Security assessment: BMW cars with more than a dozen flaws

[2018-06-18] Tencent’s Keen Security Lab (China) found 14 vulnerabilities with local and remote access vectors in BMW cars. The Chinese engineers were able to send CAN frames, which impacted CAN-connected ECUs.

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IAA Commercial Vehicle Show 2018

Real-time insight into driving and other data via CAN

[18.06.2018] Wabco Holdings announced the launch of its Traxee Fleet Management System (FMS). It is designed to meet the specific needs of operators of small to medium-sized commercial fleets. The onboard unit can connect to the truck’s CAN system.

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BLDC motor controller

With CANopen interface

[18.06.2018] Data Device Corporation (DDC) introduces the MC-5000 digital signal processing-based series of programmable, turnkey motor controllers. They are designed to control the position, torque, and speed of 3-phase BLDC (brushless DC electric motor) motors.

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Protocol stacks

Cooperation between Emtas and HMS

[] Emtas and HMS Industrial Networks/Ixxat join forces and partners strategically. This includes protocol stacks, tools, and CAN hardware.

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Automotive Testing Expo 2018

CAN FD-compatible diagnostic interface

[13.06.2018] The VCI-Muxdiag-3 by Exxotest (France) is a versatile PC interface. It is particularly suitable for communication analysis and diagnostics applications on multi-bus vehicle architectures.

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Cyber security


Enhanced automotive cyber security with CAN

[13.06.2018] The Karamba ECU hardening and CAN encryption software will utilize the Micron Authenta technology to deliver a stronger layer of defense to automotive systems.

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Contactless CAN adapter

For fleet-management systems

[12.06.2018] Inventure (Hungary) has introduced a contactless adapter for Classical CAN networks, which is compatible with the company’s FMS (fleet-management system) gateway.

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Embedded software provider

Supporting Autosar

[12.06.2018] Dspace (Germany) supports functionality for the development and validation of some of the latest Autosar 4.3 features in its products. Classical CAN and CAN FD are supported.

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Mobile electronics

With CAN FD and Isobus

[11.06.2018] Bosch Rexroth offers controllers for mobile working machines developed jointly with Bosch. It combines features, such as free programmability with a new hardware architecture and a software concept.

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13-cm3 servo-drive

Winning “Technical Innovation of the Year” with CANopen

[11.06.2018] Elmo Motion Control’s (Israel) servo drive, the Gold Twitter, has won the “Technical Innovation of the Year” at the 2018 Motion Control Industry Awards. It comes with a CANopen interface.

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Erich Jaeger


Next Isobus generation

[06.06.2018] Nearly 16 years after its system was standardized in ISO 11783, Erich Jaeger presented a model study (proposal) for the next Isobus generation in agriculture.

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Box PC

IoT computer with two CAN ports

[06.06.2018] Artila Electronics (Taiwan), developer and manufacturer of Linux-ready ARM embedded industrial computers, announced the Matrix-713 industrial IoT computer. It comes with two CAN ports.

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National Instruments

Data-logging software

Integrating CAN signals

[06.06.2018] NI’s Flexlogger is a configuration-based data-logging software for validation tests. It enables sensor configuration and data logging of mixed signals to verify electromechanical systems, all without programming.

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CAN in Automation

SAE J1939 specifications

Digital annex updated and CAN FD support prepared

[05.06.2018] The J1939DA specification has been reviewed and updated. Additionally, the SAE J1939 committee has continued to adopt CAN FD.

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Software release

Python and continued updates to formatters

[05.06.2018] Kvaser’s latest software release includes yet more improvements to it’s Python resources. Additionally it adds a new J1939 formatter in the Canking version 6.7.

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CAN in Automation


Description of NXP transceivers and its flooding protection

[05.06.2018] In the June issue of the CAN Newsletter magazine a mistake has slipped in.

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Computex 2018

Fleet-management system with dual J1939 board

[04.06.2018] In Taipei, Innodisk demonstrates its iCAP cloud management platform comprising an interface module with two Classical CAN ports.

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