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Automotive

Automobiles are transitioning to xEVs (BEVs, HEVs, PHEVs, and FCEVs) worldwide in an effort to create a decarbonized and energy-saving society, and the number of electronic components installed per vehicle is increasing substantially. In addition, the automotive field is entering a new era of evolution toward safer, more comfortable, and more energy-efficient driving including advanced driving assistance systems (ADAS) and autonomous driving technologies that use various sensing and wireless communication technologies and the advancement of in-vehicle networks and infotainment systems.

Automotive

Supporting the New Automotive Field

  • Temperature sensors
  • Pressure sensors
  • Current sensors
  • Acceleration sensors
  • Angle sensors
  • Location sensors
  • Gyroscope sensors
  • PTC thermistors
  • CeraLink®
  • Common mode filters for in-vehicle LAN
  • Neodymium magnets
  • Ferrite magnets
  • DC-DC converters for xEVs
  • Onboard chargers
  • Ring varistors
  • Transponder coils
  • InWheelSense

Supporting the Transition to
xEVs (BEVs, HEVs, PHEVs, and FCEVs)

Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV)

Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV)
In-Vehicle Motors
  • Neodymium magnets for driving motors

    Powerful neodymium magnets with characteristics optimized for xEV driving motors

    Neodymium magnets for driving motors
  • Ferrite magnets for compact DC motors

    High-performance ferrite magnets used in compact DC motors for windshield wipers, power windows, etc.

    Ferrite magnets for compact DC motors
In-Vehicle Power Supplies
  • DC-DC converters for xEVs

    High-efficiency in-vehicle power supplies that convert high-voltage electricity from the main battery to low voltage for use by in-vehicle devices

    DC-DC converters for xEVs
  • Onboard chargers

    In-vehicle power supplies that convert commercial AC electric power to DC electric power used by xEV batteries, and put batteries on charge

    On-board chargers (battery chargers)

Promoting Further Safety and Connectivity

Promoting Further Safety and Connectivity
ADAS/Autonomous Driving Systems
  • Acceleration sensors/gyroscope sensors

    High-performance sensors that detect the start of movement and braking of the vehicle, vehicle posture, etc.

    Acceleration sensors/Gyroscope sensors
  • TMR angle sensors

    High-precision magnetic sensors that detect the rotation angles of the camshaft, steering wheel, etc.

    TMR angle sensors
In-Vehicle Infotainment Systems
  • Piezo speakers PiezoListen

    Thin speakers that use a piezoelectric diaphragm and function as speakers by being at tached to various objects

    Piezo speakers PiezoListen™
  • MEMS microphones

    Compact, high-per formance microphones that use MEMS technology and are ideal for hands-free and other devices

    MEMS microphones
Electronic Control Units (ECUs)
  • MEGACAP

    Multilayer ceramic chip capacitors (MLCCs) with metallic terminals attached for enhanced vibration resistance

    MEGACAP
  • Power inductors

    Key components of the ECUs of DC-DC converters and the lineup includes various types with magnetically shielded structures

    Power inductors

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