New SAE J1939DA edition

Beginning of May, SAE has released an update of the J1939DA Excel sheet. It is intended to supplement the J1939 documents by offering the J1939 information in a form that can be sorted and searched for easier use.

SIG welding devices

CiA is going to inaugurate the SIG (special interest group) welding devices on June 1. It is intended to specify the CANopen application profile for welding machines and welding robots. For more information, contact CiA office.

21th CANopen Lift plugfest took place

In May, CiA members tested their CANopen Lift devices. The lift host controller companies tested interoperability of their host controllers with lift devices from different manufacturers in one-to-one sessions.

CiA 103 updated

The CiA specification for intrinsically safe CAN device interfaces has been released as version 1.1.0. The document has been editorially improved including one misleading figure.

CiA at 14th Autosar Open Conference

On the first day of the Autosar Open Conference (AOC) in San Diego (USA), Holger Zeltwanger is going to give a presentation with the topic “Harmonization of models and terminology for CAN technologies”. The two-day event takes place on May 11 and 12, 2023.

CAN and cybersecurity webinar

On May 16, CiA’s free-of-charge webinar regarding CAN and cybersecurity takes place (16:00 to 17:00 UTC+2). Interested participants can still register for the 1-hour webinar (including 15 minutes of discussion, question, and answer).

Be part of the CAN Newsletter

For the June issue of the CAN Newsletter magazine, CiA is still looking for interesting articles regarding CAN. Maybe you have an extraordinary application report where a CAN product was used, or any other exciting topic regarding CAN? Send your technical article at pr(at)

CAN Info Mail April

The European Parliament discusses a right-to-repair law. The right to repair is a rather vague concept that may mean different things. Read more in the current issue of the CAN Info Mail.

New CiA Board of Directors

The annual General Assembly has elected Magnus-Maria Hell (Infineon) as Technical Director and re-elected Christian Schlegel (CHS Consulting) as Business Director as well as Holger Zeltwanger as Managing Director.

New CiA Technical and Business Committee

Elected members of the Technical Committee are Bosch, Emotas, ESD, Microcontrol, and Vector. Emotas, ESD, HMS, Microcontrol, and Vector are the elected members of the Business Committee.