New Partnership to Advance Smart Plug-In Vehicle Charging

Nov. 2, 2016
Agreement will integrate Mentor's Volcano VSTAR AUTOSAR stack with Telemotive's Power Line Communication.

Mentor Graphics Corp. has signed an engineering and marketing agreement with Telemotive AG, a Magna International company and automotive supplier of engineering services and tech products.

The heart of the agreement will be the integration of Mentor's Volcano VSTAR AUTOSAR stack with Telemotive's Power Line Communication (PLC)two technologies which together provide software building blocks to automotive suppliers creating electronic control units (ECUs) that allow for smart charging of electric vehicles.

Smart charging, which includes transmission of data via charging cables, allows for secure payments at the network of for-pay public charging stations around the world. Telemotive provides a software stack supporting error-free communication between a charging column and vehicle.  

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