Even in times of model-based development, artefacts like pdf and Word are still important for documentation. With Eclipse based technologies, it is easy to produce documents in various formats from your AUTOSAR xml.
One approach would be to use Eclipse M2T (model-to-text) technologies to generate your own reports. Technologies for that would be Xtend2 or Xpand. An article can be found here.
However, with the Eclipse BIRT project, there is also a more WYSIWYG approach. Taking a very simple AUTOSAR model as an input, we can easily create reports in most formats.
After creating a BIRT project, we have to configure a so called “Data Source”, that simply takes our ARXML as input:
By clicking on “Export Report” we can export to a number of formats: