October 22, 2020

Virgin Hyperloop joins forces with RADWIN to implement a cutting-edge communications system for its ultra-high-speed transportation pods

LOS ANGELES and TEL AVIV, Israel, Oct. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Virgin Hyperloop (www.virginhyperloop.com), the category leader in hyperloop development and RADWIN (www.radwin.com), the market leading train-to-ground wireless broadband provider, announced a joint collaboration to implement advanced wireless communications solutions for high-speed pods. RADWIN’s FiberinMotion® wireless mobility solution has been used to transmit mission critical information from the ultra-high-speed pods throughout hundreds of tests at their full-scale test site.  

Dawn Armstrong, Vice President, IT, of Virgin Hyperloop said “We are building the 5th mode of transportation that will impact travel patterns, economies, and transportation as we know it.  Every component that we incorporate into our system needs to be the very best, including the radio communications system. We evaluated and tested multiple radio systems for throughput and robustness in extreme conditions and selected RADWIN’s FiberinMotion to use throughout our testing rigs and facilities.  RADWIN has shown their

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Virgin Hyperloop joins forces with RADWIN to implement a cutting-edge communications system for its ultra-high-speed transportation pods | Nachricht

LOS ANGELES and TEL AVIV, Israel, Oct. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Virgin Hyperloop (www.virginhyperloop.com), the category leader in hyperloop development and RADWIN (www.radwin.com), the market leading train-to-ground wireless broadband provider, announced a joint collaboration to implement advanced wireless communications solutions for high-speed pods. RADWIN’s FiberinMotion® wireless mobility solution has been used to transmit mission critical information from the ultra-high-speed pods throughout hundreds of tests at their full-scale test site.  

Virgin Hyperloop and RADWIN announced a joint collaboration to implement advanced wireless communications solutions for high-speed pods. RADWIN’s FiberinMotion®  has been used to transmit mission critical information from ultra-high-speed pods throughout hundreds of tests at their full-scale test site.

Dawn Armstrong, Vice President, IT, of Virgin Hyperloop said “We are building the 5th mode of transportation that will impact travel patterns, economies, and transportation as we know it.  Every component that we incorporate into our system needs to be the very best, including the radio communications system. We evaluated and tested multiple radio systems for throughput and robustness in extreme conditions and selected RADWIN’s FiberinMotion to use throughout our testing rigs and facilities.  RADWIN has shown their

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Porsche joins multi-stakeholder Responsible Mica Initiative

Porsche has joined the Responsible Mica Initiative (RMI). This cross-industry coalition of international companies and non-governmental organizations is campaigning for transparency and improved working conditions in mica supply chains. The raw material is used in numerous industrial and cosmetic products. As an automotive manufacturer, Porsche also contributes to the global consumption of the raw material through use of mica in car paints. The sports car manufacturer represents the Volkswagen Group in the Responsible Mica Initiative.

India is one of the world’s most important mica producers. The local mining regions of Jharkhand and Bihar are marked by poverty. As part of internal analyses of selected paint supply chains, right back to the extraction of the raw material, Porsche identified potential sustainability risks in mica mining. The sports car manufacturer is working intensively with suppliers to ensure transparent and sustainable utilisation of the raw material mica.

For Porsche, responsibility begins a

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Former Mercedes-Benz Canada CEO joins Zanchin Automotive Group

NEWMARKET, ON, Oct. 13, 2020 /CNW/ – Mercedes-Benz Newmarket has now officially joined the expanding dealership family of Zanchin Automotive Group, the Zanchin Automotive Group announced today. Under its new ownership, the dealership will be led by the dynamic former president of Mercedes-Benz Canada, Brian Fulton.

Joe Zanchin, CEO of the Zanchin Automotive Group (left), and Brian Fulton, Managing Partner, Mercedes-Benz Newmarket (right). (CNW Group/Zanchin Automotive Group)

Fulton, who will be Managing Partner of the dealership, draws from a deep well of dealer, finance and Mercedes-Benz experience that goes back more than 30 years. President of Mercedes-Benz Canada from 2016 until July of this year, Fulton has seen the automobile retailing business from every side; and, steered successful marketing, sales, finance and dealer satisfaction programs in Canada, the U.S.A. and China.

