Ficosa supplies the rearview mirrors with builtin Fractal Antennas for… — Volkswagen Caddy

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Ficosa supplies the rear-view with built-in Fractal for the new Volkswagen Caddy

FICOSA Antennas in Mirrors

PRLog Release) — Nov. 4, — Barcelona (Spain) – the leading Spanish vehicle and components multinational, has developed and is now the rear-view mirrors with Fractal Antennas® used in the new model by Volkswagen.

Ficosa is the worldwide company to develop built-in solution (rear-view with antennas) for vehicle thanks to its knowledge and experience in systems integration, as well as its and experience in the development of antennas on patented fractal technology, thanks to its space-filling properties, for reduced size and multiband thus ability for integration any part of the vehicle, rendering “invisible” .

The rear-view mirrors with antennas for the Caddy model developed by the engineering teams in the Commercial Vehicle and Advanced Business Units of Ficosa. The manufactures them in Germany and them to the VW plant in Poznan where the German company this model just to the market.

Ficosa has incorporated active – including amplifier – into the model’s rear-view mirrors for (AM/FM1 and FM2), digital (DAB), telephone services and DCS 1800) and GPS.

This is the project of this kind for the company. Ficosa also and produces the rear-view mirrors built-in antennas for the Commercial of the Volkswagen Transporter, as well as for Fiat and Renault models, others.

Ficosa plans to launch two new of this nature for other between late 2010 and 2011. In addition Ficosa has pre-development projects for several luxury brands that have shown interest in the advantages and cost reduction by this solution.

Advantages of antenna systems into mirrors

— This solution improves the vehicle’s and aerodynamics. The antenna is invisible.

It reduces the OEM’s assembly It simplifies and facilitates overall assembly: rear-view mirror and – at the same time — in a operation.

— It reduces the length of the cables required to connect antennas from their location to the vehicle’s central

— It becomes the standard for all models in a vehicle line, of the type of finish (3-door, sedan, wagon, coupe, etc.). It avoids having to new and different antenna systems for model in the line.

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Ficosa, established in 1949, is a leader in the development, production and of systems and components for vehicles Systems, ADAS Systems, Control Systems, Advanced Underhood Systems and Door Systems). The Ficosa Group, in Barcelona (Spain), has a global of 6,800 people and has factories, centers and sales offices in 19 located in Europe, North South America and Asia. The is a Tier 1 supplier and technological for almost all of the world´s automotive

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