OpenECU™ FuSa Developer Software 3.3.0 Now Available

Jul 31, 2023

We are pleased to announce a new release of the OpenECU Functional Safety Developer Software. OpenECU FuSa was developed according to ISO 26262 for use on the M560 and M580 […]

High Availability/High Functional Safety System Diagnostics

Feb 17, 2021

Today’s vehicles rely heavily on complex electrical systems to provide advanced features.  Although these systems provide many convenience and safety enhancements, they introduce new failure modes which must be addressed […]

Wake Sources for Electronic Control Unit (ECU) M560 and M580 (Example Simulink Model)

Feb 02, 2021

With complex vehicle architectures designed into modern vehicles for ADAS, EV systems, gateways etc., a simple ignition key driven ECU wake up architecture is no longer adequate. New strategies that […]

How Dana Can Help Customers Achieve E-Marking and Regulatory Compliance

Jan 19, 2021

This article addresses the applicability of CE and E-marks to automotive electronics, when looking to sell automotive electronics systems into Europe, and how Dana OpenECU products can support customer’s regulatory […]

Supporting University Teams and Research: Michigan Electric Racing

Dec 16, 2020

Formula SAE Team from the University of Michigan: Michigan Electric Racing (MER) uses Dana’s M220 and M110 OpenECU controllers for Formula SAE Electric Vehicle. About Formula SAE: “SAE International’s Collegiate […]


Dec 01, 2020

PLC Tuning Power-Line Communication (PLC) is used during charging of electric vehicles around the world and is a must-have in today’s electric vehicle (EV) market. PLC allows the charging station […]

Dana’s OpenECU BMU – Battery Management Master Controller

Nov 10, 2020

Summary The OpenECU BMU is a rapid control prototyping embedded controller for Battery Management System (BMS). Provides control of the battery pack contactors and monitoring of the pack voltages and […]


Oct 01, 2020

Dana has been a Kvaser Technical Associate (TA) and Qualified Sales Representative (QSR) for a number of years, and enjoys a good working relationship with this titan of the CAN […]


Sep 02, 2020

DV BMU Emissions Test Issues During development of our Battery Management Unit (BMU) we performed DV testing and found an issue in the radiated emissions test. Our schedule to meet […]