Electric Vehicles

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  • By Adrien Mann If you’ve been in a new car lately, you know that automotive OEMs are focused on reducing noise from sources like the engine, wind, and rolling. This means that drivers and...
  • After more than a decade away from race circuits, Jaguar Racing is joining the latest Formula E series
    Electric vehicles hogged the limelight at this year’s Paris Motor Show, and not just cars of the road-going variety. With the third season of the FIA Formula E championship commencing earlier...
  • Automotive Infotainment System
    Today’s infotainment system is the brain of a modern vehicle as it provides its operating information and the information on its surroundings. It helps the driver navigate and operate the vehicle...
  • Electric vehicles look set to hog the spotlight at this autumn’s Paris motor show
    Electric vehicles look set to hog the spotlight at this autumn’s Paris motor show as makers put increasing faith in a technology that is still struggling in the showrooms. The biannual...
  • Brake rotors are a prime target for light-weighting. Why? For starters they are heavy, around 21 lbs per wheel for a large sedan. This mass has a significant rotating inertia which needs to be...
  • A lot has been discussed in the media recently about the next generation of Class 8 tractor designs and how they will seek to improve aero-efficiency – and therefore reduce costs – for...
  • Exa's Dr. Andrea Shestopalov Describes Exa's Optimization Solution
    Exa's Dr. Andrea Shestopalov describes how Exa's solution for optimization is based on a statistical response surface approach and is a fully automated process using Exa PowerFLOW's...
  • Tesla has stated that with the new Model 3 electric car, it wants to reduce the drag co-efficient to an incredibly slippery 0.21 CD (210 counts), down from 0.24 on the Model S.
    Tesla has stated that with the new Model 3 electric car, it wants to reduce the drag coefficient to an incredibly slippery 0.21 CD (210 counts), down from 0.24 on the Model S. But the maker also...
  • Early thermal evaluation through simulation can help identify optimum efficiency early in the development process
    Vehicles powered by internal combustion engines are seldom short of excess heat. In fact, Exa’s PowerFLOW® simulation software is often used by the world’s leading car manufacturers...
  • VW BUDD-e Concept At CES
    The blueprint for future electric-vehicle platforms looked to have been set in stone at the Las Vegas Consumer Electronics Show (CES). Concepts unveiled by newcomer Faraday Future and by Volkswagen...
  • Exa's new acoustics simulation solution, PowerACOUSTICS' FIND, offers vehicle manufacturers a unique way to easily isolate acoustic noise sources. Autoline Daily recently highlighted this novel...
  • It’s been a three and a half year tease from Tesla CEO Elon Musk, but many will say it’s been worth the wait as the Model X was unveiled last night at the company’s...
  • It’s July, and getting hotter every day. Spending time in the car can provide a welcome respite from the soaring temperatures outside. That said, a car’s heating, ventilation and air conditioning (...
  • Lithium-ion batteries are like humans – they don’t like to be too cold and they don’t like to be too hot. Achieving this equilibrium creates a problem for manufacturers working on...