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    How the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 impacts the US EV ecosystem
    On 7 August 2022, Democrats in the US Senate passed the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022, which aims to not only take control of rising inflation by reducing the fiscal deficit but also invest in domestic manufacturing of renewable energy and electric vehicles (EVs), secure the necessary supply chain, and cut down the carbon footprint by roughly 40% by 2030. The proposal made within the purview of the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 (IRA) expects to raise about USD739 billion and invest about ...
    Software complexity starting to cost CEOs their job
    Complexity in the software has increased to a level where it has become not just difficult to debug and maintain, but it has compounded an OEM’s already difficult situation to comprehend the overall system interactions between various electronic control units (ECUs) and to properly test all the various combinations of features in a car. Most of the software in vehicles is written by suppliers that also use third-party software and work with externals, so the OEM’s control on the result is ve...
    Software complexity starting to cost CEOs their job
    Complexity in the software has increased to a level where it has become not just difficult to debug and maintain, but it has compounded an OEM’s already difficult situation to comprehend the overall system interactions between various electronic control units (ECUs) and to properly test all the various combinations of features in a car. Most of the software in vehicles is written by suppliers that also use third-party software and work with externals, so the OEM’s control on the result is ve...
    CarPlay gets a major facelift
    Apple has announced a major expansion of CarPlay at the 2022 Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) that aims to transform the entire dashboard of the vehicle. The next generation of CarPlay promises to support multiple displays beyond the primary center stack screen and utilizes vehicle data to allow users to control the radio, adjust HVAC controls and seamlessly display speedometer, fuel level, temperature, and other information directly on the instrument cluster.   But are ...
    Suppliers to the 2022 Honda Civic
      The 2022 Honda Civic Hatch is assembled at the Greensburg Assembly plant in United States .Production of the vehcile will peak at more than 93,700  units in 2023. 
    Middleware software: The race to develop automotive operating system
    Software now underpins virtually all elements of the vehicle, from basic cockpit functions to new safety features and powertrain management systems. The advances in vehicle software architectures and function developments are helping automakers to find new revenue, monetizing parts of the vehicle that in the past might have become quickly outdated. To attain the new software-defined vehicle business goal, the automotive industry has been on a mission to limit the increase in hardware resulting f...
    Shanghai lockdown creates new supply chain concerns for OEMs
    A dramatic surge in new COVID-19 infections and the breakout of a new sub-strain of the Omicron variant forced the mainland Chinese government to impose a full-scale lockdown in the country’s financial hub, Shanghai, from early April. Shanghai is a major automotive component manufacturing hub as well, and a prolonged lockdown in the city would cause significant disruptions to vehicle production in the region, and logistical barriers hindering export of parts from the country. The lockdown h...
    Suppliers to the 2022 Chevrolet Silverado
    The 2022 Chevrolet Silverado is assembled at the Oshawa Assembly plant in southern Ontario .Production of the vehcile will peak at more than 84360  units in 2023. 
    Automotive software growth is still at full throttle despite the impact of Russia-Ukraine conflict
    The conflict in Ukraine is disrupting not only the supply chain for critical components and materials, it is also causing consequences to the software companies serving the automotive sector. Indeed, multiple automotive software companies have branches and software developers in Ukraine, and this poses an obvious immediate threat to the execution and delivery of software development projects. This insight presents the findings and feedback received during the research.S&P Global Mobil...
    Russia-Ukraine conflict: Shortage of several critical parts leaving German OEMs exposed
    The ongoing conflict in Ukraine has disrupted production at several supplier facilities, forcing them to announce temporary production suspensions or shifts of production operations to other sites, opening another front for carmakers scrambling to stabilize their production output in light of the ongoing semiconductor shortages. Tier-1 suppliers, such as Leoni, Gentherm, Aptiv, Kostal, Kroschu, Fujikura, Sumitomo Electric, Nexans, Yazaki, and Prettl, have plants in Ukraine producing primarily wi...
    Auto parts to software ecosystem: Does Aptiv and Wind River merger make sense?
    Well-known auto parts maker Aptiv acquired automotive and IoT software developer Wind River on 11 January 2022. This is the first automotive acquisition of this year. This deal is the biggest since 2017 and the divergence of Delphi by Aptiv. Aptiv Aptiv PLC, formerly known as Delphi Automotive PLC, is a tier-1 supplier for the automotive industry. Aptiv designs and manufactures vehicle components and provides electrical and electronic and active safety technology solutions to the global au...
