The automotive industry continues to be a challenging environment. Intense competition drives automotive OEMs to seek innovative solutions to differentiate their vehicles, which in today’s market are not only required to provide safe and reliable transportation, but must also offer the functionality to entertain, inform and connect to the outside world. Advanced technology is required to enable the delivery of these new features without compromising cost and weight. As automotive system suppliers race to address the rigorous and constantly changing requirements of automotive OEMs, the evolution of alternatives for the electrical/electronic architecture also continues. The demands of global automotive customers create many new challenges and opportunities for innovation. With many years of experience in delivering embedded solutions to global automotive customers, Microchip Technology has a proven track record in the automotive market.
Ensuring a functionally safe system requires a comprehensive analysis of the hazards and risks. A robust system design, development and validation process is also required, with proper selection and usage of both hardware and software components.
Microchip Technology has been an ISO/TS-16949-certified supplier since 2003. “Quality Comes First’ is at the top of the list of our Guiding Values, which provide the core principles that define our culture and the way we do business. Microchip’s Aggregate System uniquely supports our commitment to exceptional quality, demonstrating an enterprise-wide dedication to continuous improvement and fostering an environment where every employee is responsible for quality.