Electronics

Actuators

Actuators

Actuators are an essential part of electronic control systems in passenger cars and commercial vehicles. It is their job to convert the electrical signals from the control unit into an action. Most actuators are electric motors...

Read more

CAN-Bus

CAN-Bus

The CAN bus is a bus system with a data transfer rate of up to 1 Mbit/s which permits serial data exchange between control units.

Read more

Throttle valve

Throttle valve

In general terms, the throttle valve must regulate the air or mixture supply for the combustion engine. Depending on the engine concept, this serves different purposes. In the case of petrol engines...

Read more

Throttle valve sensor

Throttle valve sensor

Throttle valve sensors are attached to the throttle valve axle. They capture the opening angle of the throttle valve and forward this information to the engine control unit as an electrical signal. The engine...

Read more

eCall

eCall

eCall is an automatic emergency call system for motor vehicles being planned by the European Union for mandatory integration into all new cars and light commercial vehicles as of October 2017.

Read more

Oxygen sensor

Oxygen sensor

Throttle valve sensors are attached to the throttle valve axle. They capture the opening angle of the throttle valve and forward this information to the engine control unit as an electrical signal. The engine electronics uses...

Read more

Wheel sensors

Wheel sensors

Today, the anti-lock brake system (ABS) is a standard feature of all new vehicles in Europe. ESP® is not far behind. To function reliably, electronic driving safety systems need information about the speed...

Read more

Tyre pressure monitoring system

Tyre pressure monitoring system

Tyre pressure monitoring systems (TPMS) measure the tyre pressure or record changes in pressure over time. The driver is presented with this information on the instrument panel. A distinction is made between direct and indirect TPMS.

Read more

Sensors

Sensors

In a way, sensors are the sensory organs of the vehicle. A fundamental component of electronic control systems, they must record physical or chemical variables and convert them into electrical signals...

Read more