Source: EETimes

 – April 20th, 2020


How many safety standards does it take to screw in the lightbulb in a highly automated vehicle? A few years ago, automotive market novices would have said, “None.” These days, the number seems to keep increasing as the industry finally comes to grips with the technical challenges of producing demonstrably safe autonomous vehicles.


Close to ten industry initiatives are in the works, seeking to address different aspects of AV safety. Prominent among them are the existing ISO 26262 and SOTIF, and the newly-published UL 4600.