Leverage Your Existing Experience for Automotive Software Testing

From automotive Software Testing standards, testing techniques and process, this article is an in-depth guide for those looking to transfer their existing skills to this exciting industry. For the Software Car, autonomous driving gets most of the hype, but most overlook the fact that there is so much more to Software Testing for the automotive …

Challenges in Automotive Testing

Even the highest quality organizations have tradeoffs when it comes to their testing coverage. In Japan, Europe, and the United States, automotive manufacturers are aiming to enhance automotive functions by using software; in Japan in particular, Toyota, Nissan, Honda, Mazda, and Subaru are all adding endless amounts of software to their vehicles in the form …

Test-Driven Development for Autonomous Vehicles

The Ruby on Rails world is creating a more Robust Open-Source Solution for TDD for Autonomous Vehicles My friends and former colleagues at Voyage have released their self-driving car testing process as an open-source repository on GitHub. Their website also includes concise explanations of the core features: · Scenario Testing · Functional Safety · Autonomy Assessment · Testing Toolkit The framework is currently …

The 4-Wheeled Monster

5 roadblocks in vehicular autonomy that complicate Software Testing Experts in the field have previously referred to air travel as somewhat of a gold standard for autonomous vehicle safety, but after Boeing’s two tragedies, that analogy can no longer be used when talking about self-driving cars. This was after Boeing’s 737 MAX Jets have found …

HMI – A Tester’s Unique Entrée Into Testing The Software Car

The growing complexity of the Human-Machine Interface (HMI) in cars offers traditional testers an opportunity to capitalize on their strengths. The human-machine interface (HMI) is nothing new. Any user interface including a graphical user interface (GUI) falls under the category of human-machine interface. HMI is more commonly being used to mean a view into the …

Shift-Left Your UI Testing

How lagging automotive design principles adversely affect final products. Cars are integrating more and more software with every model year. The ginormous screen introduced by Tesla in their flagship Model S a few years ago was seemingly unrivaled at the time. Nowadays, screens of this size are not only commonplace in vehicles such as the …