Rethinking Quality In A Digital Age?

Quality-to-market: Test driving a new quality management paradigm

Can automotive players cope with autonomous driving’s quality implications?

The autonomous driving phenomenon has introduced sophisticated new electronic components and systems into the automotive mix that could add to the burden of platforms that are already struggling under a heavy load of distributed embedded software and electronics. Without proper safeguards, these highly vulnerable systems could become the Achilles’ heel of next-generation car design.


E/E components are still the most vulnerable parts of a vehicle

Over 30% of warranty cases are caused by E/E components

Source: CG Car Garantie AG Statistics based on ~1 Mio. warranty cases in 2014

This article first appeared in Automotive News.

Rethinking Quality In A Digital Age?