    Stellantis’ push for multi-billion software revenues rests on customer-centric offerings
    Earlier this month, Stellantis chalked out its software strategy for the decade, validating the paradigm shift in the automotive industry as more OEMs begin to focus on software-driven revenues. The Netherlands-based automaker forecast that its software-enabled products and subscriptions would generate approximately EUR4 billion (USD4.5 billion) in annual revenues by 2026 and EUR20 billion by 2030. Stellantis said that it intends to move to an open software-defined platform from dedicated ele...
    Suppliers to the new Opel/Vauxhall Mokka
    The second-generation Opel/Vauxhall Mokka is assembled at the Stellantis Poissy facility in France. Output of this model, at the French plant, is expected to peak at more than 136,000 units in 2023, according to IHS Markit.
    Suppliers to the new Nissan Qashqai
    Produced by the Nissan since 2006, with most of the European volume built at Nissan’s Sunderland plant in the UK. Nissan’s compact crossover SUV is now in its third generation. With production starting in June 2021, the all-new Qashqai is Nissan's first model built in Europe using a significant number of lightweight aluminum panels, IHS Markit forecast production will reach its highest level of 303,000 units in 2023.
    Suppliers to the new 2022 Audi e-tron GT
    The first-generation Audi e-tron GT is assembled alongside the Audi R8 at Audi’s Boellinger Hoefe facility in Germany. Output of this model is expected to peak at 14,000 units in 2026, according to IHS Markit.
    Suppliers to the new 2022 BMW 2-Series
    The second-generation BMW 2-Series 2-door coupé (G42) is the first BMW designed by BMW of Mexico. It is also assembled in BMW's San Luis Potosi plant in Mexico. Output of this model is expected to peak at around 43,000 units in 2024, according to IHS Markit.
    Suppliers to the new 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee
    The fifth-generation Jeep Grand Cherokee is assembled in Detroit Michigan, USA. Output of this model at the Michigan plants is expected to peak at around 480,000 units in 2023, according to IHS Markit.
    Special Report: Foxconn's preparedness to redefine EV value chain
    Taiwan-based Foxconn, formally known as Hon Hai Technology Group, is promoting a new electric vehicle (EV) business model that has the potential to drive extensive collaboration in the industry, reduce research and development (R&D) cost, and shorten the development cycle for new EV products. Over the next five years, Foxconn could emerge as a company that can drive significant changes in EV manufacturing value chain and make the e-mobility landscape more competitive for the established OEMs...
    Software operating system development cost analysis: In Vehicle-Infotainment
    This is pushing the development of vehicles with integrated infotainment systems that provide a combination of entertainment, connected features and marketplace, and information for enhanced in-vehicle experience. Modern in-vehicle infotainment (IVI) systems connect with all the smart automotive technologies such as advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) driver warning systems, vehicle-to-everything (V2X) connectivity solutions, smartphone connections and projection capability, GPS navigation...
    Suppliers to the new 2022 NIssan Pathfinder
    The fifth-generation Nissan Pathfinder is assembled at the Nissan Smyrna Assembly Plant plant in Tennessee, USA. Output of this model at the Tennessee plant is expected to peak at around 115,000 units in 2024, according to IHS Markit. If you would like your company included in this feature or the car cutaways published in Automotive News or Automotive News Europe, please e-mail autotechinsight@ihsmarkit.com
    Suppliers to the new Rolls-Royce Ghost
    The second-generation Rolls-Royce Ghost is assembled at the Rolls-Royce plant in Goodwood, West Sussex, UK. Output of this model is expected to peak at more than 2,000 units in 2023, according to IHS Markit. If you would like your company included in this feature or the car cutaways published in Automotive News or Automotive News Europe, please e-mail autotechinsight@ihsmarkit.com
    Suppliers to the new Skoda Rapid
    The second-generation Skoda Rapid is assembled at the Volkswagen Group Kaluga facility in Russia. Output of this model at the Russian plant is expected to peak at more than 27,000 units in 2023, according to IHS Markit. If you would like your company included in this feature or the car cutaways published in Automotive News or Automotive News Europe, please e-mail autotechinsight@ihsmarkit.com.
