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KritiKal offers Vehicle Control Unit (VCU), a customized low-voltage module that handles most processes related to functional aspects of electric and hybrid vehicles, lighting system control, anti-theft properties, sensor signal reading, etc. Hence, the VCU rightfully earns its title as the quintessential domain controller for next-gen vehicles.  

KritiKal excels at delivering high-quality VCU development services tailored to the unique needs of hybrid as well as vehicle control units for electric vehicles. Our extensive experience in automotive control units and electronics, embedded systems, as well as CAN-based communication ensures seamless data exchange within the vehicle. We provide customized VCU development services, incorporating state-of-the-art technology and conducting rigorous testing and validation of electronic control systems in automobiles to meet industry standards and regulatory compliance. 

Vehicle Control Unit Top View
Vehicle Control Unit Side View
Vehicle Control Unit with Enclosure View
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Technical Specifications

Parameters Specification (Customizable as per request)
Basic Variant Intermediate Variant Advanced Variant 
Specifications/FeaturesInput Operating Voltage range (Vdc)9-16 V9-16 V9-16 V
Input Nominal Voltage (Vdc)13.8V13.8V13.8V
Operating Current (without Loads)(A)<1A<1A<1A
Inertial unitInbuilt 3-Axis AcceleroInbuilt 6-Axis Accelero Gyro
BluetoothBluetooth classic 5.2 or higherBluetooth classic 5.2 or higher
SIM SupportUp to 2 SIM (e-sim or nano)
WirelessWi-Fi 2.4GHz and BT + BLE
GPSMultiband GPS connectivity is required like AGPS, Galileo, GlONASS, BeiDou, NaviC (optional) as per target countries requirement. Accuracy: < 10 mtr.Multiband GPS connectivity is required like AGPS, Galileo, GlONASS, BeiDou, NaviC (optional) as per target countries requirement. Accuracy: < 10 mtr.
LTE4G / 5G (optional)
Hardware Security ModuleYesYes
Communication InterfacesCAN BasedCAN BasedCAN Based
EnvironmentalOperating temperature-20 °C to +85 °C-20 °C to +85 °C-20 °C to +85 °C
Ambient temperature-20 °C to +55 °C-20 °C to +55 °C-20 °C to +55 °C
Storage temperature-40 °C to +95 °C-40 °C to +95 °C-40 °C to +95 °C
Humidity0~95%, No Condensation0~95%, No Condensation0~95%, No Condensation
Components QualificationAEC & ROHS CompliantAEC & ROHS CompliantAEC & ROHS Compliant
ElectricalDigital Input (Active High / Low)5810
Digital Output (High Side, Non-Inductive)101520
Digital Output (High Side, Inductive)345
Digital Output (Low Side)244
Analog Input6810
PWM Output234
PWM Input244
Sensor Supply (5V, 25mA)456
AudioMono 15W + Chime supportStereo 30W + Chime support
CAN223 (CAN 2.0 or CAN FD)
Instrument ClusterNon touch display up to 5 inchSupports both touch and non touch display from 6 to 11 inchSupports both touch and non touch display from 6 to 13 inch
OSOSAndroid/ LinuxAndroid/ Linux
Software UpgradeOTA
MiscellaneousVehicle trackingYesYes
Audio AlertsYesYes

Unlock Ever-more Functionalities of Vehicle Control Unit

Modern VCUs offer an array of enticing connected features. These include Firmware-over-the-air, Software-over-the-air, new abstraction levels for electric architecture, electronic control systems in two-wheelers and body control through efficient microcontrollers and microprocessors. With these capabilities, managing diverse two-wheeler and three-wheeler vehicle types has become remarkably straightforward. You no longer need to fret about the intricacies of the charging station framework such as connector compatibility and power level. Vehicle Eletronic Control Units oversee battery, transmission, and charging. 

Vehicle Control Units in electric vehicles offer modular and adaptable design for future needs, with versatility across different vehicles. They enable scalability in cross-domain engine management, high processing power, support for legacy software via hypervisor and VRTE tech, independent ECU partitioning, as well as customized potential feature expansion through safety collaborations. 

Modular Vehicle Control Unit Outlook Image
Modular Vehicle Control Unit Outlook

Why Choose KritiKal for Vehicle Control Unit?

KritiKal is a leading developer of cutting-edge VCUs in the market. With over two plus decades of extensive experience in this field. We have expertise in integrating attractive features such as power management, security, event logging, diagnostics, and much more.

Our flexible designs can be enhanced according to your future requirements and adapt according to the need of the hour with continuous cloud-based upgrade features.

We provide a complete automotive electronic control unit system including these VCUs, Head Unit, MCU, BMS, DC-DC converter over CAN-BUS interface, Telematic Control Unit as well as ECU for electric two-wheelers that can integrate seamlessly.

We’re dedicated to ensuring that your specific business requirements are met within the agreed-upon timeframe. Our team of highly skilled and experienced engineers, designers, and developers is here to make it happen.


VCUs are low-voltage modules present in EVs and hybrid vehicles that control functions such as lighting system control, anti-theft properties, sensor signal reading etc.  

VCUs are designed to be compatible with a wide range of vehicles, including two-wheelers, cars, trucks, buses, electric vehicles, and hybrid vehicles. The integration process may vary based on vehicle type and requirements. 

Yes, VCUs can be upgraded/replaced to enhance functionality, accommodate newer features, or address hardware or software advancements, subject to compatibility and integration considerations. 

Yes, KritiKal’s VCUs are designed for seamless integration with various vehicle systems. They can work in harmony with existing components to enhance overall vehicle performance. 

Data within a VCU is processed using secure algorithms and encryption methods to ensure confidentiality and prevent unauthorized access. Strict security protocols are in place to safeguard sensitive information. 

KritiKal is committed to providing technical support for VCU integration. Our team of highly skilled engineers and developers will assist you in ensuring a smooth and successful integration process.