FREE NEWSLETTER

It’s all about Data!

29 August 2017

On the road and on the race track, just knowing how fast you are travelling is no longer enough. While in motion, your car is generating a lot of data. Generally, it’s being stored on the car’s electronic control unit (ECU), so when you take it in for a service, the engineers know what tasks need addressed first, or if there’s anything they need to understand more before a particular job.

Data on the car’s health is also key in the world of motorsport – things like oil temperature and pressure are equally critical to know as on its road-car cousin, however, the critical data as far as the track-side engineer is concerned is much more performance related – the need for speed is the name of the game here!

Learn more about how data is transferred from vehicles to the engineers and how they use this data to improve automotive designs:

READ MORE

Click here to return to TE Connectivity profile

Partners

Latest issue

FREE Newsletter

Stay up to date and a chance to win 1 Years Subscription*

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Latest Tweets

Stay up to date with our social world

RACE TECH magazine @RaceTechmag
18 Jul
We are delighted to announce yet more VIPS who will be attending the World Motorsport Symposium including… https://t.co/dD64KfWBvg
RACE TECH magazine @RaceTechmag
17 Jul
Looking forward to attending the @MIAmotorsport House Of Lords Summer Reception this evening.
RACE TECH magazine @RaceTechmag
17 Jul
Forecasting the Future https://t.co/pnEPl2zXu3
RACE TECH magazine @RaceTechmag
17 Jul
Driverless cars coming to Formula Student https://t.co/MoDps1y9hR
RACE TECH magazine @RaceTechmag
16 Jul
VW I.D. R Pikes Peak sets new record for electric cars at the Goodwood Festival of Speed https://t.co/I5xu6iOTIi
RACE TECH magazine @RaceTechmag
15 Jul
Now that’s what you call going out in style - the University of Glasgow car @FormulaStudent https://t.co/68gbhLqhmd
RACE TECH magazine @RaceTechmag
15 Jul
The future is coming https://t.co/cQngEL3faD
RACE TECH magazine @RaceTechmag
15 Jul
Formula Student - Breaking down barriers https://t.co/EfUr9TlgX4