Volkswagen’s new independent software unit CARIAD, which is creating and operating system and architecture for the automaker’s future software-defined vehicles, will soon begin the joint development of an automotive system-on-chip (SoC) chip together with semiconductor company STMicroelectronics. The SoC will be specifically designed for vehicle connectivity, energy management, and over-the-air software updates.
Eric Walz2022-08-26 09:45 PT
Automotive supplier Valeo has entered into a major collaboration with BMW Group to supply a advanced driver assist system (ADAS) domain controller, including vehicle sensors and software, for BMW's upcoming new electric vehicle platform dubbed "Neue Klasse" (New Class). BMW plans to launch the new EV platform in 2025.
Eric Walz2022-08-04 13:45 PT
A German court has put a nationwide sales ban on Ford Motor Co vehicles in the country that have internet-connected infotainment systems. The move is as part of a lawsuit over the violation of wireless technology patents, Reuters reported on Friday. The ruling by the Munich regional court is primarily over the licensing of standard-essential patents for LTE networks used in Ford vehicles in Europe.
FutureCar Staff 2022-06-26 15:30 PT
Volkswagen Group's software unit CARIAD announced on Tuesday that it has selected Qualcomm Technologies to supply system-on-chips (SoCs) for its vehicle software platform designed to deliver up to SAE level-4 autonomous driving capabilities in the automaker’s future vehicles.
Eric Walz2022-06-10 06:45 PT
Automaker Stellantis is teaming up with Qualcomm Technologies to add high-performance compute power to millions of vehicles in the latest partnership between an automaker and a technology company. The two companies signed a multi-year technology collaboration agreement that will utilize the latest Qualcomm’s Snapdragon “Digital Chassis” platform to deliver intelligent, customizable and immersive in-vehicle experiences to Stellantis vehicles.
Eric Walz2022-05-21 12:45 PT
A new collaboration between Qualcomm, intelligent transportation systems developer Commsignia and Audi of America aims to protect cyclists and vulnerable road users using cellular vehicle-to-everything (C-V2X) communications technology. Audi announced this week that its working with Spoke on a project to alert drivers when bicyclists are present using C-V2X technology.
FutureCar Staff 2022-04-23 15:20 PT
Audi of America and partners, Qualcomm, Applied Information, Commsignia, bus manufacturer Blue Bird, and others have announced the completion of a cellular vehicle-to-everything (C-V2X) deployment in Alpharetta, Georgia, designed to alert drivers to nearby school buses. The C- V2X technology can alert a driver when they’re entering an active school zone or approaching a school bus to reduce risks for children and other road users.
Eric Walz2021-06-26 12:15 PT
Despite the ongoing trade disputes between the U.S. and Beijing, China welcomes U.S. companies to actively participate in its market and will strive to create a fair and just environment, the industry ministry said on Monday after a meeting it held with firms including Qualcomm Inc and U.S. automaker General Motors.
FutureCar Staff 2020-11-26 06:30 PT
In a collaborative effort between Audi of America, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) and wireless infrastructure operator American Tower Corporation, the companies announced a milestone in an initial deployment of cellular vehicle-to-everything (C-V2X) communication technology in Virginia that includes workers wearing special vests with built-in Vehicle to Pedestrian (V2P) communications technology that can alert drivers to their presence.
Eric Walz2020-11-05 16:30 PT
Smart City technology developer Applied Information, Inc. announced today its plans to bring Cellular Vehicle to Everything (C-V2X) technology to the island of Hawaii. The company is working with wireless technology developer Qualcomm on the pilot, in which C-V2X technology will be integrated into 34 traffic signals along the high-traffic Nimitz Corridor in Honolulu.
Eric Walz2020-09-11 13:15 PT
As more cars are equipped with advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and self driving technology, suppliers of these components are ready for a windfall. The top tier 1 suppliers are promoting their ability to integrate the necessary array of sensors, computer chips and software.
Eric Walz2017-08-02 17:50 PT
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