In-vehicle network

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In-vehicle network

This is a generic term for an automotive data communication system that is used to connect electronic control units. The in-vehicle network can be either a simple linear bus or a com­plex network if gateways are employed. Examples include K-line, SAE 11850, high-speed CAN, low-speed CAN, single-wire CAN, LIN, FlexRay, MOST, and IDB 1394.

Source Christoph Marscholik and Peter Subke (2008) - Road vehicles, Diagnostic communication -