19 Oct '15, 3pm

[gas 2.0 post] Honeywell Precision Behind 280MPH Toroidion Supercar

[gas 2.0 post] Honeywell Precision Behind 280MPH Toroidion Supercar

MINNEAPOLIS – When a first-of-its-kind electric supercar that can reach speeds up to 280 mph hits the road for the first time, Honeywell (NYSE: HON) sensors will be the technology keeping its drivers safe and in control. Finland-based Toroidion Oy has chosen Honeywell smart position sensors for the electric concept 1MW supercar. The sensors – which are normally used in applications such as heavy duty machinery applications for their precision – will provide precise steering wheel and accelerator pedal response. These are critical functions that can help drivers maintain control of the electric powertrain car, which features 1 megawatt of electrical power and an equivalent of 1,341 horsepower. “This type of speed requires an extremely sensitive steering for a comfortable experience and maximum safety at extremely high speed,” said Pasi Pennanen, Toroidion Oy chief executive...

Full article: http://gas2.org/2015/10/19/honeywell-precision-behind-280...

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