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Freescale MCUs cut vehicle weight

3/19/2013 04:40 AM EDT
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Olaf.Barheine
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re: Freescale MCUs cut vehicle weight
Olaf.Barheine   3/21/2013 9:44:51 AM
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I could imagine, that in the future some kind of automotive ethernet will replace CAN, LIN, Flexray and MOST. But this is a hot potato!

pica0
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pica0   3/21/2013 8:51:01 AM
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The copper wiring neither makes a car more rigid nor helps to improve balance.

chanj0
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chanj0   3/20/2013 11:52:10 PM
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On one hand, the lighter the weight; the better the fuel efficiency. On the other hands, certain amount of weight is required to maintain the balance and the rigidness a vehicle. I am looking forward to some insights from professional with automobile industry background.

DBSingh180
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DBSingh180   3/19/2013 5:35:24 PM
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The kind of noise the electronics has to deal in a vehicle, is something that needs to be tamed. Auto electronics has to be extremely reliable as there are lives at stake.

eewiz
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eewiz   3/19/2013 4:16:40 PM
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Use wireless sensors with power harvesting. Even better weight savings :)

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