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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

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

Friday, May 13, 2022

Gate4SPICE Event - 19 May 2022; "Machine Learning and Automotive SPICE" -Santa Clara, California

What:  "Machine Learning and Automotive SPICE" Gate4SPICE Event  
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#Automotive SPICE

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

Tuesday, March 15, 2022

The Complex Creation Of Newly Needed Software Teams In The Auto Industry

The world is changing rapidly. Exponentially. For 150 years, mechanical engineering ruled the Industrial Revolution and companies thrived based upon patentable ideas and ingenious designs. But then the Digital Revolution changed everything to connected coffee makers, connected dog collars and yes, c...
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Tuesday, March 8, 2022

Auto Recalls Down Overall, But Not For Everyone

As the United States approaches Vehicle Safety Recalls Week (March 8th to 12th), there is a natural pause and curiosity around how manufacturers are doing. Given a 42% increase in recalls from 2014 onward and a rise in electronics and software which, per OESA’s Automotive Defect and Recall Report, n...
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