VW and Mobileye Enhance Auto Tech

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Volkswagen Group is set to enhance its automated driving capabilities significantly by deepening its strategic collaboration with Mobileye, a leader in advanced driver-assistance systems. This partnership aims to integrate Mobileye’s cutting-edge technologies, including the Mobileye SuperVision™ and Mobileye Chauffeur™ platforms, into Volkswagen’s series production, marking a significant leap in the adoption of automated and autonomous driving technologies.

Key Highlights:

  • Strategic Collaboration: Volkswagen intensifies partnership with Mobileye.
  • Innovative Technologies: Introduction of new automated driving functions.
  • Brand Integration: Audi, Bentley, Lamborghini, and Porsche to adopt Mobileye technologies.
  • Future Goals: Volkswagen aims for in-house development with continued partnerships.

The collaboration will see Volkswagen’s premium brands, such as Audi, Bentley, Lamborghini, and Porsche, incorporating Mobileye’s technologies to introduce new premium-oriented driving functions. These functions are designed to improve safety and convenience for the driver, offering features like automated overtaking, automatic stopping at traffic signals, and enhanced maneuvering through intersections and roundabouts.

Oliver Blume, CEO of the Volkswagen Group and Porsche AG, highlighted the significance of the collaboration: “Our goal is to offer our customers throughout the world outstanding products with cutting-edge technology.” He emphasized the role of new automated driving functions in enhancing both convenience and safety, tailoring each trip to the individual driver’s experience.

The partnership also extends to Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles, with Mobileye providing technology components for automated driving. This move aligns with Volkswagen’s long-term goal to develop a complete in-house system for automated driving, leveraging collaborations with other technology giants such as Bosch, Qualcomm, and Horizon Robotics in China.

In addition to the hands-on driving technologies, Volkswagen and Mobileye are developing Level 2 and Level 3 automated driving systems. These systems allow for hands-free and eyes-off driving in certain conditions, promising a future where vehicles can handle more driving tasks, enhancing the driver’s experience and safety.

Prof. Amnon Shashua, President and CEO of Mobileye, expressed pride in the partnership, foreseeing a future where AI-powered advanced driver assistance technology becomes accessible globally, shaping the future of driving towards safer and more automated experiences.

Volkswagen’s collaboration with Mobileye marks a significant step in the automotive industry’s move towards more automated and autonomous driving technologies, promising enhanced safety, convenience, and personalized driving experiences for consumers worldwide.

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