The Automotive Electronics Council (AEC) is an organisation based in the United States that sets qualification standards for the supply of components in the automotive electronics industry.
AEC was formed in 1993 by Chrysler, Ford Motor, Delco Electronics. AEC developed several notable specifications for automotive electronics:
- AEC Q100 "Stress Test Qualification for Integrated Circuits" (1994)
- AEC Q101 - similar standard for discrete parts
- AEC Q200 - for passive parts