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Electromobility and all its challenges (3/6)

In the third of this series of six blogs looking at electromobility Mark Patrick, Mouser Electronics, looks at the role of electric powertrains in the electric vehicle revolution,

When vehicles that include electric powertrains outnumber fossil-fuel vehicles, it will in fact be the second time in history this has happened. Interest in electrifying horse-drawn carriages goes back to the 1820s, with electric vehicles accounting for a third of all traffic by the turn ...

UK poised to drop Huawei

It appears that the UK is poised to end the use of Huawei technology in its 5G network, with the government set to announce a major policy change.

What lies ahead?

No one could have planned for a social and business experiment on the scale that this pandemic has brought us, but despite the unprecedented situation, the resilience people have demonstrated over the last two months has been staggering

Electromobility and all its challenges (1/6)

In this series of six blogs, Mark Patrick of Mouser Electronics, examines the topic of electric vehicles, the technologies that enable them, the limiting factors affecting development and adoption, and what we can expect in the future.

A touchscreen turnaround

Self-service screens are everywhere and the global market was worth $23billion in 2018. Annual growth was expected to register 9% through to 2025 but, as a result of COVID-19, there are now widespread concerns among consumers about the health risks of touching shared surfaces.

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