Re: [SystemSafety] The VW Saga

From: Martyn Thomas < >
Date: Mon, 12 Oct 2015 21:46:39 +0100


I'd like to see what the software configuration management system records about the reasons for the "defeat device". No software change gets implemented without explanation and approval.

Regards

Martyn

> On 12 Oct 2015, at 20:47, Chuck_Petras_at_xxxxxx >
> In opening I will say that I am the owner of a '12 VW Jetta TDI.
>
> To me the issue isn't the NOx emission levels. Its the fact that VW had (has) a corporate culture that would condone this sort of thing. What other systems have been compromised? Is there an Easter egg in the stability control system? Airbags? This really is the issue.
>
> Regulators Investigating 2nd VW Computer Program on Emissions
> <http://www.nytimes.com/2015/10/09/business/international/vw-diesel-emissions-scandal-congressional-hearing.html>
>
> ​VW sets January for diesel emissions recall
> <http://www.cbsnews.com/news/vw-sets-january-for-diesel-emissions-recall/>
> "Mueller said 'according to current information, a few developers interfered in the engine management.' He said he doesn't think the management board made the decision to use the manipulated software."
>
> Chuck Petras, PE
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