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Tuesday, June 7, 2022

The Auto Industry Struggles with Systems Engineering; Reinventing the Wheel

In 2013, Forbes reported that "developing a new car can cost as high as $6 billion," but that estimate pre-dated the explosion of software from ten million (10M) lines of code in a 2011 Chevy Volt to an estimated billion (1B) lines of code in an autonomous vehicle. It also predated post-Covid inflat...
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#Functional Safety #Automotive SPICE #Automotive Agile

Tuesday, June 7, 2022

Privacy Battle Over Connected Cars Takes An Interesting Turn In California

So goes California, and so typically goes the country, and the North American automotive industry along with it.
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#Cybersecurity #Automotive Agile #innovation

Friday, May 20, 2022

“Safe Software” Now The Table Stakes For Suppliers To Electric Vehicles

In 2021, the National Highway and Traffic Safety Administration (NHT HT -1.7%SA) essentially reopened a 2017 investigation into the continuing and numerous fire incidents involving electric vehicles. Amongst other aspects, the investigation will include the roles of battery management systems, opera...
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#Functional Safety #Automotive SPICE #Automotive Agile

Tuesday, March 29, 2022

The Wise, Above-Average Use Of Autonomy In Auto Manufacturing

“Embrace your average,” quips comedian Dustin Nickerson in a viral TikTok video. “I’m very moderate, I’m very in the middle, I’m very average … I consider myself to be the Toyota Corolla of people.”
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#Automotive SPICE #Quality #Automotive Agile

Wednesday, March 23, 2022

Alliances And Autonomous Vehicles: The Complex Timing Of Engaging Startup Companies

The lives of small and large companies mirror the energy usage within similarly-sized animals of the fauna: a small animal exerts most energy exothermically while rooting around the forest’s floor for its next meal while a large animal burns energy endothermically on its internal processes or churn....
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#Team Integration #Automotive Agile #innovation

Tuesday, March 22, 2022

Arming Emergency Teams With Data From The Connected Car

Twenty years ago today (March 14th, 2002), a tractor-trailer was headed northbound towards Chattanooga on I-75 in north near the Georgia-Tennessee state line. As it drove into a wall of fog, it unexpectedly slammed into the back of an imperceptible, slower tractor-trailer, and caused a chain-reactio...
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#Automotive Agile #Automotive #innovation

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