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• High-tech vehicles – new ISO safety Standard: As vehicles become more complex, with new features like driver assistance systems or electronic-based functions, it is important to identify potential risks of software and hardware failures, where the consequences of these failures could be fatal. The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has published a new Standard to ensure the functional safety of electrical and electronic systems in road vehicles, Road vehicles – Functional safety, ISO 26262 Parts 1 – 9:2011. Read more.
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• Road vehicles run on ISO Standards – new ISO brochure: A new ISO & road vehicles brochure provides a concise overview of ISO's portfolio of Standards that share state-of-the-art technology and good practice with the automotive sector worldwide. ISO Standards cover all aspects of road vehicles: safety, ergonomics, performance, test methods, the environment, and the roll-out of innovative technologies. Read more and download the brochure.