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"Standardization Efforts on Autonomous Driving Safety Barely Under Way"
How safe is safe enough? The auto industry needs to work collectively to develop standards for safety-critical systems in autonomous vehicles. Appears in February 2017 newsletter. $65.00
 
"GENIVI and AGL Have Much in Common"
The GENIVI Alliance and the Automotive Grade Linux project have similar objectives and use a lot of the same software components in their platforms. Both could expand beyond IVI systems to autonomous driving applications. Appears in February 2017 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Standardization Efforts on Autonomous Driving Safety Barely Under Way"
How safe is safe enough? The auto industry needs to work collectively to develop standards for safety-critical systems in autonomous vehicles. Appears in February 2017 newsletter. $65.00
 
"OTA Updates—Carmakers Proceeding Deliberately"
It will take carmakers at least another five years to implement the OTA capability Tesla started with in 2012. Some standards are emerging. Appears in September 2016 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Autosar's Next Generation: The Adaptive Platform"
Rather than adding another version to the existing Autosar standard, the partnership is creating an all new Adaptive Platform to manage software complexity in future vehicles. Appears in October 2015 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Interview with Ford's Jim Buczkowski"
Jim Buczkowski, Ford's highly respected electronics expert, talks about current industry trends and standards, Ford's challenges and changing relationships in the supply chain. Appears in October 2015 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Autosar's Next Generation: The Adaptive Platform"
Rather than adding another version to the existing Autosar standard, the partnership is creating an all new Adaptive Platform to manage software complexity in future vehicles. Appears in October 2015 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Interview with Ford's Jim Buczkowski"
Jim Buczkowski, Ford's highly respected electronics expert, talks about current industry trends and standards, Ford's challenges and changing relationships in the supply chain. Appears in October 2015 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Connected Car Data Standards and Pools"
Multiple efforts are underway to develop common standards for collecting, sharing and using data produced by connected cars. Continuously updated, precision maps, required for autonomous driving, is one application for this swarm intelligence. Appears in September 2015 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Volkswagen's Top EE, Volkmar Tanneberger"
Volkmar Tanneberger talks about advanced electronics in the new Volkswagen Passat. He also shares insights on device connectivity and the need for cybersecurity standards. Appears in September 2015 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Connected Car Data Standards and Pools"
Multiple efforts are underway to develop common standards for collecting, sharing and using data produced by connected cars. Continuously updated, precision maps, required for autonomous driving, is one application for this swarm intelligence. Appears in September 2015 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Volkswagen's Top EE, Volkmar Tanneberger"
Volkmar Tanneberger talks about advanced electronics in the new Volkswagen Passat. He also shares insights on device connectivity and the need for cybersecurity standards. Appears in September 2015 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Wireless Device Charging Not Yet Mainstream"
While plenty of consumers want it in their cars, wireless device charging is stalled for lack of agreement on standards and a lack of devices on the market that support inductive charging. Appears in November 2014 newsletter. $65.00
 
"JASPAR Update"
High-speed networking is one of JASPAR's most active working groups. Appears in April 2014 newsletter. $65.00
 
"U.S. Carmakers Relatively Slow to Adopt ISO 26262"
European carmakers and the tier ones who serve them are adopting the ISO 26262 safety standard recommendations more quickly than their counterparts in other regions. Appears in December 2013 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Autosar Momentum Grows"
General Motors leads the Detroit Three in adopting the Autosar standard. Appears in November 2013 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Device-to-Car Connectivity Still a Jumble"
Many protocols are available to link smartphones to head units but none has yet emerged as an industry standard. Appears in October 2013 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Interview with Volvo E/E Vice President, Thomas Müller"
Among the topics Dr. Müller discusses is Volvo's new domain architecture, which goes into production at the end of 2014. Appears in September 2013 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Conversation with Harald Kröger, Mercedes' VP for E/E and e-Drive"
Mr. Kröger discusses the new S-Class, standards and what he would like to see from suppliers. Appears in July 2013 newsletter. $65.00
 
