Capitalizing on Mitsubishi Electric Corporation's success in the Japanese and European automotive microcontroller (MCU) markets, the Electronic Device Group of Mitsubishi Electric & Electronics USA, Inc., today introduced powerful "7600 Series" 8-bit, "M16C" 16-bit, and "M32R/E" 32-bit controller area network (CAN) MCUs for the North American automotive market. Focused on safety, comfort, and convenience, Mitsubishi's CAN MCUs provide high performance, energy efficiency, and feature-rich intelligence for key automotive systems such as airbag/occupant sensing, electronic power steering (EPS), anti-lock brake system (ABS), powertrain, and body control applications.