Vector AUTOSAR Solution
Production-Proven Embedded Software and Tools

AUTOSAR Classic and Adaptive

Vector provides a field-proven AUTOSAR solution which is tuned to your needs – offering a comprehensive tool range of design and development tools, ECU software and services around AUTOSAR.


AUTOSAR (Automotive Open System Architecture) is a standardization initiative of leading automotive manufacturers and suppliers that was founded in 2003. Simplify your ECU development with the smart Vector solution!

  • Seamless tool chain: from system design to functional software development and integration of the software in your ECU
  • A comprehensive package of basic software for the AUTOSAR Classic Platform 4.x, 3.x plus AUTOSAR Adaptive Platform from a single source
  • Basic software available for many hardware platforms and automotive OEMs
  • A reliable solution certified by exida up to ASIL D for safety-relevant ECUs per ISO 26262
  • In production use at leading OEMs and TIER1 suppliers in numerous projects

Basic Software

MICROSAR Classic is the embedded software for AUTOSAR Classic ECUs. It consists of the runtime environment MICROSAR.RTE and MICROSAR basic software modules (BSW). They cover the entire AUTOSAR Classic standard and contain a lot of useful extensions.

Tool Chain

Benefit from a practice-proven and universal tool chain for developing AUTOSAR Classic ECUs.

PREEvision supports you in creating AUTOSAR-conformant system and software designs.
With CANdelaStudio you define the diagnostic specification of your AUTOSAR ECU.
DaVinci Developer lets you design or fine-tune the AUTOSAR SWCs of your ECU.
vVIRTUALtarget pro Verify the implementation of your AUTOSAR SWCs in a virtual environment on your PC.
The basic software modules and the RTE are configured with DaVinci Configurator Pro.
Execute the integrated AUTOSAR code on a PC by using vVIRTUALtarget basic as a virtual ECU.
TA Tool Suite Tools for the design, simulation and verification of embedded multi-core realtime systems.
This CANoe option provides you access to the internal memory of an AUTOSAR ECU.
Use CANoe to test the AUTOSAR ECU and to validate the AUTOSAR network communication.
Use CANape to calibrate the parameters of your AUTOSAR ECU.


Qualification Program Vector Certified Embedded Professional

Extensive software skills are one of the most important qualifications for the successful implementation of projects today. Whether supplier or engineering partner - the competence of employees represents an important competitive advantage. That is why Vector offers unique certification programs for embedded software engineers. Engineers are being trained as experts in Vector's basic software and the corresponding software tools. The Vector degree enables qualified and efficient support in demanding AUTOSAR Classic projects. Through close contact with the Vector experts, further knowledge transfer is assured.

AUTOSAR Classic Know-How

Important information about the standard, explanatory graphics and learning material can be found on the Know-How page.

AUTOSAR Adaptive

The AUTOSAR development partnership has added an additional standard to its portfolio which is based on POSIX operating systems: the AUTOSAR Adaptive Platform. Experience the Vector solution for autonomous driving, Vehicle-to-X (V2X) applications and the growing external networking of vehicles (Connectivity)!

  • Ready for series-production
  • Support of various POSIX-based operating systems
  • Development for safety-relevant applications up to ASIL D
  • Quick start-up by included example projects


MICROSAR Adaptive MICROSAR Adaptive targets high performance ECUs such as in-vehicle application servers, ADAS ECUs and infotainment systems. Vector provides you with a complete safety solution up to ASIL D, ranging from the hypervisor, the POSIX operating system to the ARA.

Configuration Tool

DaVinci Developer Adaptive DaVinci Developer Adaptive is the optimal tool for successfully configuring AUTOSAR Adaptive projects. In addition to the actual configuration, DaVinci Developer Adaptive combines all other working steps for MICROSAR Adaptive from Vector.


AUTOSAR Adaptive Know-How

Important information about the standard, explanatory graphics and learning material can be found on the Know-How page.

Embedded Services

Embedded Services: Individually tailored for your project success.

We support you with customized services. Whether support, coaching, technical consulting or reviews: These services are ideally suited to accelerate the development process, but also to improve your team's skills with Vector's embedded software.


Fact Sheet:

Short overview of facts (PDF)

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