ISO 26262 Certification (Functional Safety) for ECUThe M560/M580 has been certified by TÜV SÜD against ISO 26262-2018 as a safety element out of context up to ASIL D. The Electronic Control Units (ECU) are industry proven with features tailored for integrated Vehicle Control Unit (VCU) and Vehicle Charge Control Unit (VCCU) 12-volt and 24-volt applications, along with Dana’s OpenECU-FS platform software.

The certification process verified achievement of functional safety to ISO 26262 across all aspects of the development lifecycle including:

ISO 26262 development lifecycle

Overview of the ISO 26262 series of standards

Functional safety management, safety lifecycle, and supporting processes (ISO 26262 parts 2, 8)

Product development at the system level (ISO 26262 parts 4, 10)

Hardware and software safety mechanisms (ISO 26262 parts 5, 8, 9)

Product development at the Software Level (ISO 26262 parts 6, 8, 9)

Quality assurance in production (parts 7)

Dana Vehicle Control Unit VCU and VCCU: M560

Dana M560

To see how the M560/M580 and OpenECU-FS platform software can enable your production development for safety-related vehicle control, charging control, or other applications, contact Dana for the detailed safety manual and technical specification documentation.
In addition to the certification for the specific out-of-context safety functions, Dana has the complete design information and rationale for design decisions for the M560/M580. This information and understanding of the design of all the functions of the module can be used to help you use the module in your specific application, even beyond the explicit assumptions of use.