When it comes to autonomous cars, the real money could be in the software updates
“Follow the money,” mystery sleuths have always said, the implication being that any mystery, no matter how vexing, can be solved if one can just ascertain the protagonist’s motivation.
Building An Automotive Test Stand for - Software? - Rigorous stand-alone testing of the many physical components of automobiles is done as a standard part of the development process to allow manufacturers to work out the potential problems of a model before it goes into full production. After all, it is conventional wisdom that it's much less expensive to eliminate a problem before mass production begins than to discover a problem and have to fix it afterward.
Meeting ISO 26262 Testing Requirements for Automotive Software Systems - This video discuss' two main topics: Understanding ISO 26262 requirements and how to meet those requirements in a timely fashion and Best Practices for Developing Software that can be more easily tested, regardless of your requirements.