Galaxy, Shuttle, Space Wagon. Not only do the names of vehicles sound more and more like something out of space travel, the quality criteria are going up too. Interference-free operation of electronics in cars is vitally important – it could literally be a matter or life or death.
Equipment must operate without causing mutual interference and it should also be impervious to external interference. You must be able to demonstrate that your equipment meets these criteria before you may put the prestigious EMC E4 symbol on your products. Equally important is that your motor vehicle lighting meets the legal requirements. Through photometric testing, you can receive the desired E-marking for your products.
The big three car makers in America have harmonized technical specifications in ISO/TS 16949. If you want to keep up with the market leaders, then it would be wise to switch to certification based on this popular international standard, provided by DEKRA for example.