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AUTOSAR and JASPAR announce collaboration in strengthening standardization in the field of Automotive and Future Intelligent Mobility

AUTOSAR™ and JASPAR have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enhance many years of successful collaboration, further expand synergies between the two organizations, and drive standardization in the field of Automotive and Future Intelligent Mobility. This joint technical collaboration between AUTOSAR and JASPAR is intended to coordinate common requirements and developments.

“JASPAR joins the AUTOSAR Development Cooperation as AUTOSAR Attendee and will appoint delegates to participate in AUTOSAR Working Groups for future proposals from JASPAR. The planned AUTOSAR regional hub in Japan will allow for a greater alignment of activities with the local environment in Japan and will make it easier for JASPAR representatives as well as those of AUTOSAR partners in Japan with their respective contributions to the globally relevant standardization in AUTOSAR. The respective contributions made by representatives of JASPAR and those of AUTOSAR partners in Japan will allow us to better contribute regional requirements into international standardization,” said Hiroshi Hashimoto, Chairperson of JASPAR Steering Committee.

“AUTOSAR warmly welcomes working with JASPAR as AUTOSAR Attendee. This will allow us to take advantage of the prominent position of JASPAR in the Japanese automotive industry to strengthen the regional awareness of the joint effort. With Jaspar’s support, we were able to appoint our regional spokesperson in Japan and we intend to establish a Japanese representation to facilitate substantive cooperation and to improve communication,” said Rinat Asmus, Chairperson of AUTOSAR.

Both parties have agreed to coordinate standardization activities and to harmonize development outcomes. In the spirit of the MoU, both parties aim to strengthen the Automotive Development Ecosystem through this collaborative liaison and to encourage their members to participate in this ongoing collaboration.

AUTOSAR and JASPAR will participate in each other's events to make joint or individual development and standardization results available to a broader audience. As a first step, JASPAR will participate in the 13th AUTOSAR Open Conference on May 11th, 2022.


About AUTOSAR (AUTomotive Open System ARchitecture)
AUTOSAR (AUTomotive Open System ARchitecture) is a global development partnership of car manufacturers, suppliers and other companies from the electronics, semiconductor, and software industries. Since 2003, they have been working on the development and introduction of several open standardized software platforms for the automotive industry. By simplifying the replacement and update of software and hardware, the AUTOSAR approach forms the foundation for reliably controlling the growing complexity of electronic and software systems in the vehicles of today and future. In addition, AUTOSAR improves cost efficiency by enabling its partners to cooperate in a competitive way. The "Core Partners" of AUTOSAR are the BMW Group, Bosch, Continental, Daimler, Ford, General Motors, the PSA Group, Toyota and the Volkswagen Group. In addition to these companies, more than 320 partners play an important role in the success of the partnership and can use the standards free of charge. If your company wishes to be a part of this activity, join as an AUTOSAR-Partner or stay tuned on

About JASPAR (Japan Automotive Software Platform and Architecture)
JASPAR was established in 2004 to facilitate the adoption of new automotive related technologies throughout Japan and other countries. The organization helps improvement on both development efficiency and reliability through standardization and sharing of sophisticated automotive electronics, software and networks. It provides specifications and guidelines that can will be commonly referenced by the country’s members like automobile OEMs manufacturers and other players. Globally recognized auto manufacturers have listed their names, such as Toyota, Nissan, Honda, Mazda, Suzuki, Isuzu, SUBARU and Mitsubishi. Experts from various car manufacturers, research institutes, academic societies, software developers, E/E suppliers, tool vendors and semiconductor vendors gather in its standardization activities.

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