Qualcomm Expands Automotive Footprint in Europe

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Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. has opened an engineering software office in Berlin, focused on supporting its European automotive customers with the latest Snapdragon® Digital Chassis™ advancements.

This includes advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) and automated driving (AD) via the Snapdragon Ride™ Platform, Snapdragon® Auto Connectivity Platform for LTE, 5G connected services, cellular vehicle-to-everything (C-V2X), Wi-Fi, Bluetooth® and precise positioning, telematics and next-generation Snapdragon® Cockpit Platforms for digital cockpit and infotainment systems.

The Snapdragon Digital Chassis is comprised of open and scalable cloud-connected platforms designed for automotive telematics and connectivity, digital cockpit, as well as driver assistance and autonomy, that utilize a unified architecture to support enhanced safety and immersive digital experiences that are updateable throughout the lifetime of respective vehicles.

The Snapdragon Digital Chassis connects multiple sub-systems that feature common hardware and an open, software-partner supportive architecture that allows automakers to easily select individual modules or comprehensive sets of packaged technologies to provide the features customers want and deserve. This flexibility makes it easy for car designers to adopt a wider array of powerful and power-efficient Snapdragon automotive platforms while continuing to control and customize the in-vehicle digital experience for their customers.

Europe is an epicenter for technology research and development (R&D) leadership, with many of the world’s leading automotive manufactures headquartered in region. Qualcomm Technologies has multiple office sites in Europe supporting custom engineering, R&D and product marketing, spanning Germany, France, Italy and the UK.

“The office opening is further evidence of the company’s commitment to bring new and exciting technologies to the Automotive sector,” said Enrico Salvatori, senior vice president and president Europe/MEA, Qualcomm Europe, Inc. “I am incredibly proud of the talented team we have in Europe, and our teams globally. I am excited to deepen the relationships we have with our automotive customers by creating open, scalable, and comprehensive automotive platforms that encompasses semiconductors, systems, software and services. We are empowering the broader automotive ecosystem to rapidly transform their vehicles for the digital era.”