UK-based Block Shield PLC has announced that its wholly-owned U.S.subsidiary Wave Zero has won an initial six-month blanket order contract to provide a major U.S. auto maker with EMC solutions. The solutions are designed to reduce the risks of non-compliance and field malfunction while reducing weight—ensuring EMC compliance with IEC Standard 60601-1-2, RoHS, WEEE, FDA, and FCC requirements. The client is a major supplier of systems, components, and engineering services for the majority of car manufacturers worldwide. Wave Zero’s EMC shielding solutions have been chosen by the client’s Telematics Automotive Systems Division to protect a United States auto maker’s voice activated mobile phone and digital music system, which will be installed as standard in a range of car models to be launched this year.Find the official original announcement on the Block Shield website. Remember that questions on automotive EMC can be posted to Interference Technology’s Automotive Forum.Draw on the expertise of hundreds of readers by trying it now.