Leveraging its SOI-based A-BCD mixed-signal HV process technology, NXP’s announced:
• the ASL1010NTK and ASL1010PHN, driver IC solutions designed for vehicle LED headlights and tail lights, the industry’s first to integrate critical functionality such as temperature feedback, fault detection, control for dimming, and short circuit protection.
• Shipment of its two millionth FlexRay transceiver – less than a year after shipping the one millionth. FlexRay is being adopted for reducing CO2 emissions, improving manufacturing efficiencies, safety regulations and convenience features.
• The new Audi A8 features In-Vehicle Networking (IVN) technology powered by NXP’s FlexRay, CAN, LIN and SBC transceivers, enabling a series of new applications such as advanced driver assistance systems, adaptive cruise control and active chassis stability system.