After surpassing Ford Motor Co. a week earlier, Tesla’s shares climbed 3.3 percent, lifting its market capitalization to $50.9 billion.
The motoring world was shocked back in 2015 when Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek remotely took control of a Jeep; up until then the industry believed the greatest security threat was direct access to the OBD port in the vehicle. The thought of someone remotely taking control or injecting malware into the complex network upped the game to a whole new level.
A DC-DC converter is an electronic control unit (ECU) that converts a source voltage from one level to another. To ensure the DC-DC ECU operates seamlessly, manufacturers first have to put the ECU through rigorous functional tests while it is still in the manufacturing facility.
On-Board Diagnostic (OBD) technologies are being deployed that enable workshop staff to rapidly and accurately perform fault diagnosis and repairs on even the most complicated systems. Sometimes this can even be done Over The Air (OTA).
Not a week goes by without a story on a successful cyber attack compromising a critical system, hacking into a car , or some personal data breach. Script kiddies, online fraudsters, state-sponsored hackers are all abound. Recent repeated attacks on TalkTalk and Sony show that we do not learn from the past. It appears things are broken and they remain so. Where are we headed?
With electric and hybrid vehicles very much at the heart of a future low emissions landscape, in striving for a low carbon economies cities, both London and Aberdeen, have embraced an alternative zero emission technology. They have become trailblazers for hydrogen fuel cells vehicles.
The rapid deployment of ADAS and fully autonomous connected technologies, together with the associated cybersecurity threat has seen growing inadequacies in the original iteration of ISO 26262. As a result, many manufacturers have raised concerns that ISO 26262:2011 no longer adequately addresses the functional safety of modern and emerging E/E architectures
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The costs of corrosion protection are not only in terms of rework or scrap costs, but with stringent quality management systems in place, several thousand parts per million could impact on the prospects of being awarded future business.
Consumer Electronics Show (CES) has proven once again that car display systems in the future will not be limited to showing us information on the dashboard, but will rather focus on keeping our view on the road ahead with the help of HUDs and full-windshield augmented reality (AR) systems.