What’s new in the automotive industry — March 2022

By Kelsey Robuck

Discover how automotive companies can benefit from digitalization across product development, manufacturing and lifecycle processes. Below are some of our upcoming events on these industry trends and the digital solutions that can help your business, as well as newly released automotive content.

And don’t worry if you missed out on one of our many upcoming webinars because the on-demand version will be ready to view shortly after the live date, so please check back soon!

Accelerating embedded software development in automotive

Drive scalability and reusability using service-oriented architecture
Drive scalability and reusability using service-oriented architecture

ON-DEMAND WEBINAR | 14 minutes

Accelerating automotive embedded software development is vital, but software verification must enable it to ensure high quality and adherence to industry safety and security standards. Using a software architecture-driven flow leveraging software ‘contracts’ ensures network design is integrated into the development process and accelerates AUTOSAR-based virtual verification and deployment of software on an ECU.

Discover this new flow and the top-of-class tools that can support you in embedded software development.

Will autonomous cars be safe?

Zoox’s Journey to Safety with Mark R. Rosekind – Part 1 | PODCAST | 39 minutes

Previously on the National Transportation Safety Board, Mark Rosekind, Chief Safety Innovation Officer at Zoox, is just the person to give a proper perspective on autonomous vehicle safety and may even teach us a card trick or two. In our new Future Car Podcast episode, Rosekind explains Zoox’s top passenger and pedestrian safety goal and the challenges of different city terrains and weather conditions.

Verification and validation of autonomous vehicles

Find the right balance between safety, comfort, and efficiency for AVs

ON-DEMAND WEBINAR | 43 minutes

Several challenges have arisen as the automotive industry introduces autonomous vehicles. In addition to the technological capabilities, a key challenge is meeting the requirements and constraints of the developing legal framework by governments and regulatory agencies. At the same time, autonomous vehicle manufacturers need to find the right balance between safety, comfort, and efficiency. 

Discover the various solutions available today to address the pain points experienced.

Additional automotive industry resources

Solving today’s automation challenges with Siemens virtual commissioning software | Live Webinar | 21 APRIL 2022 → Learn about the benefits of virtual commissioning using Siemens software to provide realistic validation of a machine or system and its behavior as driven by controls to identify and resolve errors and optimize programs well in advance of product launch — Register now!
Develop the next generation of vehicles with Accelerated Product Development | eBook | 5 pages → New and powerful mobility technologies like advanced driver assistance systems, autonomation, and vehicle electrification are transforming the automotive industry. Download the ebook to learn how you can kick off a digital transformation that will enable faster and more efficient innovation, design, and development.
The verification and validation of autonomous vehicles | Podcast | 35 min → In this Future Car Podcast episode, we talk with Nand Kochhar, VP of Automotive and Transportation, and Gwen van Vugt, Sr. Director of Autonomous Vehicles, both of Siemens Digital Industries Software, about how companies are working to address the challenge of verifying and validating the complex autonomous vehicle systems — Listen now!
Vehicle Electrification — Transforming electric vehicle development | eBook | 5 pages → Download the eBook to discover how automakers can successfully compete in the vehicle electrification space and manage increasing complexity while maintaining traditional car lines.
Scenario-based verification and validation of self-driving vehicles: relevant safety metrics | White Paper | 12 pages → We have partnered with IVEX to explain how to accelerate the safety validation of self-driving vehicles considering a scenario-based approach combined with well-defined safety metrics — Download the white paper to learn more!
This article first appeared on the Siemens Digital Industries Software blog at