"VW Group and Mercedes Committed to MOST150"
Both carmakers use MOST150's Ethernet channel for easy interfacing with IP applications. Appears in February 2013 newsletter. $65.00
 
"CAN FD Positioned for Success"
CAN FD (Flexible Data Rate), offering data transmission rates as high as 4 megabits per second, is garnering interest from carmakers around the globe. Appears in December 2012 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Carmakers Speak Panelists Discuss What's Next and What's Needed"
At the Convergence 2012 panel session, top EEs from Audi, Fiat, Ford, GM, Nissan and Toyota gave their views on the state of automotive electronics and where the industry is headed. Appears in November 2012 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Small Eclipse Working Group Tackles Tools Integration Challenge"
Work by the Eclipse Auto IWG brings the industry a little closer to solving the problem that has confounded auto electronics developers for fifteen years. Appears in June 2012 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Insights from PSA's Frederic Barrand"
PSA's vice president of EE systems shares his thoughts on what is needed from suppliers and where automotive electronics technology is headed. Appears in April 2012 newsletter. $65.00
 
"MirrorLink Smartphone Standardization: Difficult"
The MirrorLink connectivity standard is being closely followed by the automotive industry, but few carmakers or smartphone makers have fully committed to implementing it in the near future. Appears in November 2011 newsletter. $65.00
 
"ISO 26262 Taking Hold"
While not yet published in final form ISO 26262, the Road Vehicles--Functional Safety standard, is being widely adopted by carmakers and suppliers. Appears in October 2011 newsletter. $65.00
 
"SAE Product Safety Committee"
Using ISO 26262 as a framework, the SAE committee will develop global hazard classifications for safety-critical systems based on exposure, severity and controllability. NHTSA will participate. Appears in October 2011 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Autosar Momentum Is Building"
As carmakers implement Autosar more widely in the next few years, the number of unique ECU software platforms will quickly decline. But some carmakers have opted to roll out with Autosar version 3.2, while others have chosen version 4.0. Suppliers will be supporting at least three versions of Autosar for many years to come. Appears in June 2011 newsletter. $65.00
 
"German Five Push Three New EE Standards"
Audi, BMW, Daimler, Porsche and Volkswagen are jointly and publicly supporting standards for a 48-volt bus architecture, a partial network architecture and an electric vehicle charging interface. U.S. carmakers are also backing a common EV plug. Appears in June 2011 newsletter. $65.00
 
"RIM Gaining a Foothold in Automotive"
With help from its acquisitions of Dash Navigation and QNX, RIM has established a presence in automotive. Compatibility with automotive standards is essential for smartphone manufacturers. Appears in December 2010 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Carmakers Speak Panelists Polled on EE Standards"
The panelists disclosed which industry standards would find high volume application in their vehicles in the next five years. Appears in November 2010 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Multiple AC Charge Coupler Standards for EVs Emerge"
SAE J1772 defines the standard AC charging interface for plug-in electric vehicles in North America and Japan. Three different AC standards for Europe are being finalized by the IEC. Standards for fast DC charging are still in the early stages. Appears in July 2010 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Nokia Makes Headway with Terminal Mode Car Interface"
Nokia has been working with the German carmakers and Fiat as well as Harman, Alpine, Continental and Magneti Marelli to develop its Terminal Mode software spec to integrate smartphone apps with vehicle displays and controls. Appears in June 2010 newsletter. $65.00
 
"JASPAR Update"
A brief look at the status of the JASPAR consortium's work on Autosar and FlexRay standards. Appears in September 2009 newsletter. $65.00
 
"U.S. Energy Policy No Boon to Diesels"
New CAFE standards in the United States will have little effect on the demand for diesel cars. Volkswagen sees a growing market for diesels even while other carmakers scale back diesel programs in favor of hybrids. Appears in July 2009 newsletter. $65.00
 
