AUTOSAR addresses the challenge of rising code complexity by providing an open automotive software architecture. This architecture supports the development of standardized electronic systems that improve quality, performance, safety and environmental friendliness. It also helps to simplify the process of updating software over the lifetime of a vehicle.
As a premium partner of the AUTOSAR standard, NXP offers production intent Microcontroller Abstraction Layer (MCAL) and Operating System (OS) software for use on our automotive microcontrollers and processors. Our software contributions to the architecture are developed according to MISRA and Automotive SPICE. For SafeAssure MCUs, the development process for MCAL software has been further enhanced to comply with ISO26262.