This new SupplierBusiness Briefing introduces thermoelectric technology, and is designed to give an automotive industry overview of TE applications by looking at examples of current R&D and real-world applications. In particular, the report examines the thermoelectric effect and the automotive applications of thermoelectric generators (TEGs) in terms of design, benefits and issues, as well as the latest developments from GM, Faurecia, Purdue University, BMW and Ford.
Furthermore, this study examines the automotive application of thermoelectric HVAC (TE HVAC), including TE climate controlled seating, battery thermal management, LED lighting applications, boosting PV performance, cold start assistance and beverage cooling & warming. GM, Ford, Amerigon & Visteon: zonal TE HVAC projects are also examined along with electronic systems cooling in terms of radar, sensors, microprocessors & ADAS, LED lighting applications.
SupplierBusiness BRIEFINGS provide focused information on industry hot topics. Shorter than the traditional SupplierBusiness reports, they are focused, clear and concise. Based on interviews, meetings and information obtained directly by our analysts from players active in the areas under consideration, they contain the genuine voice of the industry.
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