"A Third Path to Infotainment Software Reuse"
Audi and EB (Elektrobit) are jointly developing a new infotainment software platform. EB will later offer the product to other carmakers, providing an alternative to Microsoft Auto and the Genivi open source, Linux-based platform. Appears in July 2009 newsletter. $65.00
 
"U.S. Energy Policy No Boon to Diesels"
New CAFE standards in the United States will have little effect on the demand for diesel cars. Volkswagen sees a growing market for diesels even while other carmakers scale back diesel programs in favor of hybrids. Appears in July 2009 newsletter. $65.00
 
"New U.S. 35.5 MPG Rule Puts Electrification Front and Center"
Find out what impact new CAFE standards will have on the automotive electronics industry. Appears in June 2009 newsletter. $65.00
 
"BMW Takes Open Source Infotainment Platform Public"
GENIVI, BMW's open source infotainment collaboration with Intel and Wind River, is recruiting more participants. GM, PSA, Magneti Marelli, Delphi and Visteon are already alliance members. Open source code wins praise from tier ones. Appears in March 2009 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Convergence 2008 Panelists Cool to Standards"
Top EEs on the Car Makers Speak panel at Convergence 2008 weigh in on FlexRay, Autosar, MOST, Linux Infotainment Platform, CE4A and NGTP. Appears in November 2008 newsletter. $65.00
 
"NHTSA Monitors Safety Standards"
NHTSA's schedule of safety standards evaluations 2009 - 2012 Appears in November 2008 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Is SMSC's Grip on MOST Technology Restraining the Market?"
Suppliers and carmakers think more access to SMSC's proprietary MOST technology would lower the cost of MOST and increase market acceptance. Some are looking at Ethernet as a possible alternative to MOST. Appears in November 2008 newsletter. $65.00
 
"NHTSA Monitors Safety Standards"
NHTSA's schedule of safety standards evaluations 2009 - 2012 Appears in November 2008 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Top Ten Automotive Electronics Industry Trends"
Paul Hansen gives his list of the leading trends and explains how they will affect the automotive electronics industry in the years to come. Appears in September 2008 newsletter. $65.00
 
"AUTOSAR's Global Adoption Very Slow"
Carmakers are taking a step by step approach to implementing the AUTOSAR standard software architecture. BMW goes first; Mercedes and Volvo have plans in place. Appears in May 2008 newsletter. $65.00
 
"FlexRay Moving SlowlyToward Volume Production"
Top engineers from Audi, BMW, Mercedes, Porsche, Volkswagen and Nissan brought us up to date on their plans for bringing FlexRay to production vehicles. Japanese carmakers will likely deploy FlexRay at a lower bit rate than the Germans. Appears in July 2007 newsletter. $65.00
 
"HMI on the Front Burner"
Carmakers are challenged to develop a human machine interface that not only helps differentiate their brand from the competition, but also provides a safe interface to a growing number of embedded and portable electronics. The proposed XML standard for specifying HMI requirements has not been widely adopted. Appears in July 2007 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Car Makers Speak About Electronics Standards"
Convergence 2006 panelists from six major car manufacturers indicate which standards--including LIN, Autosar, FlexRay, Java, iPod, USB and MOST--will find high volume production in five to seven years. Appears in November 2006 newsletter. $65.00
 
"AUTOSAR Standard Software Platform Only a Matter of Time"
BMW and PSA are the first carmakers to commit to using the AUTOSAR software platform in production vehicles, beginning in 2008. Appears in October 2006 newsletter. $65.00
 
"CEA's MOST Aftermarket Gateway Fights Uphill Battle"
Aftermarket suppliers' dream of a gateway into a vehicle's E/E networks remains on hold. More carmakers implementing MOST would be a boost. Appears in November 2005 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Jaspar Steps Up"
The Jaspar consortium represents the common position of members Toyota, Honda and Nissan on FlexRay and Autosar--and in the future on microcontroller and tool standards. Appears in November 2005 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Autosar Spec Due Year-End 2006"
The Autosar spec should be complete and fully tested by the end of 2006. Appears in October 2005 newsletter. $65.00
 