    Analysis of software R&D growth in the automotive industry
    R&D spending by the automotive industry is growing again after a steep decline in 2020. April data from the IHS Markit global automotive R&D survey show automotive companies are increasing their R&D spending by 6.5% compared with 2020. Greater China and Chinese automotive companies are leading the R&D investment, both in the short and medium terms. The R&D pushes were visible in many products and concept launches at the 2021 Shanghai Auto show, with OEMs and suppliers boastin...
    Major revision for global light vehicle production forecast – what it means for OEMs’ technology deployment
    The IHS Markit light vehicle production forecast has been cut by 6.2% or 5.02 million units in 2021, and by 9.3% or 8.45 million units in 2022, to stand at 75.8 million units and 82.6 million units, respectively. For 2023, we have reduced the forecast by 1.05 million units or 1.1% to 92 million units; this is a front-loaded adjustment and from the second quarter output levels are expected to be able to accelerate as supply chains return to normal. If this is the case then strong pent-up demand a...
    How Amazon and Google are scaling up their automotive ecosystems
    The increasing use of software in cars has led to the rise of a separate ecosystem of companies focused on technologies, such as automotive cloud platforms, autonomous driving, vehicle telematics, vehicle-to-everything (V2X), data management, and automotive cybersecurity. With the growing emphasis on connectivity and autonomous driving over the past decade, it is no surprise that the industry has attracted some of the biggest names from the tech business. Apple, Microsoft, Amazon, and Google ...
    Suppliers to the new Hyundai Tucson
    The fourth-generation 2021 Hyundai Tucson is assembled at Hyundai’s facility in Ostrava, Czech Republic. Output of the new version of the compact crossover SUV is expected to peak at more than 184,000 units in 2022, according to IHS Markit. If you would like your company included in this feature or the car cutaways published in Automotive News or Automotive News Europe, please e-mail Aman.kapoor@ihsmarkit.com.
    Suppliers to the new Lincoln Aviator
    The second-generation Lincoln Aviator is assembled at Ford’s facility in Chicago SHO, United States. Output of the new mid-sized luxury SUV is expected to peak at more than 2,000 units in 2022, according to IHS Markit. If you would like your company included in this feature or the car cutaways published in Automotive News or Automotive News Europe, please e-mail Aman.kapoor@ihsmarkit.com.
    Suppliers to the new BMW 4 Series
    The second-generation BMW 4 Series is assembled at BMW’s facility in Dingolfing, Germany. Output of the new version of the two-door coupe is expected to peak at more than 45,000 units in 2022, according to IHS Markit. If you would like your company included in this feature or the car cutaways published in Automotive News or Automotive News Europe, please e-mail Aman.kapoor@ihsmarkit.com.
    Suppliers to the new Skoda Octavia
    The fourth-generation Skoda Octavia is assembled at the Volkswagen Group’s facility in Mlada Boleslav, Czech Republic, as well as Russia contract manufacturer GAZ’s plant in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia. Output of the new version of the five-door compact car is expected to peak at more than 233,000 units in Mlada Boleslav in 2022 and peak at 27,000 units in Nizhny Novgorod in 2022, according to IHS Markit. If you would like your company included in this feature or the car cutaways publishe...
    Stellantis’s EV roadmap hinges heavily on its battery strategy
    Amsterdam-based Stellantis announced its vehicle electrification strategy for this decade and beyond on its EV Day on 8 July. The parent company to over a dozen iconic brands, including Fiat, Citroën, Peugeot, Jeep, Chrysler, Dodge, Ram, and Maserati, plans to pump in EUR30 billion (over USD35 billion) over the next five years in electrifying all brands through this decade. At the heart of its giant plan are four all-new battery-electric vehicle–focused platforms, three core electric drive mo...
    Suppliers to the new Mercedes-Benz CLA
    The second-generation 2019 Mercedes-Benz CLA is assembled at Daimler's facility in Kecskemet, Hungary. Output of the new version of the compact sedan is expected to peak at more than 98,000 units in 2022, according to IHS Markit. If you would like your company included in this feature or the car cutaways published in Automotive News or Automotive News Europe, please e-mail Aman.kapoor@ihsmarkit.com.
    Suppliers to the new Jeep Compass
    The second-generation 2021 Jeep Compass is assembled at Stellantis’ facility in Melfi, Italy. Output of the new version of the compact crossover SUV is expected to peak at more than 77,000 units in 2022, according to IHS Markit. If you would like your company included in this feature or the car cutaways published in Automotive News or Automotive News Europe, please e-mail Aman.kapoor@ihsmarkit.com.
