EVs and HEVs

E-Mobility Expands in Recreational Vehicles

Electric drivetrains are moving into more off-road categories of recreational vehicles. Snowmobiles, personal watercraft, ATVs, and other powersport vehicles are actively adopting connectivity solutions used in motorcycle, e-bike, and automotive designs. Although the development of electric drivetrains for cars, trucks, and mass transit is well underway, two-stroke-engine powersport vehicles such as snowmobiles, off-road vehicles, andRead More

Magnetic Connectors: The Latest in Hybrid Connectivity for e-Mobility Applications

Hybrid magnetic connectors provide the same power and signal capabilities as traditional connectors in a robust, self-aligning, zero-force, self-mating interface designed to address the needs of various e-mobility applications. Hybrid magnetic connectors with self-locating designs offer an innovative alternative to standard mechanical coupling connectors for powering and light electric e-mobility vehicles (LEVs) such as wheelchairs,Read More

November 2020 Connector Industry News

Summary coverage of upcoming industry events, as well as recent award, partnership, promotion, personnel, facility, distribution, standards, association, and certification news from across the connector industry. November 2020 Connector Industry News November 2020 Connector Industry News > Event News  HARTING is presenting two live, back-to-back web seminars dedicated to the newest technologies in PCB connectivityRead More

October 2020 Connector Industry News

Summary coverage of upcoming industry events, as well as recent award, partnership, promotion, personnel, facility, distribution, standards, association, and certification news from across the connector industry. October 2020 Connector Industry News  October 2020 Connector Industry News > Event News  Radiall is presenting the second part of its two-part webinar series dedicated to its optical interconnectRead More

The Automotive Industry is on the Brink of Total Transformation

In 10 years, the automotive experience will be vastly different than it is today. Automotive capabilities, fueling strategies, usage and ownership patterns, and the overall driving experience are rapidly changing, in large part to innovations that begin at the connector level. The automotive industry is undergoing an incredibly dynamic period of innovation that will resultRead More

Automotive Connectors Meet New Challenges as Vehicle Technologies Improve

Connectors used in automotive applications enable everything from stereo systems to drivetrains. As these systems become more connected, more automated, and more energy-efficient, they require connectors that can deliver high-speed connectivity in rugged, lightweight, and easy-to-install designs. Harsh-environment connectivity has extended to various mobility applications including passenger and racing vehicles. This brings a host ofRead More

Electric Vehicle Charging Connectors Product Roundup

This week’s Product Roundup highlights electric vehicle charging connectors from leading suppliers. Electric Vehicle Charging Connectors Phoenix Contact’s e-mobility product portfolio offers innovative, high-power, DC charging technology for infrastructure and vehicles in the U.S., Europe, and China. Its DC Charging Cables are available in 40–500A variants ideal for use in applications extending from homes andRead More

August 2020 New Connectivity Products

Summary coverage of new-to-market connectivity products, including interconnects, wire and cable, cable assemblies, materials, accessories, tools, development kits, and connector-adjacent technologies, such as sensors and antennas. Supplier names are generally linked to product announcements and product names are generally linked to product pages or datasheets. August 2020 New Connectivity Products August 2020 New Connectivity ProductsRead More

Growing Demand for Data is Fueling the Automotive Ethernet

The connected vehicle brings freedoms for drivers and passengers but takes a toll on in-vehicle network design and performance. A new Ethernet standard enables lighter, more powerful systems. The old cliché about a car being only a means of getting from A to B doesn’t apply in the 21st century. Today’s cars do so muchRead More

MIPI A-PHY Automotive Interface Helps Integrate Advanced Connectivity

As automotive applications expand to include complex sensor, camera, and infotainment capabilities, a more powerful, design-friendly connectivity specification will help manage the required power and data. As the connected car continues to evolve, essential operational systems are being augmented with new capabilities, such as autonomous functions, driver-assist technologies, advanced safety features, and infotainment systems. ElectrificationRead More

High-Tech e-Bikes Become the Perfect Alternative to Public Transportation

Innovations from the electric vehicle world, like refined battery systems, sensor-rich technologies, and data gathering capabilities, have helped electric bicycle sales boom in 2020. Electric bicycle manufacturers expected 2020 to be a subdued year, as tariffs pushed up prices on their products. Instead, it has turned out to be a record-setting time for sales. PeopleRead More

2020 Data Connectivity eBook

In our new 2020 Data Connectivity eBook, more than 25 connector suppliers with proven experience developing and deploying high-speed, high-bandwidth, and high-signal-integrity components share their unique perspectives on the best products and practices for solving today’s challenges and supporting tomorrow’s scalability. Data is the lifeblood of our digital age. Few things were left undigitized atRead More

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