"BMW Leads in Chassis Control--FlexRay Network is Key Enabler"
Beginning with electronic damping, BMW intends to use FlexRay to replace CAN in chassis systems. Eventually integrated chassis functions will be controlled with one central ECU. Appears in July 2005 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Software Process Standards Gaining Influence"
Carmakers and suppliers are turning to CMMI and SPICE to improve software development processes. Includes table "CMMI/SPICE Activity in the Automotive Industry," which lists carmakers' and suppliers' favored process model, current maturity levels and goals. Appears in July 2005 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Pew Center Studies Fuel Economy and Greenhouse Gas Emissions"
Graph shows the Pew Center's comparison of fuel economy and emissions standards for the EU, Japan, China, Australia, Canada, U.S. and California. The U.S. lags far behind. Appears in February 2005 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Bluetooth in the Car a Go--But Specs Need More Work"
Bluetooth is finding its way into more cars and phones, but glitches are a problem. A new version of the Hands-Free Profile is nearing completion. Appears in February 2005 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Connection to Apple iPods Will Stay Proprietary"
Apple will keep its iPod connector and protocols proprietary. Carmakers are looking for a single solution to connect portable devices to the car's display, switches and speakers. Appears in February 2005 newsletter. $65.00
 
"MOST Faces Stiff Headwinds"
Carmakers are running into problems as they implement MOST networks in series production. General Motors will not apply MOST beyond the Saab 9-3. Appears in December 2004 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Six Carmakers Pick Standards"
Convergence panelists from Ford, GM, DaimlerChrysler, Nissan, Honda and Volkswagen indicate their companies' plans for using LIN, MOST, FlexRay, Safe-by-Wire, OSEK, AUTOSAR, Java, 1394 and Bluetooth in the next five to seven years. Appears in November 2004 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Renault Compares MOST to IEEE 1394"
Table compares pros and cons of MOST vs. IEEE 1394 Appears in November 2004 newsletter. $65.00
 
"AUTOSAR Standard Software Architecture Partnership Takes Shape"
Carmakers stand to benefit from standard hardware and software. GM will join AUTOSAR as a core member. Japanese carmakers began JASPAR, with goals similar to AUTOSAR's. Appears in October 2004 newsletter. $65.00
 
"AMI-C Nearly Spent"
Mission accomplished, AMI-C winds down activities. Appears in May 2004 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Big Obstacles Ahead for Bluetooth"
Despite the longstanding promise of Bluetooth, problems with the Hands-Free Profile still limit automotive applications of the standard to only the most basic cell phone functions. The Bluetooth Car Working Group is attempting to increase Bluetooth functionality with a new Hands-Free Profile, version 2.0. Appears in March 2004 newsletter. $65.00
 
"LIN 2.0 Mux Spec Stirs Controversy"
The LIN Consortium released the LIN 2.0 standard for a low speed, in-vehicle serial data communications network. German carmakers have embraced the spec, GM and Ford want additional changes to enable lower cost implementations of LIN. Appears in February 2004 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Report from Tokyo"
Meetings with the top electrical engineers from Toyota, Honda and Nissan gave us some insight into auto electronics at Japan's big three. Japan is working on pre-crash sensing, international standards, and traffic information from vehicle "probes." Appears in November 2003 newsletter. $65.00
 
"AUTOSAR Open System Architecture Partnership to Go Public"
A consortium of German carmakers and suppliers plan to announce a new initiative to develop a standard, open, non-proprietary software infrastructure on which proprietary vehicle control systems can be built. AUTOSAR was to be announced at the Baden-Baden conference Electronic Systems for Vehicles. Appears in September 2003 newsletter. $65.00
 
