We like to share what we know. To this end, we become involved in the committee work of industry associations and work in partnership with research institutions. By collaborating with selected consulting firms, we offer you access to a network of leading experts – a network that also allows us to tap into required know-how, even when facing more difficult challenges.

  • Network & Partners


    Beijing Bright Homing Technology Co., Ltd. has been a successful player in the Chinese market for over a decade. A pioneer of systems engineering, Beijing Bright Homing runs a platform for development processes in the automotive industry, with a particular focus on requirements engineering, architectural design, testing and management, and configuration and project management. Beijing Bright Homing has also earned a strong name for itself in software product line development and quality assurance according to the ISO/TS 16949 industry standard.


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    Need support with a key project? We’re your first port of call when it comes to management consulting and improvement programmes in electronics development.

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    As part of our strategy to systematically improve development processes in the automotive electronics sector, we are also an official licensee ofAutomotive SPICE®a trademark of the Association of the German Automotive Industry (VDA QMC).


    As part of our involvement in the functional safety programme, Kugler Maag Cie is an official partner of the TÜV Rheinland technical inspectorate. We also offer training to become a certified TÜV RHEINLAND FUNCTIONAL SAFETY ENGINEER (AUTOMOTIVE).


    Kugler Maag Cie is an official cooperation partner of TÜV Nord within its automotive cybersecurity program. We deliver the certification training to become a TÜV Nord Cybersecurity Engineer (Automotive).

    We are a founding member of intacs™ (the International Assessor Certification Scheme). The intacs™ initiative dovetails with Automotive SPICE® to safeguard common standards laid down by the German automotive industry for the training and certification of assessors.


    We are an associate member of the German Electrical and Electronic Manufacturers’ Association (ZVEI). As an innovative management consulting firm with a focus on electronics development, our aim is to bring our expertise to the committee work of this high-tech industry interest group.

    Our work with the ZVEI working groups for agile systems development, functional safety and security allows us to share the experience gained by Kugler Maag Cie on numerous projects with suppliers and manufacturers in the automotive electronics industry.


    With the German systems engineering association GfSE, we share the conviction that the product's future reliability, safety and functionality are already significantly determined in the design and development phase. 

    GfSE is the German Chapter of INCOSE.

    ASTM International is an international standardization organization. Kugler Maag Cie contributes expertise in the Functional Safety sector to the exoskeleton development working group.

    ISACA is an international professional association for information systems specialists, with a focus on the testing and ongoing development of IT security.


    We offer training on AGILITY IN AUTOMOTIVE E/E DEVELOPMENT in collaboration with the VDI Wissensforum, a vocational training partner for engineers and managers in technical professions.



    We lecture at Stuttgart University on AGILE PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT for motor vehicle systems. We also run round-robin seminars on SECURITY.



    This whitepaper on the Challenges in System Engineering of Intelligent and Autonomous Systems explains in six steps the approaches that can be used by system engineers with the product design of embedded systems.

    The paper was written by consulting expert Dr Michael Faeustle from Kugler Maag Cie in collaboration with Sky Matthews, Chief Technical Officer for the internet of things at IBM.



    We developed and conducted the often-quoted industry barometer on Agile Automotive. State of Practice.


    Kugler Maag Cie is an industrial partner of Lero, the Irish Software Research Centre at the University of Limerick.