19 Dec 2016

ASAM 2016: Looking Back on a Successful Year

As the year draws to a close, the ASAM office would like to thank you for your support and cooperation in 2016. It was a pleasure working with you. We are very much looking forward to an exciting new year with many new ideas and successful projects. We wish you, your families, and beloved ones a happy holiday season and a healthy and prosperous year 2017. - Read about what has happend in 2016
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09 Nov 2016

General Assembly 2017: Enable Advanced Vehicle Development with Advanced Standards

The ASAM General Assembly (March 07, 2017) will be presented in conjunction with a second day of presentations and discussions on "Preparing the Future: Enable Avanced Vehicle Development with Advanced Standards" on March 08. Non-members are welcome to attend this day.
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08 Nov 2016

ASAM US-Meeting 2016: Standardizing with ASAM

On Oct. 26, 2016, ASAM members and interested non-members met in Novi, MI to learn about the latest activities within the global ASAM community. The speakers provided an overview of the projects currently under development in ASAM, demonstrated how ASAM standards influence the tool landscape, and discussed opportunities and challenges that affect the American automotive industry.
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06 Oct 2016

XIL Cross Tests 2016 – Easy Exchange Enabled!

The ASAM XIL API is a generic simulator interface for the communication between test tools and test benches. It enables users to freely choose testing products according to their requirements and to decouple test-cases from real and virtual test systems. A cross test has been conducted in July 2016 at dSPACE in Paderborn to prove the interoperability of XIL-compliant tools from different vendors.
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03 Oct 2016

ASAM Solutions Guide 2017/18

ASAM is planning the release of a new Solutions Guide for 2017/18. We are seeking Application Stories and offer Ad Space. Take advantage of these opportunities to demonstrate your ASAM expertise by presenting your success story: Share how ASAM standards enabled you to overcome challenges in your business. Draw attention to your company by running an ad in the Solutions Guide.
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16 Sep 2016

Japanese Motorcycle OEMs express great interest in using ASAM standards

Japanese motorcycle OEMs (Honda R&D, Kawasaki, Suzuki and Yamaha) met with ASAM in Tokyo on Aug. 26, 2016 to discuss the usage and development of ASAM standards and to learn more about current activities in Japan.
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14 Apr 2016

Dr. Klaus Estenfeld New Managing Director of ASAM e.V.

Dr. Klaus Estenfeld is following Mr. Preis as Managing Director of ASAM e.V. Mr. Preis who has headed ASAM for 8 years is leaving the association to pursue new professional challenges. Dr. Estenfeld who has a background in telematics and telecommunication will continue to advance the internationalization of ASAM and will additionally focus on strengthening the member relationship.
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08 Mar 2016

ASAM releases new standard ASAM MCD-2 CERP

ASAM has recently released a new standard: ASAM MCD-2 CERP (Calibration Expert System Rule and Product Format) is based on OTX (ISO 13209) and allows to develop complex rules for checking the dependencies and integrity of ECU calibration parameters.
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08 Mar 2016

ASAM releases new Standard ASAM CPX V1.0.0

ASAM has shortly released a new standard: ASAM CPX (Calibration Process Exchange Language) provides a way to describe the processes for ECU calibration, which is standardized, independent, exchangeable and long-term stable. ASAM CPX extends OTX (ISO 13209). It provides programmatic access to calibration and measurement data on the ECU, access to its meta information (from A2L files), and other functions.
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03 Mar 2016

ASAM Japan Section Meeting - New Standardization Ideas from Japan

The ASAM Japan Section Meeting took place on Feb. 29, 2016 in Tokyo, JP. The ASAM member companies were able to get latest updates on ASAM activities worldwide. Furthermore, Honda proposed a new standardization initiative on "HEX file management". The meeting has succeeded in strengthening the network of Japanese ASAM members and in fostering collaboration in Japan.
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19 Jan 2016

Innovation Impulses from the ASAM International Conference 2015 on Big Data

ASAM is investigating big data topics for standardization: The second International Conference focused on Big Data in Future Car Development – Chances for Engineering, Value for the Driver. The conference gave an overview on current best practices from the car industry and opened up the discussion with the IT industry.
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12 Nov 2015

ASAM opens office in Japan

We are happy to announce that ASAM Japan G.K. has now opened its doors. Located in the Tokyo area, the office will help to promote collaboration among engineers and promote the concept of standardization in Japan.
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24 Jun 2015


ASAM MDX V1.3.0 has been released on June 15, 2015. ASAM MDX is a standardized xml based exchange format, which allows the exchange of meta data used in software module sharing processes. It describes software functions, their interfaces, owned data and scheduling.
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06 May 2015

ASAM Membership Meeting elects new Board of Directors

On April 28, 2015, the assembled ASAM members elected the new ASAM Board of Directors for a term of two years. The Board is responsible for the strategic direction of ASAM.
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05 May 2015


The ASAM Technical Steering Committee has released ASAM MCD-1 XCP V1.3.0. It is an established standard since 2003 and is used by OEMs and ECU manufacturers. Compliance to ASAM MCD-1 XCP reduces the variety of calibration systems and avoids the need to create specific ECU implementations for specific application tasks. Version 1.3.0 improves interoperability between the calibration tool and XCP slaves.
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