"A Few Carmakers Consider Airbag Bus Standards"
Two potential airbag bus standards in development today could eliminate some wiring and reduce costs in advanced safety restraint systems. GM is taking a close look at Safe-by-Wire. Not much action yet for the competing bus from BST --Bosch, Siemens, Temic. Appears in March 2003 newsletter. $65.00
 
"MOST Common in Europe"
European car manufacturers are already using the MOST fiber-optic multimedia communications bus. Appears in February 2003 newsletter. $65.00
 
"LIN Standard Going Global"
Already in use by German carmakers, the LIN protocol will likely be adopted soon by the SAE. Appears in October 2002 newsletter. $65.00
 
"AMI-C Readies Release 2 Amidst Budget Squeeze"
Some carmakers will take what was AMI-C work in-house, reducing the amount of funds passed through AMI-C. Release 2 specs due before year end. Appears in September 2002 newsletter. $65.00
 
"FlexRay Protocol Picks Up Support"
Industry support is building behind FlexRay for safety-critical communications. Appears in June 2002 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Microsoft Automotive Business Unit, The Company Profile"
Microsoft offers its Windows CE for Automotive 3.5 platform for telematics applications. Appears in June 2002 newsletter. $65.00
 
"IDB-C Ready, Carmakers Aren't"
Carmakers don't seem to see the benefits of, or the need for IDB-C. Appears in February 2002 newsletter. $65.00
 
"WAP for Telematics--Unlikely"
Few telematics developers see WAP as the way to bring Internet access to cars. Appears in December 2001 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Telematics Computing Platforms--Many Alliances and Players"
By the end of the decade, nearly half of all new vehicles will have an embedded computing platform capable of running telematics and multimedia applications. While the market is still fragmented, suppliers are organizing around top component manufacturers. Appears in September 2001 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Automotive Bluetooth--Later"
The first automotive Bluetooth applications will not appear until late 2003. Appears in July 2001 newsletter. $65.00
 
"X-by-Wire Communications Protocol: Possible FlexRay and TTP Merger"
Technical and political issues still divide TTP and FlexRay supporters, but German carmakers hope to adopt a standard communications protocol for by-wire applications. Appears in May 2001 newsletter. $65.00
 
"AMI-C Joins OSGi"
AMI-C wants to extend OSGi specifications to vehicles, standardizing delivery of wireless services like navigation, real-time traffic data and security. Appears in March 2001 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Germans Quit AMI-C for Now"
Frustrated with the collaboration's slow pace, DaimlerChrysler, BMW and VW withdraw from AMI-C. The door remains open for their return. Appears in February 2001 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Sun and OnStar to Jointly Create Java Middleware"
If the two companies are successful in their cooperative development effort, a global automotive standard could emerge. Appears in December 2000 newsletter. $65.00
 
"BMW and Mercedes Choose FlexRay"
A real-time communications protocol for safety-critical systems--like electric brakes Appears in December 2000 newsletter. $65.00
 
"MOST Definitely Aboard"
MOST may become the automotive standard for high-speed digital audio and video communications networks. Appears in November 2000 newsletter. $65.00
 
"AMI-C Reaches Critical Juncture"
The German carmakers are losing patience with the slow progress at AMI-C. The Germans have proposed a leaner budget and organization. Appears in November 2000 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Carmakers Unable to Deliver Full Potential of Auto Electronics"
Publisher Paul Hansen responds to the theme of Convergence 2000: Automotive Electronics, Delivering Technology's Promise. Appears in October 2000 newsletter. $65.00
 
"AMI-C Update"
The Automotive Multimedia Interface Collaboration is changing its legal status to a nonprofit corporation. Release 1 specifications are due in October 2000. Appears in June 2000 newsletter. $65.00
 
"LIN: Class-A Open Mux Standard Gains Momentum"
The global auotmotive electronics industry is coming together around LIN (local interconnect network), an open Class-A, single-wire serial multiplexing bus based on common UART SCI hardware. Appears in April 2000 newsletter. $65.00
 

 

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