Automotive

Accelerate the future of automotive systems

Leverage our decades of experience meeting complex automotive design challenges to get electrified, connected and automated cars to market faster.

Advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS)

Simplify your design from driver assist to driverless.

Body electronics & lighting

Optimize passenger comfort and convenience through scalable solutions.

Hybrid, electric & powertrain systems

Electrify vehicles to reduce emissions and improve efficiency.

Infotainment & cluster

Connect inside, outside and beyond for an enhanced driver experience.

Passive safety

Design reliable restraint and braking systems with our integrated circuits.

The electrified vehicle

Meet emissions regulations by improving the efficiency of combustion engines, electrifying mechanical components and innovating hybrid and electric vehicle systems.

This reference design functions from a base of SiC MOSFETs driven by a C2000™ MCU with SiC-isolated gate drivers. It implements three-phase interleaving and operates in CCM to achieve 98% efficiency.

Traditional 12-V electrical systems in vehicles are reaching their limits. To reduce input current, automakers are moving power-hungry systems to a new 48-V rail powered by a lithium-ion battery.

Learn about all of the factors involved in the design strategy behind HEV/EV battery management systems, including the battery pack and managing the state of charge, in this technical article.

Automotive cockpit technology

The road to autonomy

Accelerate development of advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) to build smarter and safer cars that reduce human error on the road.

Simplify design with this design with a radar sensor, two CAN-FD PHYs and a power supply on a single board, making it ideal for space-constrained front or corner automotive radar systems.

Autonomous vehicles are one of the most talked-about technologies in automotive. Discover what’s really happening in ADAS and the future of the self-driving car.

Placing cameras inside the vehicle to detect head and eye position can help determine drowsiness or distraction. Learn more about driver monitoring systems and how to design one.

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The connected car

Connect people and cars through fast and secure in-vehicle networking and data transfer for a seamless, interactive experience.

Size and accuracy both matter when it comes to designing satellite nodes for PEPS systems. To solve this challenge, implement this small design featuring multiple antennas to accurately determine AoA.

Central to the idea of the “connected” car is the its telematics system. Learn about the telematics trends the market is seeing, typical subsystems and how to address common design challenges.

Telematics systems have evolved greatly since introduced to vehicles. See what clues the systems can give us about the connected car future that may be more accessible than we think in this article.

Automotive cockpit technology

The evolution of the cockpit

Enhance the driving experience from entry-level to premium, while minimizing processing power and maximizing vehicle efficiency.

Featuring a Jacinto™ 6 processor, this six-layer design reduces PCB costs through an optimized via breakout scheme, integration of key features and an optimized power distribution network.

Designed for safety and robustness, our Jacinto 6 processors help redefine the traditional infotainment processor architecture. Learn more about how they're revolutionizing the digital cockpit.

Automotive audio is a lot more than just speakers. Explore the full range of audio end equipments we see in present and future vehicles that are changing the cockpit experience.

Automotive cockpit technology

Passive safety

Since the 1980s, our products have enabled  anti-lock braking, vehicle stability and airbag systems. Meet the stringent safety, quality and reliability requirements of these complex systems today using our highly integrated devices.

TPIC71004-Q1

Prevent inadvertent deployment of automotive airbag and restraint systems with our 2-, 4- and 8-channel squib drivers with channel-independent safety and control features.

TPIC7218-Q1

Simplify system design with our braking device that integrates most functions of a braking system including solenoid valve control, fault monitoring and configurable I/O channels.

Automotive passive safety technology