargers. Battery electric vehicles will constitute the largest market for semiconductors growing at a CAAGR of 39% and account for his 82% of the total electric vehicle powertrain semiconductor market opportunity in 2029.

Asif Anwar, Executive Director of Strategy Analytics, said: “This translates into a market for SiC (silicon carbide) growing at a CAAGR of 39% from 2021 to 2026, growing to $8.3 billion by 2029, at which point demand for SiC semiconductors will surpass Si We will reach a tipping point beyond the demand for (silicon) power semiconductors.