Cockpit solution developed by Visteon, ECARX and Qualcomm debuts in flagship SUV from Geely Auto, Auto News, ET Auto
New Delhi: The new Xingyue L, Geely Auto’s flagship SUV, will be the first production car to use the intelligent cockpit solution from auto parts supplier Visteon Corporation, ECARX, an automotive technology start-up backed by the chairman of Geely and Baidu in China, and Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., Visteon said in a statement.
“The integration of Visteon’s SmartCore cockpit domain controller and 3rd generation Qualcomm Snapdragon automotive cockpit platforms into ECARX’s intelligent cockpit system has set a new benchmark for integrated cockpit solutions in the industry. automobile. The collaboration between the three companies has created an innovative technological solution that enables global automakers to deliver a more connected, enjoyable and safer driving experience, ”said Sachin Lawande, President and CEO of Visteon.
“Visteon’s work with ECARX and Qualcomm Technologies brings a personalized digital experience to the automotive industry. The technical teams of each company have shown their skills in development, design and integration, and that they are able to provide a modern digital cockpit experience for the global automotive industry, ”he said in a press release.
Using Qualcomm’s 3rd generation Snapdragon automotive cockpit platforms, Visteon’s SmartCore ™ supports various on-board human-machine interface (HMI) functions to provide drivers and passengers with a variety of information and personalized services. The cockpit system can also provide over-the-air wireless feature upgrades, eliminating the need to replace hardware to further extend the lifecycle of the platform.
“With its advanced intelligent cockpit, open connected ecosystem and market-leading user base, ECARX is rapidly becoming one of the world’s leading automotive intelligence technology companies. Visteon and Qualcomm Technologies have been the ideal partners to achieve this goal. Based on Visteon’s advanced hardware integration capabilities,
The strength of software engineering and the stable and reliable performance of its SmartCore cockpit domain controller, in combination with the powerful computing capabilities of 3rd generation Snapdragon Automotive Cockpit platforms, ECARX can lead to more connected automotive experiences. immersives, ”said Ziyu Shen, CEO of ECARX, said.
The combination of Visteon’s SmartCore domain controller and Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Automotive Cockpit platforms will provide ECARX with improved and advanced technical capabilities to create rich and premium in-car experiences, the company said in a statement.
Geely’s Xingyue L SUV, which debuted at the 2021 Shanghai Auto Show, is the first production vehicle to feature the intelligent cockpit system powered by Visteon’s third-generation SmartCore cockpit domain controller . The vehicle’s cockpit offers a full range of features for drivers and passengers, including artificial intelligence-based voice assistance, a premium intelligent central control monitor, immersive driving information and entertainment options. for passengers.
Drawing on the expertise of the automotive industry for nearly 20 years, the 3rd generation Snapdragon Automotive Cockpit platforms offer more possibilities for the digital cockpits of today’s connected vehicles.Nakul Duggal, SVP and General Manager, Automotive, Qualcomm Technologies
According to Nakul Duggal, SVP and Automotive General Manager, Qualcomm Technologies, “Drawing on the expertise of the automotive industry for nearly 20 years, the 3rd generation Snapdragon Automotive Cockpit platforms provide more possibilities for consumers. digital cockpits of today’s connected vehicles. We are excited to be working with Visteon and ECARX to jointly support key in-vehicle experiences in Geely’s new vehicles with digital cockpit technologies that advance and enhance the driving experience.
In an era of rapidly evolving technology, intelligently connected vehicles have become a strategic ground for the automotive industry.
“Visteon’s SmartCore ™ solution uses advanced software and silicon technologies to enable automotive manufacturers to deliver advanced user experiences in the cockpit. With SmartCore as a mass production smart cockpit solution, Visteon is strengthening its leadership in smart, connected and electrified solutions for the Chinese automotive industry, ”said Lawande.