March 1998 Newsletter
Model-Based Electronic Engine Controls
Engine control experts from A.D. Little discuss trends in electronic engine controls. Model-based controls will have the greatest impact.
Hybrid Vehicles Promising
Toyota's introduction of its hybrid vehicle Prius has given other carmakers' hybrid development a push.
Breed Throws In With Siemens
Breed Technologies and Siemens Automotive merged their safety restraints business into a joint venture called BSRS. Simens acquired 10% of Breed stock.
Market for Airbags in North America
Freedonia Group study "Auto Safety & Security" projects the North American airbag market to reach $6.5 billion in 2001. Short with table
Motorola Semiconductor Products Sector, The Company Profile
Motorola SPS is the number-one worldwide automotive semiconductor supplier, with 17.4% market share, The Company Profile focuses on the Transportation Systems Group.
Average Semiconductor Content per Light Vehicle 1993 to 2001 in US Dollars
Table shows semiconductor content per vehicle by region in dollars and graphs worldwide semiconductor content per vehicle growth from 1993 to 2001.
Aftermarket and OEM Navigation Equipment Market in Japan
Graph shows the Japanese navigation equipment market in units in 1996, 1997 and 1998, factory installed and aftermarket.
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