On August 13, Qualcomm announced its newest acquisition, CSR plc (Cambridge Silicon Radio, not the Coalition for Sustainable Rail). The $2.4 billion deal nets Qualcomm Global Trading Pte. Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, with “a leading fabless provider of end-to-end semiconductor and software solutions for the Internet of Everything (IoE) and automotive segments.” CSR, a […]
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Formula E driver Nelson Piquet Jr. takes Qualcomm engineers on a sideways test drive as they try to explain the tech behind the racing series .
Leading the pack of Formula E electric race cars will be a pair of special BMW i8 hybrids equipped with Qualcomm’s Halo wireless charging technology.
Lord Drayson’s latest effort in the EV world is a bid to commercialize a wireless charging system similar to the one used on his record-setting race car.
The all-electric Formula E racing series is promising to push the boundaries of electric vehicles via motorsports, introducing new and exciting technologies that will eventually trickle down into production cars. One of those technologies is fast wireless charging, which Formula E partner Qualcomm will permanently install in host cities for public use. For the first […]
Why would a company create a functioning electric car, only to announce they’ll never build it? You’d have to ask Rolls-Royce, as they have done just that with an all-electric version of their Rolls-Royce Phantom. Based on the Phantom ultra-luxury car, which was originally equipped with a V12 engine, window curtains, dining tables in the back, suicide doors, brisk acceleration, and much more, Rolls-Royce executives has stated this car will never see production…but that doesn’t make it any less cool.