June 21, 2017

A year of digging through code yields “smoking gun” on VW, Fiat diesel cheats

Earlier, more basic versions of the software checked for three conditions to decide whether a lab test was being conducted. But by 2009, some firmware versions included 10 different checks for a lab test . ... than 20° from neutral position, it was ...

>Read the source article at Ars Technica

Related Resources:

Making a Stand - 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 afterwards.

Test Strategies and Risk Mitigation for IoT and Embedded Systems - In this video you will learn how product reliability, continuity across devices/Internet services/hardware/platforms, and security are all risks that you need to understand and properly mitigate so that quality isn’t compromised.

Posted under
Automotive Software News