The subject matter contained within this SAE Information Report is set forth by the Class A Task Force of the Vehicle Network for Multiplexing and Data Communications (Multiplex) Committee as information the network system designer should consider. The Task Force realizes that the information contained in this report may be somewhat controversial and a consensus throughout the industry does not exist at this time. The Task Force also intends that the analysis set forth in this document is for sharing information and encouraging debate on the benefits of utilizing a multiple network architecture.
This document covers the requirements for transceiver qualification. Requirements stated in this document will provide a minimum standard level of performance for the CAN transceiver in the IC to which all compatible transceivers shall be designed. No other features in the IC are tested or qualified as part of this recommended practice. This will assure robust serial data communication among all connected devices, regardless of supplier. The goal of SAE J2962-2 is to commonize approval processes of CAN transceivers across OEMs. The intended audience includes, but is not limited to, CAN transceiver suppliers, component release engineers, and vehicle system engineers.