Autonomy, 48-volt powertrains amp up electrical system complexity

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You know how frustrating it is when you press a button or turn a knob in your car and something doesn't work as it should or doesn't work at all. As we move into the era of self-driving vehicles -- many of which will have a 48-volt system in the powertrain -- electrical failures can't happen. A camera, radar or lidar unit that functions intermittently or stops functioning could cause a fatal accident, and a short-circuit in the battery pack or electric motor in an electric vehicle can start a fire.

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