Mercedes-Benz & Qualcomm unite to power upcoming Mercedes vehicles

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Official Reporter
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German luxury and commercial vehicle automotive brand, Mercedes-Benz has partnered with the American multinational corporation Qualcomm Technologies in order to utilize Snapdragon Digital Chassis solutions to bring the latest and most digitally advanced capabilities to upcoming Mercedes-Benz vehicles.

Under the partnership, Mercedes-Benz will integrate Snapdragon Cockpit Platforms to power digital cockpits, as well as Snapdragon Automotive Connectivity Platforms for telematics systems, in upcoming vehicles.

According to the company, “With the Snapdragon Cockpit Platforms, these next-generation systems will feature rich, immersive in-vehicle experiences, as well as highly intuitive artificial intelligence (AI) experiences for in-car virtual assistance.”

The companies collective efforts are aimed to deliver personalized, intuitive, and safer driving experiences to consumers by combining Mercedes-Benz’s expertise in vehicle innovation with Qualcomm Technologies’ growing portfolio of automotive solutions.

Mr. Magnus Ostberg, Chief software officer of Mercedes-Benz AG said that, “For many years, Qualcomm Technologies has helped us deliver innovative solutions to our customers. Our strong relationship is vital to guiding the automotive industry through a time of exceptional growth and technological disruption.”

Utilizing the Snapdragon Automotive Connectivity Platforms, Mercedes-Benz vehicles feature ultra-fast connectivity, quick network response times, and reliability needed to support always-on-always connected experiences and safety.

“Our technology partnership is transforming Mercedes-Benz vehicles as we deliver unparalleled compute, performance, AI, and safety experiences by providing premium solutions for their next generation of automobiles,” commented Mr. Nakul Duggal, Senior vice president & GM, automotive, Qualcomm Technologies.

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