To promote the application and advance the practice of Systems Engineering in the automotive
industry, encompassing OEMs, suppliers and service providers in the private, commercial and
industrial vehicle sectors.
Emphasis is put on the current needs and future challenges of the industry, covering issues
related to product development (complexity, safety and security, diversity, reuse) as well as to
business and organizational aspects (new business models, new services and smart or multimodal transportation systems).
Gary Rushton (General Motors)
Alain Dauron (Renault)
From a global perspective, the Automotive Working Group addresses the challenges faced by the
actors of the industry when trying to implement SE or improve their application of SE.
Preliminary work conducted by the Automotive Interest Group identified a series of topics covering a
large spectrum of automotive concerns. These topics were grouped into generic SE themes: organizational, SE processes, MBSE, architecture frameworks, safety and security, links
with specialty domains and systems of systems.
The products of the working group (deliverables, events, etc.) target the needs of the whole
automotive industry supply chain, comprising the private, commercial and industrial vehicles
sectors. They are intended to be valuable, useful products for both beginners and established SE
Deliverables and associated action plans of the group predominantly stem from the list of topics defined and maintained by the group. Some of these topics could be the object of roundtables, panels, webinars or specific
working meetings to be programmed during the international workshop or symposium. Some examples of outputs include:
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