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.
RL78/F15 Microcontrollers join the RL78 Family lineup for Automotive Applications. Select the best Microcontroller for your system from among 127 products.
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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 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.