    Suppliers to the new Volkswagen T-Roc
    The first-generation 2020 Volkswagen T-Roc is assembled at Volkswagen’s facility in Osnabruck, Germany. Output of the new version of the subcompact crossover is expected to peak at more than 15,000 units in 2022, according to IHS Markit. If you would like your company included in this feature or the car cutaways published in Automotive News or Automotive News Europe, please e-mail Aman.kapoor@ihsmarkit.com.
    In-vehicle voice assistants and the need for seamlessness services
    An important target in the growth of software heavy vehicles is consumer convenience. Like smartphones, smart televisions, and smart homes, voice assistants are one of the key technologies enabling user-friendly applications. Automakers incorporate these virtual personal assistants (VPAs) into their infotainment units, allowing drivers and passengers use commands to perform relatively simple tasks such as play music, read messages, and make phone calls to more complex services including integrat...
    Suppliers to the new DS 3 Crossback
    The first-generation DS 3 Crossback is assembled at Stellantis’ factory in Poissy, France. Output of the new version of the small crossover is expected to peak at more than 24,000 units in 2023, according to IHS Markit. If you would like your company included in this feature or the car cutaways published in Automotive News or Automotive News Europe, please e-mail Aman.kapoor@ihsmarkit.com.
    The growth of the automotive apps industry
    The era of the software-defined car is truly underway. A connected automobile in the market today contains around 20–30 million lines of codes. The majority of innovation in the automotive market is currently in the software segment. Crucial selling points for any automaker these days are driver convenience and customer comfort, two parameters boosted by the type of connected car services offered. An example would be SAIC-owned MG Motors introducing its Hector SUV as India’s first connected ...
    Automotive R&D investment to grow in 2021 despite COVID-19 setbacks
    The survey results indicate that R&D spending is critical for medium- and long-term goals for companies within the industry, particularly to develop their market positioning. However, some companies are still cautious about planning a high-spending year until the market conditions for products have settled to a predictable level. The key findings of the ‘2021 IHS Markit global automotive R&D survey’ are: 6.5% average increase in automotive R&D spending by companies. Gr...
    Android’s grip tightens on automotive OS
    Android Automotive has taken the automotive headunit by storm. From its initial introduction in early 2017 until now, six global automakers across more than 10 brands have signed on, accounting for nearly one-fifth of all vehicles once fully rolled out. The significance of Android Automotive lies with Google Automotive Services (GAS). The GAS suite provides options for automakers to embed a series of services from Google, including Maps, Play Store, and Assistant, among others. The other side of...
    The case for OEM-made operating systems in the age of software-driven vehicles
    By combining vehicle domains with the cloud and internet of things (IoT), future software architecture will have a common hardware layer at the vehicle level, a common middleware layer in the software level, and an operating system that will add different features in a scalable way. To sustain future profitability, OEMs are looking to provide on-demand and subscription-based features at the point of sale as well as an enhancement for driving. Introduction The evolution of autonomous, conne...
    COVID-19 Automotive R&D Impact - IHS Markit Survey
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    Importance of over-the-air (OTA) software updates
    With the increasing adoption of advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) and growing levels of autonomy, automakers are incorporating various softwares for controlling telematics control units (TCUs), and for electronic control units (ECU’s). As the automotive industry is transitioning from hardware to software, OTA software updates are becoming extremely crucial in the automotive ecosystem. This potential lucrative market has fueled a series of strategic investments and acquisitions by ...
    Volkswagen’s strategic shift: Go hard on software
    Volkswagen (VW) AG has announced that by 2025 it intends to group more than 5,000 experts in competence areas, such as software development, electrical and electronics development, connectivity, automated driving, user experience (UX), cloud architecture, and e-commerce, together in an agile Car.Software business unit. Starting with about 500 experts this year, the figure is due to rise to about 2,000 by 2020. In addition to grouping together experts from brands and companies within the group, V...
    Ford continues to take direct control of its software future
    BlackBerry announced this week that it signed an agreement with Ford Motor Company to work directly with the OEM on software development for its vehicles. BlackBerry will dedicate a team to work with Ford on integrating its software into its vehicles. This includes the QNX operating system, Certicom security technology, QNX hypervisor technology, and QNX audio processing software. Ford has shown in the past a strategic propensity toward working directly with its software vendors, as opposed t...
