HAMBURG, Germany — Volkswagen Team plans to style and design and create its personal superior-powered chips for autonomous vehicles, alongside with the necessary application, CEO Herbert Diess advised a German newspaper.
“To achieve ideal general performance in gentle of the superior demands that exist for cars, application and components have to appear out of one hand,” Diess advised Handelsblatt.
VW did not program to develop semiconductors but wished to personal patents if achievable, Diess explained, introducing that the group’s application device Cariad would create the expertise and extend.
The move is a response to Tesla, which can combine customized built chips, permitting the U.S. business to create new capabilities a lot quicker than its competitors.
“Apple and Tesla have higher competence in conditions of how semiconductors are defined,” Diess explained.
Daimler unveiled a offer with Nvidia previous calendar year to create and equip its Mercedes-Benz cars with a following-generation chip and application system.