You have no doubt noticed the level of technology built into the modern automobile. Who could have guessed what we have today just 50 years ago? Where will we be in another 50 years? What about just 10, or even 5 years? Check out the video below to see the automotive vision of Texas Instruments in our near future.
About This Video And Its Authors TI, a leading supplier in automotive technology, offers innovations for cars of today and tomorrow. TI’s vision of near-term and longer-term automotive technology is featured in this video. TI’s automotive technologies give customers the ability to introduce many highly sophisticated features into today’s automobiles including infotainment systems that keep drivers informed and passengers entertained, safety features that assist with parking and detect driver drowsiness and innovative communications technology. TI’s automotive technologies transform cars into portable command centers for entertainment and information, with instant-on connectivity and adaptive safety technologies. TI automotive innovations drive sophisticated features that bring new levels of safety, body electronics, entertainment, power train enhancements and connectivity to today’s automobiles. With more than 30 years of automotive experience, TI offers an extensive semiconductor portfolio and industry expertise which are the foundation for the continually evolving innovative solutions developed by manufacturers and systems suppliers. TI automotive innovations are helping automakers and suppliers to the automotive industry improve system efficiencies and reduce the environmental impact of automobiles.
Over the last three weeks we’ve covered the technical nitty-gritty of how diesel engines work. Now that we’ve completed that short series, here’s something nice to top it all off. This is aa video except from the wonderful Discovery Channel program, “How It’s Made”. Now, you’ll get to see how a diesel engine is made in an Audi automotive factory!
We picked this up as reported on the NBC News site… Two of Toyota’s high-profile hybrid models, notably including the best-selling Prius, are being recalled due to brake problems, according to the Japanese maker. In all, about 87,000 vehicles are impacted, including Toyota Prius hatchbacks and Lexus HS 250h hybrids sold during the 2010 model-year. The maker does not say how many of each model are covered by the recall.