"KOTEI recently received the ISO 26262:2018 Functional Safety ASIL D Process Certification from SGS, a globally recognized testing, inspection, and certification organization. This certification signifies that KOTEI has established a product development and management process system that fully meets the highest automotive functional safety standards, known as ASIL D. This accomplishment enhances KOTEI's capabilities in developing safe and innovative technologies for intelligent and electric vehicles. The certification ceremony was attended by Zheng Zheng, Director of SGS China Functional Safety Center, Xiang Feng, CTO of KOTEI, and representatives from both parties.
The ISO 26262 standard, set by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), is a global benchmark for automotive functional safety. It's a crucial reference for assessing the functional safety development capabilities of OEMs and their global suppliers. The Automotive Safety Integrity Level (ASIL) ranges from A to D, with D being the most stringent.
For this certification, KOTEI, under the guidance of the SGS Functional Safety Center, adhered to the ISO 26262:2018 standard. They integrated it into their existing development processes, covering all aspects of product life cycle including functional safety management, concept development, and software development. The company also formed teams of qualified functional safety engineers.
（ISO 26262:2018 Automotive Functional Safety Process ASIL D Certification Certificate）
Xiang Feng, CTO of KOTEI, emphasized the company's commitment to product safety and reliability. He stated that this certification demonstrates KOTEI's robust and compliant functional safety and development processes, boosting confidence in delivering safe and reliable products. The company plans to integrate product development with functional safety, aiming to release more competitive and secure products and expand into broader markets.
KOTEI, a leader in automotive software, adheres to a quality policy of exceeding customer needs and pursuing perfection. This certification, following their ASPICE CL2 certification in 2022, confirms KOTEI's leadership in product safety development and management. They aim to continue building a comprehensive safety and quality system to support OEMs in developing advanced, innovative, and safe AD/ADAS software products."