Electronic control units (ECUs) can now be found everywhere in automobiles, from power windows and airbags to lamps, mirrors, doors, and seats. Due to this trend, the burden on software development for ECUs has also increased.
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A body control module (BCM) integrates several functions, including various lights and door locks. It has a gateway function for communication with a CAN/CAN-FD or LIN.
Powered door units that use motors to open and close doors require network functions as well as three-phase motor control capabilities for powering the opening and closing operations.