Developing ADAS/AD Technology in China
We are looking at why it is important to engage in local software development and what lies behind CARIAD’s mission ‘In China for China, from China to the world’.
CARIAD is bringing automated driving to Chinese customers
With the announcement from this week, CARIAD is taking the next step in strengthening the regional software development for intelligent, connected vehicles: CARIAD is starting a closer cooperation with Horizon Robotics, a leading supplier of energy-efficient computing solutions for smart vehicles, through a joint venture to help Volkswagen Group to speed up customization of automated driving solutions for the Chinese market.
The focus of the joint venture is the integration of numerous functions in one integrated high-performance chip to increase stability and reduce energy consumption of entire automated systems, allowing for scalable ADAS and AD solutions.
As a first step CARIAD will adapt the semiconductors from Horizon Robotics to its needs. In the second step, the new joint venture will then develop own semiconductors and advanced hardware and software for automated driving. In this way, CARIAD is continuously expanding its local expertise in China that will also add to its global competence base.