The Second Digital Revolution

E/E Architecture and Software Development Initiatives: Tesla, VW, and Bosch



  This report contains a Spotlight article from Springer's automotive technical magazine "ATZ" and "MTZ" Springer is a German company affiliated with MarkLines.

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The Second Digital Revolution

The new E/E architectures in vehicles and the function-oriented approach to software development are blurring the boundaries between the work of individual divisions and departments in car and commercial vehicle manufacturing companies, automotive industry suppliers and service providers. These changes are having an impact on traditional corporate structures that have grown up over time.


Material from: Richard Backhaus, ATZ | MTZ | ATZelectronics Correspondent, The Second Digital Revolution, IN THE SPOTLIGHT article from ATZ worldwide [07-08/2021] [the websites of Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden GmbH, which are available at] reproduced with permission of Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden GmbH.