    Evolution of automotive software
    The evolution of automotive software technologies is having increasing impact on the automotive industry. Automotive software has been important for several decades, but new software-based technologies are now emerging as disruptive forces that will change the whole auto industry. This will not happen overnight, but will take place over the next two decades. This insight gives an assessment on how automotive software has evolved and adds perspectives on the most unique characteristics of s...
    Recent developments emphasize the importance of OTA in today’s software laden vehicles
    Automotive OTA updates continue to press forward and are being implemented over a wider variety of automobiles.The industry continues to be propelled by suppliers like Red Bend (now owned by Harman) and players such as Movimento and Arynga (acquired by Intel/Wind River). Some OEMs too are developing their own OTA platforms, with some major automakers deciding to take on the lion’s share of OTA development internally within in-house R&D centers. While IVI updates, OTA map updates, TCU up...
    New consumer survey finds strong consumer appetite for ADAS, software upgrades, and autonomous cars
    Connected cars have gradually become an increasing share of cars sold in every region of the world. It is estimated that by 2020, 55% of all global annual car sales will be vehicles that are connected, and nearly half of the global fleet will be connected. “Connected” refers to a multitude of services including smartphone integration, telematics, infotainment, remote vehicle controls, Wi-Fi, advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), and autonomous cars. Which of these services are mus...
    What farming can teach us about Software as a service (SaaS)
    IHS estimates there are 83 million cars on the road today that are connected. Sounds impressive but in a world of nearly 1.2 billion vehicles (IHS), that represents less than 7% of the total car fleet. It would appear that another industry has connected its fleet a lot faster than passenger cars - the humble tractor. With 28 million tractors worldwide, and 2.1 million sold each year, it is estimated that 30-40% of all tractors are connected to satellites or more sophisticated telematics sys...
    Software customization is “legalized,” except for telematics and infotainment
    The Library of Congress’s Copyright Office has proposed several exemptions to its 1998 Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) law as part of a triennial review. There are two exemptions that impact the auto industry; one essentially legalizes the ethical white hat hacking of automobiles, while the other exemption allows aftermarket customization of software code primarily related to powertrain. Ethical Hacking is “legalized” Starting with cyber security, the Copyright O...
    Tesla begins OTA updates of Model S Autopilot software
    Stephanie Brinley Significance Tesla announced that it has started providing over-the-air (OTA) updates of its version 7.0 Autopilot vehicle-operating software, which gives Model S electric sedans equipped with the correct hardware limited self-driving capabilities. Implications Many Autopilot functions are available in one form or another through other automakers' advanced driver assist systems, but Tesla is the first automaker to market ...
    Tesla begins Model S Autopilot software OTA update
    Tesla has begun sending over-the-air software updates enabling the Model S vehicles, equipped with the right hardware, to access their self-driving capabilities, according a corporate blog post. The equipment Tesla’s Autopilot software relies on includes a forward radar, forward-looking camera, 12 long-range ultrasonic sensors (set to sense 16 feet around the car in every direction at all speeds) and a high-precision digitally controlled electric assist braking systems. Tesla’s versi...
    The cost of head-unit software
    One of the largest costs today for automakers when implementing a new infotainment or head-unit solution is software. With a fast growing amount of systems moving toward display audio, smartphone integration, and embedded navigation, nearly all future head unit systems will require some type of software development. The growing amount of software functionality embedded in every new car model will require increased competency by OEMs, Tier 1 and other auto suppliers. This software ...
    TCU software OTA updates to lead segment growth
    While quite common in smartphones, PCs and smart TVs, remote over the air programming (OTA) is still only in its infancy in the automotive space. Many consumers already anticipate the latest upgrade to their smartphone's operating system, which typically brings a fresh UI and new features and functionalities. In the not too distant future, these same customer expectations will come to the car, as vehicle owners come to expect an ongoing commitment to deliver fresh and innovati...
    Automotive software importance spurs acquisitions, strategic self-assessment
    Automotive software has been on a growth curve for many years in terms of feature importance, development cost, intellectual property significance, bill-of-material (BoM) cost, and many others. The growth in connected car deployment and research into autonomous driving technology will further add to the importance of automotive software. Recent automotive software company acquisitions clearly demonstrate that Tier 1 suppliers have recognized these trends and other Tier 1s will be on the prowl to...
    Automotive software importance spurs acquisitions
    Automotive software has been on a growth curve for many years in terms of feature importance, development cost, intellectual property significance, bill-of-material (BoM) cost, and many others. The growth in connected car deployment and research into autonomous driving technology will further add to the importance of automotive software. Recent automotive software company acquisitions clearly demonstrate that the Tier 1s have recognized these trends and other Tier 1s will be on the prowl to acqu...
