REFIRE Passes ISO 26262:2018 Process Certification

2021-01-15

On January 15, 2021, SGS-CSTC Standards Technical Services Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as “SGS”) granted the ASIL-D Process Certificate to REFIRE.

It is the first ISO 26262:2018 Certificate issued by SGS Global Functional Safety Technology Center for fuel cell sector in China, which marks that REFIRE has built up a complete product development process system that complies with the requirements of ISO 26262:2018 and reaches the highest automotive safety integrity level—ASIL D.

REFIRE Receiving ISO 26262:2018 Process Certificate from SGS

Li Mingxun, Director of SGS China Automotive Functional Safety Center, and Dr. Chris Guzy, Chief Technology Officer of REFIRE, attended the ceremony.

ISO 26262 standard is a globally recognized automotive functional safety standard that covers the entire product lifecycle, including functional safety management, concept phase development, system phase development, hardware phase development, software phase development, support processes, safety analysis and product release.

Under the guidance of SGS Automotive Functional Safety Center, REFIRE has established a functional safety team, built a development process complying with functional safety standard, developed 200 functional safety process documents, and implemented and improved the process in the pilot project.

Dr. Chris Guzy, Chief Technology Officer of REFIRE said that it is because of the professional and rigorous technical support and services from SGS Automotive Functional Safety Center that helped REFIRE to make continuous advancement in the field of automotive safety and to build and improve its functional safety processes.

“This successful process certification marks that REFIRE has established a product development process system that meets the requirements of the highest automotive safety integrity level—ASIL D”, said Li Mingxun, Director of SGS China Automotive Functional Safety Center. “Going forward, it is expected that SGS will step up cooperation and provide automotive functional safety services for more projects of REFIRE.”

Group Photo of Representatives of SGS and REFIRE

About SGS Global Functional Safety Technology Center

SGS Global Functional Safety Technology Center is an automotive functional safety training, consulting and certification organization authorized by DaKKS in Germany with over 80 experts in automotive functional safety and more than 310 ISO 26262 functional safety certificates granted worldwide, led by Martin Schmidt, the initiator and drafter of ISO 26262.

 

About REFIRE

Headquartered in Shanghai, REFIRE is the world’s leading deployer of commercial hydrogen fuel cell zero-emissions technologies. The company specialises in designing, testing, prototyping, application engineering and in integrated fuel cell systems for buses, trucks, specialised vehicles, power supply units, and marine applications.

As of Q1 2021, REFIRE fuel cell technologies and products are powering over 2,700 fuel cell vehicles (FCVs) in daily use in 15 cities across China, as well as various projects in five other countries. To date, combined vehicle mileage exceeds 63 million kilometres.

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