“Bringing all of the many aspects of automobile retailing together — a high-integrity

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SafeRide Technologies Joins New Vehicle Health Management Consortium

TEL AVIV, Israel, Oct. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — SafeRide Technologies, a leading provider of AI-based vehicle health management, data analytics and cybersecurity solutions for connected and autonomous vehicles, today announced a partnership with the SAE Health-Ready Components and Systems (HRCS) Consortium, which was created in late 2019 to reduce existing barriers to the successful application of Integrated Vehicle Health Management (IVHM) solutions in both the automotive and aerospace industries.

HRCS members, including General Motors, Volvo Group Trucks Technology, and others, are collaborating to implement the best practices and guidance provided in SAE JA6268™ Standard: Design & Run-Time Information Exchange for Health-Ready Components. This standard facilitates the integration of IVHM functionality in health-ready components and systems to meet the needs and objectives of the industry in a cost-effective manner.

“As vehicle complexity increases, advanced VHM solutions can help OEMs and fleets reduce costs and improve operational efficiency,” said Yossi Vardi

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Racing legend joins Gordon Murray Automotive

Three-time Indy 500 winner Dario Franchitti takes up development role on the GMA T.50 hypercar.

Three-time Indianapolis 500 winner, Dario Franchitti, has joined Gordon Murray Automotive in a development role as the British hypercar maker forges ahead with production of its recently revealed GMA T.50.

Franchitti’s role will see him take on development work of both the GMA T.50 road car as well as the T.50s track-focussed version of the 3.9-litre, naturally-aspirated V12 hypercar.

“As a passionate road car fan, it’s exciting to be involved in the development of the T.50,” said Franchitti.

“It is going to be such an incredible car. A supercar designed and engineered with no compromises. It’s also a dream come true to work with and learn from Gordon Murray who is someone I have always had the greatest admiration for, both as an engineer and a friend. I’m looking forward to working closely

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Jerry Stump, P.E., Joins STV as Senior Vice President, Transportation & Infrastructure Division

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NEW YORK, Oct. 6, 2020 PRNewswire/ –Jerry Stump, P.E., a proven senior executive with nearly 40 years of industry experience, has joined STV as senior vice president and Eastern Region Manager of the firm’s nationally renowned Transportation & Infrastructure (T&I) Division. He will oversee business operations and strategic initiatives for the firm’s Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Southeast, and Midwest regional offices.

“Jerry brings a successful track record of leadership, strategic growth, and vision to STV,” said Rich Amodei, STV executive vice president of T&I. “He understands our business technically and operationally from the bottom to the top of the industry and will serve as a key leader and collaborator as the firm moves forward.”

Stump began his career in the public sector and went on to hold senior leadership positions for several

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proteanTecs’ Shai Cohen Joins Virtual Panel on Automotive Reliability at the GSA European Executive Forum

HAIFA, Israel, Oct. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — proteanTecs, a leading developer of Deep Data solutions for electronics’ health & performance monitoring, will be participating in a virtual panel discussion at the Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA) European Executive Forum 2020. The live panel discussion titled: “Reliability in Automotive Electronics” will be held on October 6th at 7PM CET. To register, visit here.

As vehicles become smarter, connected, and more fuel efficient, the content of electronics, especially semiconductors, is increasing dramatically. Unprecedented levels of reliability in electronics are demanded by the automotive industry as (1) more semiconductors are used in critical functions in the vehicle and as (2) emerging business models dictate an uninterrupted 24/7 exploitation of self-driving vehicles.

The panel will feature discussions by various players from the automotive ecosystem on challenges and solutions to address the reliability concerns of automotive electronics. Speakers include:

Moderator: 

  • Luca de
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