    Ford’s SYNC 3 may prove software can sway vehicle purchasing decisions
    For the average new car buyer, the top considerations when buying a car come down to things like price, brand, styling, performance, ride, and handling. Lower on that long list of purchasing preferences are in-car electronics such as an infotainment system. As more and more cars become software platforms on wheels, however; how will infotainment software and infotainment OS affect the purchasing decision? The switch by Ford from MyFord Touch (known as SYNC 2 in Europe and China) to SYNC 3 ...
    IHS consumer survey shows strong interest in smartphone integration and Apple/Google software
    With over 2.7 billion smartphones on the planet and growing everyday— there will be a projected 5.5 billion smartphones by 2018— these truly personal computers are having major implications on how drivers and passengers behave in the car, and on consumer preferences when shopping for a new car. Indeed, perceptions and behaviors, particularly among Millennials and emerging new car intenders in China, are changing rapidly, according to a new exclusive IHS consumer research st...
    Software Enhancing ADAS
    With so much attention being paid to the long-term evolution of autonomous driving, the current and the short-term can shift out of focus. Advanced driver assistance systems can be relegated to mere building blocks of the future which is a disservice to such technologies and their extensive capabilities in current vehicles. Today’s ADAS is ever more intelligent, capable and useful for drivers. This occurs both from the installation of better and more advanced hardware but increasingly fro...
    Harman disrupts auto tech industry with software acqusitions
    Today, HARMAN International announced the planned acquisitions of both Symphony Teleca and Red Bend Software. These two acquisitions come at a vital time in the company's growth plan and have wide ranging implications for the automotive industry, as well as mobile, retail, healthcare and other Internet of Things (IoT) verticals.  In this Insight IHS Automotive highlights the key details of the acquisitions and answers questions about the impact to various nodes in the connected car val...
    Software platforms: Building blocks for infotainment success
    Software platforms for autos are growing rapidly and will have a profound impact on the whole auto infotainment industry in the next decade. Software platforms have many advantages that grow as the ecosystem around each platform grows. Most of these advantages are due to the benefits that are realized from traditional values of using building blocks that are re-usable and can be updated. There are multiple software platforms that are growing in importance for infotainment systems. The OS platfo...
    Tesla Model S: Autopilot & Software Over-The-Air
    Tesla co-founder and CEO Elon Musk appeared as comfortable as ever on a brisk California night in October when he took to the stage and spotlight to unveil “the D and something else”. With sufficient fanfare and robotics to rival a model reveal at a major auto show, Musk unveiled the new Model S with enough new technology and updated componentry that it could well be considered a nearly brand new model despite only minor aesthetic changes. The event introduced two significant evolut...
    Infotainment Software Platforms; Overview and Costs
    Software expertise and experience are becoming a crucial core competency that is in short supply in the auto industry. The growing amount of software functionality embedded in every new car model will require increased competency by OEMs, Tier 1 and other auto suppliers. Software platforms are a required strategy to be able to keep up with the software explosion that is coming from customer demand for connected cars and apps-centric infotainment systems. This insight will give some perspectives ...
    Software-related Auto Recalls: A Growth Segment and Opportunity
    As vehicles feature more electronic parts and computer-based controllers, software is becoming a growing portion of the car’s functionality. Although OEMs and suppliers go through validation processes for software before bringing them to market, sometimes bugs in software may not be caught during these processes and cause potential problems, which require OEMs to recall their vehicles. The USA National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) tracks automotive recalls by Model Year (...
    Automotive software – where to next?
    A separate automotive product  Software is emerging as a stand-alone, value-added product for Bosch and other major suppliers of electronic components. Indeed, Bosch executives expect "a new commercial concept for software as a product".Some suppliers expect a big change in the way software is developed and paid for in the automotive industry. Currently, software is bundled into the price of the products for individual applications, embedded in the hardware. There are no separate negotiatio...
    Automotive software – where to next?
    A separate automotive product  Software is emerging as a stand-alone, value-added product for Bosch and other major suppliers of electronic components. Indeed, Bosch executives expect "a new commercial concept for software as a product".Some suppliers expect a big change in the way software is developed and paid for in the automotive industry. Currently, software is bundled into the price of the products for individual applications, embedded in the hardware. There are no separate negotiatio...
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