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We are a worldwide development partnership of vehicle manufacturers, suppliers and other companies from the electronics, semiconductor and software industry. Our target is to jointly develop and establish an open industry standard for automotive E/E software architecture.
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Current and future generations of vehicles benefit extensively from industry-wide standards, with AUTOSAR being the most remarkable and successful one.Elmar Frickenstein, BMW Group
AUTOSAR is accepted as a worldwide de facto standard for automotive basic software specification.Shigeru Kuroyanagi, Toyota
The Classic Platform is already widely accepted in the automotive industry.Thomas Scharnhorst, Spokesperson/WiTech-Engineering
The Acceptance Tests respond directly to an important market need of the automotive industry.Rick Flores, General Motors
AUTOSAR provides a common vocabulary to ease software integration with our supply partners.Kent Helfrich, General Motors
AUTOSAR is a world class standard because of this diversity and sharing of best practices/ lessons learned.Kent Helfrich, General Motors
The development partnership strengthened in the last ten years, when it grew into a development community and collaboration platform for more than 100 manufacturers and suppliers worldwide.Kenji Nishikawa, Toyota
In terms of development, AUTOSAR is one of the most important mainstays for an ever-greater variety of functions in current and future vehicle models.Helmut Matschi, Continental AG
AUTOSAR impressively demonstrates the advantages of effective market-oriented standardization, namely shorter development times and a focus on innovation combined with maximum software quality.Dr.-Ing. Dirk Hoheisel, Robert Bosch GmbH
AUTOSAR provides us with an architecture and methodology that supports the development of our global automotive software product lines.Kent Helfrich, General Motors
AUTOSAR combines the resources and competencies necessary for developing and providing the best possible solution for car-2-x communication and highly automated driving.Stefan Rathgeber, Continental Automotive GmbH
An open market strategy with pre-qualified AUTOSAR Basic Software implementations from different suppliers allows economic solutions by competition and specialization.Dr. Volkmar Tanneberger, Volkswagen Group
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The primary goal of the AUTOSAR partnership is the standardization of a common methodology, basic system functions and functional interfaces. This enables development partners to integrate, exchange, re-use and transfer functions within a vehicle network and substantially improves their efficiency of development. Having this goal in mind, AUTOSAR pushes the paradigm shift from an ECU-based to a function-based system design attempt in automotive software development and enables the management of the ever-growing software and E/E complexity with respect to technology and economics.