Stuttgart, Germany Vector has become a Premium Partner in the AUTOSAR consortium which was founded in September 2003 to establish an open standard for automotive electrical and electronic architectures.
BMW, Daimler Chrylser, Ford, PSA Peugeot Citron, Toyota, Volkswagen, Bosch, Continental, and Siemens VDO are among the core members aiming to standardize basic system functions and functional interfaces, provides the ability to integrate and transfer functions and to improve software updates and upgrades throughout the vehicle lifetime.
It covers body electronics, power train, chassis and safety as well as multimedia systems, telematics and man-machine-interfaces and Vector will contribute its competence and know-how for ECU development and ECU networking.
Thomas Beck, managing director Vector Informatik, said, “Vector will support the aim of AUTOSAR, to standardize the basic system functions and functional interfaces. This will lead to a substantial improvement of development processes and at the same time enhance the quality and reliability of vehicle electronics significantly. Vector will support the evolving standards with its products.”