Delphi Commercial Vehicle Alarm System

Delphi's alarm system for commercial vehicles combines an electronic control unit (ECU), ultrasonic sensor (UIP), inclination sensor and battery backed sounder (BBS) to offer excellent truck and trailer protection.

The Delphi Advantage

  • Experience
    • More than 20 years of experience in design and manufacturing of alarm system components
    • Global design and manufacturing footprint
    • Testing and vehicle integration expertise
  • Performance
    • Integrated into vehicle E/E architecture via CAN bus to ECU
  • Value
    • Extremely high quality performance 
    • Compliant with type approval regulations as well as insurance demands


  • Ultrasonic and inclination sensing
    • Senses cabin intrusion 
    • Senses attempted truck or trailer theft
  • LED signals that alarm system is armed and operational
  • ECU connects to CAN bus and acts as alarm system controller
    • Detects door being opened

In Mass Production


  • Mechanical / Environmental
    • Current consumption (armed mode)
      • ECU: 3.5 mA
      • System: 7.5 mA (ECU, UIP, BBS and LED)
    • IP class: 5K2
    • Housing: Plastic PA6 GF10
    • Weight: 200g
    • Operating temperature range: -40° to +85°C
  • Electrical
    • 24V Power supply
    • UIP: 12V supplied by ECU
    • BBS: 12V supplied by ECU
  • Inputs / Outputs
    • 24V Power supply
    • CAN interface
    • Status LED
    • Panic alarm switch
    • Driver and passenger door switches
    • Front hatch switch
    • Luggage compartment switches
    • UIP interface 
      • Power
      • LIN Bus
    • Interface to BBS
      • Power
      • LIN Bus
    • Standard Tyco connector mates to Tyco No. 8-968-975-1
    • Can be scaled to accommodate additional switch and sensor inputs