From GPS to anti-lock brakes, today's automobiles can use over 100 electronic controls units to enable vehicles to run. With the increased number of computer systems designed into today's vehicles comes an increased risk of product failure due to system or software malfunction.

For almost 20 years, Barr Group's automotive electronics expert witness team has provided technical consulting, analysis and testimony for clients involved in automotive litigation related to vehicle malfunction and intellectual property infringement. Our automotive expert witness team includes mechanical, electrical, and software expert witnesses as well as professors who have examined a wide variety of automotive electronic systems and software applications including, but not limited to:

  • Advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS)
  • Anti-lock braking systems​ (ABS)
  • Automotive user interfaces
  • Automotive vision systems
  • Driver assistance electronics
  • Engine control units (ECUs)
  • Infotainment head units
  • Instrument clusters 
  • Navigation systems
  • Transmission electronics

Our automotive engineering experts support both individual and class-action automotive lawsuits.


Representative Experts

The following profiles are just a few of Barr Group's expert witnesses. For more complex technologies and cases, experts can be assembled into teams to ensure that all aspects of the technology in question are thoroughly evaluated by the appropriate subject experts.

Automotive Engineering Experts - Electronic Design

Automotive Engineering Experts - Mechanical Design

Automotive Engineering Experts - High Performance Vehicles

Computer Programming Experts

Computer Science Experts

Computer Security Experts

Control Systems Experts

Data Communication Experts

Embedded Systems Experts

GPS Experts

Intellectual Property Expert Witnesses

Patent Infringement Expert Witnesses

Product Liability Experts

Software Copyright Experts

Software Experts

Software Trade Secret Experts

Wireless Experts