DETROIT – There is hope to reverse the industry-alarming increase in electronics-related warranty problems. That hope, in a word – an acronym, actually – is Autosar. In his keynote address at this week’s Convergence 2004 conference, Robert Bosch GmbH Chairman Franz Fehrenbach cites some now well-disseminated data correlating the increase in vehicle electronic content with an increase in quality problems – including findings that say half of all electronic defects are software-related. But ...

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