Tech industry betting the farm on EVs, AVs

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In recent memory, no topic has generated as much interest and enthusiasm among investors, entrepreneurs, and engineers as highly automated vehicles (AVs). Seemingly almost everyone in the high-tech industry wants to climb onto the self-driven bandwagon — including robotic scientists, AI specialists, chip designers, and sensor developers.

Equally significant, the promise of AVs has energized traditional automakers around the world.

Yukihiro Kato, senior executive director at Denso Corporation, noted in his keynote speech at the International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC) this year that the automotive industry is experiencing a “once-in-a-century transformation” — driven by advancements in connected, efficient, and automated driving. Read more...

Resource: Electronic Products
                  Junko Yoshida