Today, automotive researchers and engineers are constantly evolving their research to optimize propulsion system control technologies for the vehicles of tomorrow. At labs around the globe, R&D teams are heavily focused on improving fuel efficiency and reducing emissions through technology such as more efficient, user-friendly stop-start systems and mild hybrid powertrains.
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COLUMBUS-INDIANA- MAY 14, 2018 - LHP Engineering Solutions, an engineering services provider and technology integrator has brought together Instruments, PTC, and AASA’s LiFi subsidiary, 01LightComm, to create a framework for an NI-Based Functional Safety and Cyber Security Validation Platform. The demonstration addresses the universal automotive principles of Functional Safety violations resulting from Cyber Security compromises. The impactful automotive demonstration leverages the existing technology available in today’s market, introduces LiFi as a viable V2X communication option, and addresses the specific automotive Functional Safety risks in a Cyber Security realm.
One of the major efforts to increasing Hybrid Vehicle/Electric Vehicle battery utilization efficiency in the automotive industry is focusing on the inverter. Current estimates of switching losses are in the range of 5-15%. Switching losses are inevitable, but we can address this by design and target how we want to mitigate it while weighing the factors of compactness, ease of design, ease of manufacturability, and cost
Career enhancement is not always easy to achieve. When we talk about career enhancement it doesn’t always entail moving to a better position, but instead, it encompasses expanding your skill set, distinguishing yourself from others, and getting more involved where you see fit. Some people aim to move upward in a company, advancing to every new opportunity they can find. While others who, instead of moving upward, just want to enhance themselves in order to excel in the position they currently have.
Augmented Reality, and its cousin Virtual Reality, commonly referred to as A/R or AR and V/R or VR, have long held great intrigue by nearly everyone who is aware of their possibility. Virtual reality, the idea that we can immerse ourselves wholly in a digital and artificial rendering of the world, has been dreamt about for decades, and is ever closer permeating our everyday lives. Most have seen the advertisements that turn some smart phones into a VR headset. Extreme sports enthusiasts have probably seen commercially available 360-degree field of view cameras. This is quickly bringing millions their first samples of virtual reality and the power it has.
The first two blogs in this 3-part series were all about investing in yourself and understanding how to research a company before you got an interview. Now, it’s all about making sure the actual position you applied for, is really the position you want. Follow along in the third part of this series to understand why finding the right position is just as important as finding the right company.
In the first blog series - Investing in Yourself and in Your Resume - we discussed how to prepare for an interview by investing in yourself. We learned that resume preparation is essential to catching the eye of a recruiter or potential employer. Understanding what you want in the future, and where you want to be is also crucial. By understanding where you want to be in five or ten years, you will be able to frame out how your skills can help an organization grow. In part 2 of the blog series, we dig a little deeper to help job seekers understand the critical elements during a job search.
Seeking a job in any industry can be challenging, but one of the most challenging industries to break into is the automotive industry. With advancements in technology, process, and tools happening nearly every day, hiring managers are forced to be very particular and precise in what they are looking. Candidates are required to have specific qualifications, skill sets, and adequate of experience. While experience and a well-rounded skill set are important, job seekers must be able to take the first steps to finding the correct job and going about the application process correctly. This will be a three-part blog discussing three major tips for job seekers.
Continuing from LHP’s recent post on Platooning - “Is Platooning the Future of IoT in The Trucking Industry?”, there are other implications to the evolving automation of heavy-duty trucking, especially as they relate to big data and analytics. As a review, the areas of EU regulatory framework are to focus on-
Today’s job market looks more different than it ever has before. Industries that our grandparents and great-grandparents once knew are becoming obsolete due to the rising trend in autonomy. Remember when you heard someone say, “robots will take over the world one day?” Well, they weren’t wrong, but maybe it’s not such a bad thing. The automotive industry is being propelled forward by technology and autonomous features, and the next job to be taken over by a robot is “driver.”