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A selection of posts from T&VS relating to the automotive industry

Automotive ICs and ISO 26262

Safety: The Absence of Unreasonable Risk Author: Mike Bartley, T&VS founder and CEO | Filed as: automotive ics and ISO 26262 In a recent Design and Verification Europe meeting (DVClub) organised by T&VS a wide range of expert speakers shared their experiences on how to ensure automotive ICs are compliant with the safety requirements [...]

T&VS Bring V&V Expertise to Innovate UK Funded Autonomous Commerical Vehicles Project

Dubbed "RoboPilot", the project will see Charge Automotive lead a consortium, including T&VS, to bring autonomous racing technology to the light commercial vehicle market and demonstrate SAE level 4 autonomy. RoboPilot features in the second stream of Connected and Autonomous Vehicle (CAV2) projects that were recently awarded £31m of Innovate UK led funding.  The CAV2 [...]

The Growth Of The Autonomous Car Market

The offroad parts supplier recently finished working on a research graphic “The Growth Of The Autonomous Car Market”, which they agreed we could share with our readers as it provides a very good summary of the current state-of-play. The autonomous car market is currently growing at an existential rate and many driverless vehicles are [...]

Best ways for Testing Vehicle Active Safety Systems

In many instances industry-wide and regulatory test protocols have been established to assess vehicle safety performance. But when it comes to evaluating supplemental systems that might interrupt or override a driver’s operational control of a vehicle. This article from Ansible Motion outlines how to control the vehicle in ways that may not synchronize with the [...]

The growing importance of ISO26262 tool qualification for automotive software vendors

Commercial test tools are helping automotive software vendors to save time, but off-the-shelf solutions also must be qualified to safety-critical requirements. As ISO26262 grows in importance as a means of demonstrating best practices, the ability to produce compliance documentation will become increasingly critical. This article from Embedded Computing outlines why ISO26262 is increasingly important as a liability defense mechanism. Read [...]

Getting ISO26262 Faults Straight

ISO26262 for automotive requires that the impacts of random hardware faults on hardware used in vehicles are thoroughly analyzed and the risk of safety critical failures due to such faults is shown to be below a certain threshold. This article from Mentor Graphics describes where random hardware faults are coming from, how the probability for [...]

Security Nightmare of Driverless Cars

Security will always remain a challenge for newly introduced technology. This threat is considered to be one of the major technical challenges confronting the automotive industry today. Cyber Security consultant, Ashiq from Trip Wire, outlines how to eliminate the cyber security attacks in the driveless vehicles. […]

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