NASA Engineering and Safety Center - Technical Assessment Report

Technical Support to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) on the Reported Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) Unintended Acceleration (UA)

Executive Summary [6 pp]

Report [177 pp]

Appendix A Software [134 pp]

Appendix B Software Fishbone Diagrams [47 pp]

Appendix C Hardware [87 pp]

Appendix D Summary of Test Scenarios [7 pp]

Please note: a partially unredacted NASA 2011 technical assessment report can also be found here. The document was made public for some time.

This report should be read together with the NHTSA Report on Toyota that can be found here.

MISRA Development Guidelines for Vehicle Based Software

These PDFs are the development guidelines for Vehicle Based Software. Note they were established by the Motor Industry Software Reliability Association and first published in 1994, with a v1.1 revision in January 2001. Below in PDF are the MISRA guidelines in full:

Development Guidelines [88 pp]

Report 1 Diagnostics and Integrated Vehicle Systems [88 pp]

Report 2 Integrity [94 pp]

Report 3 Noise, EMC and Real-time [55 pp]

Report 4 Software in Control Systems [107 pp]

Report 5 Software Metrics [67 pp]

Report 6 Verification and Validation [156 pp]

Report 7 Subcontracting of Automotive Software [49 pp]

Report 8 Human Factors in Software Development [19 pp]

Phase 1 Report Sources of Information [10 pp]