Visteon and ECARX to Develop Smart Cockpits for World-wide Automotive Market Applying Qualcomm Answers

  • Engineering enhancement boosts Visteon’s aid to commercialize cockpit connectivity options for various worldwide apps commencing in 2021
  • 1st software of new infotainment ecosystem is for ECARX Asia Pacific location
  • Visteon’s field-foremost SmartCore™ cockpit controller based on the 3rd Generation Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ Automotive Cockpit Platforms

VAN BUREN TOWNSHIP, Mich., Feb. 04, 2021 (Globe NEWSWIRE) — Visteon Corporation (Nasdaq: VC), ECARX and Qualcomm Systems, Inc. today declared an initiative to produce intelligent cockpit alternatives throughout common and electric powered vehicle apps. 

Visteon and ECARX, employing Qualcomm® Snapdragon Automotive Cockpit Platforms, are functioning jointly to develop these clever technologies and sharing analysis to commercialize an built-in cockpit task for a assortment of car platforms setting up in 2021. Sachin Lawande, president and CEO of Visteon, explained digital material as “the battleground” for OEMs as human interfaces results in being more sophisticated and connected technologies are more and more critical to enhance the cockpit.

“Our cooperation with ECARX and Qualcomm Systems on intelligent cockpits will give a powerful new electronic working experience to users,” Lawande mentioned. “Visteon is happy with the perform we’ve done with ECARX and Qualcomm Systems. Our groups have been through swift development, design and style and integration collectively, and are dedicated to offering technological innovation and creative imagination for a high-high quality cockpit working experience across several segments.”

As a main developer of linked vehicle ecosystems, ECARX has produced important achievements in revolutionizing the cockpit working experience and is earning key investments to build world platforms.

“Our work with Visteon and Qualcomm Systems provides environment-course functionality of our platform and engineering as we increase our existence in the world-wide automotive industry,” mentioned Ziyu Shen, ECARX CEO. “ECARX has a foremost posture in China with a potent and one of a kind ecosystem composition, main HMI, connectivity and infotainment. This is the most current case in point of a development system that will keep on to generate new and international company options by partaking the greatest electronic electronics and program abilities in our technology marketplace.”&#13

With the companies’ expertise and processing ability, Visteon and Qualcomm Technologies build clever, system-based options that carry circumstance-based mostly, personalized automotive cockpit activities to drivers. Visteon will integrate the 3rd Technology Snapdragon™ Automotive Cockpit Platforms into its up coming-technology SmartCore™ cockpit area handle system, making an infotainment ecosystem that securely provides integrity-stage information and facts to motorists and sophisticated driver guidance techniques (ADAS).

Based mostly on the 3rd Generation Snapdragon Automotive Cockpit Platforms, Visteon’s SmartCore™ more improves the development ability of intelligent cockpits for ECARX’s changeover to an intelligent cockpit solution. SmartCore™ independently operates various shows and programs in the course of the cockpit, maintaining occupants knowledgeable and entertained. As the first Tier 1 provider to present a cockpit domain controller on a production automobile, Visteon will deliver strong and reliable hardware devices for ECARX worldwide applications. Visteon has worked with Qualcomm Systems due to the fact 2018, focusing on creating upcoming-generation options for ECARX.

“As Qualcomm Technologies expands its presence throughout the automotive segment, we can provide broader and further ranges of support to new shoppers for a a lot more immersive cockpit practical experience by doing work with the earth-course specialized and buyer help from Visteon,” explained Nakul Duggal, senior vice president and GM, automotive at Qualcomm Systems, Inc. “We have a long and reliable partnership with Visteon, and we are self-assured that their potent experience with our items and technologies will allow for them to bring successful and extensive guidance to ECARX for our Snapdragon Automotive Cockpit Platforms.”

About Visteon

Visteon is a international engineering corporation that models, engineers and manufactures impressive automotive electronics and related automobile alternatives for the world’s major automobile brands. Visteon is driving the smart, learning, digital cockpit of the long run, to improve safety and the user knowledge. Visteon is a worldwide chief in cockpit digital merchandise including electronic instrument clusters, facts displays, infotainment, head-up shows, telematics, SmartCore™ cockpit area controllers, the DriveCore™ autonomous driving system, and wireless battery administration systems. Visteon also provides synthetic intelligence-centered technologies, connected car, cybersecurity, inside sensing, embedded multimedia and smartphone connectivity program answers. Headquartered in Van Buren Township, Michigan, Visteon has roughly 10,000 workforce at additional than 40 facilities in 18 nations. Visteon had profits of approximately $3 billion in 2019. Learn far more at


ECARX (ECARX Technological know-how Co., Ltd.) is an automotive intelligence know-how firm launched by China’s major automotive entrepreneur Mr. Li Shufu and Mr. Shen Ziyu in 2016. With about 1700 members of workers in overall positioned in China places of work in Hangzhou, Beijing, Shanghai, Wuhan, Dalian and EU business office in Gothenburg, Sweden, ECARX has gained strategic financial investment from Baidu and SIG. ECARX’s main products and solutions contain self-made car chip-sets, 4G driven clever cockpits, clever driving, Hd map, huge info and IoV Cloud solutions, in addition ECARX is consistently developing an open up intelligent related system that empowers automotive corporations to make a far more intelligent and safer mobility experience. Considering the fact that its launch in late 2018, ECARX’s smart related procedure has surpassed 2.4 million users globally.

About Qualcomm

Qualcomm is the world’s top wi-fi technological innovation innovator and the driving power guiding the progress, launch, and growth of 5G. When we connected the telephone to the net, the cellular revolution was born. Currently, our foundational systems enable the mobile ecosystem and are observed in each individual 3G, 4G and 5G smartphone. We deliver the rewards of cell to new industries, which includes automotive, the world wide web of things, and computing, and are primary the way to a entire world in which every thing and everyone can talk and interact seamlessly. Qualcomm Included incorporates our licensing small business, QTL, and the large vast majority of our patent portfolio. Qualcomm Systems, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Included, operates, alongside with its subsidiaries, significantly all of our engineering, investigate and progress features, and significantly all of our items and expert services enterprises, such as our QCT semiconductor business.

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