Counterfeit components and manipulation of electronic control unit coding are two growing problems for automakers. Counterfeiting can result in significant financial loss annually and possible safety risks. Code manipulation (chip tuning) is both a safety and liability issue.
By Serge Leef, vice president of new ventures and general manager of Mentor Graphics’ System Level Engineering division
By Darrell A. Teegarden, System Modeling and Analysis Business Unit Director, Mentor Graphics Corporation