Infineon’s acquisition of Cypress makes it the world’s No.1 supplier of ICs for automotive, points our IHS Markit.
One of Apple’s newly filed patents is shedding light on the development of its Project Titan electric car. The patent is about the EV’s battery that appears to be securely tucked under the car’s floor. Potentially, the upcoming electric car from Apple can challenge the Tesla Model X and Elon Musk’s other vehicles.
BMW Motorrad has filed patents for an electrically-driven front wheel that is likely to be featured in future generation adventure bikes. The patent drawings are ostensibly of an electric front wheel drive system, which will be able to supply drive force in combination with the conventional rear-wheel drive on motorcycles.
Weighing just 20 lb (9 kg) and folding into a 10-inch-diameter (25-cm) ball for transport, the Jyroball is a super-compact self-balancing urban monowheel that its creators say is one of the easiest yet to learn to ride. And at US$395 on Indiegogo, it’s less than half the price of most competitors.