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Testing Requirements of Autonomous Features with National Instruments Powertrain Control Modules

By Christopher Coy
March 07, 2019

Category • Testing, Test Controls, Powertrain, Drivven

The autonomous vehicle movement began in 2009 when Google announced their self-driving car project. From there, tech giants such as Tesla, Apple, and Uber jumped on the bandwagon, designing their own software, code, and sensors in hopes of owning the autonomous space. By 2015, there wasn’t a single automaker who could ignore the draw of a self-driving vehicle. Companies such as Ford, Nissan, General Motors, and Mercedes started pouring into R&D in the hopes of being the first to produce an autonomous vehicle.