LSS for CANopen FD

After the release of the CANopen FD application layer (CiA 1301), CiA members started to update CiA 305 (LSS). Next meeting is scheduled for January 12, 2018. For details, please contact secretary(at)

Task Forces of IG CAN FD

The TF “Common-mode choke” and TF “Cable” continue to develop design recommendations and to specify parameter measurements. The comparability of data sheets would help to select the appropriate products. Contact secretary(at)can‑

Cooperation with JasPar

CiA and JasPar, Japanese nonprofit association, cooperate in respect to CAN FD design recommendations. This includes also the ringing suppression. A JasPar delegation will participate in the next meeting in Nuremberg (January 24, 2018).

CAN FD safety workshop

CiA organizes a two-days workshop (Nov. 8 and 9) in Nuremberg. Topic is the development of higher-layer protocol independent for CAN FD based networks. For details please contact secretary(at)

CiA exhibits at IAS in Shanghai

On the IAS tradeshow (Nov. 6 to 10), CiA is present on the German Pavilion (hall 5.1 stand A002). This is an opportunity to meet CiA staff in China and to discuss with them future CAN technologies such as CANopen FD.

CiA 1301 released

Version 1.0 of the CANopen FD application layer has been CiA-internally published. The 165-pages document specifies also the communication profile. Members can download it here.

iCC presentations online

On this website, CiA provides most of the iCC presentations as embedded Youtube videos. They are here.

CiA 602-2 updated

CiA has released internally the version 1.1. of CiA 602-2 specifying the mapping of J1939 PGs to CAN FD frames. The document includes all by SAE assigned PGNs. For more information write to secretary(at)

Pin-assignment for Micro-Fit 3.0 connectors

The recently released version 1.9 of the CiA 303-1 recommendation for connector pin-assignments provides layout improvements. It also introduces the pin-assignment for the Micro-Fit 3.0 connector. You can download it here.

CiA assigns LIN Supplier ID

CiA has been appointed by ISO as the Registration Authority for the LIN Supplier ID. According to ISO 17987-3, every device implementing the LIN protocol needs to provide a supplier ID. More info: lin(at)