This assignment involved defining an ASPICE-compliant software development process (SWE3 and SWE4) intended to cover the needs of all in-vehicle software development teams.
Automotive OEMs have evolved to become highly efficient outsourcing and system integration organizations. Everything related to a vehicle is thought of as a component, including software. The whole automotive system engineering process treats software as a component of a vehicle. This prevents them thinking about the software as a whole system.
The automotive world has an awful lot to learn about innovating in software engineering and little time to do it.