Volvo Car Group and Qualcomm Partner to Deliver Industry-Leading Infotainment System Performance

Volvo Automotive Group uses Qualcomm Technologies’ Snapdragon * cockpit platforms to take Google Android Automotiveinfotainment system in upcoming fully electric cars under the Volvo and Polestar brands to the next level.

By leveraging Volvo Cars’ and internal research and development skills of technology company Qualcomm, the companies will improve the overall capacity of Volvo’s next-generation infotainment system powered by Google Android, making it much faster and more responsive.

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Cockpit platforms are designed to be a central hub for high performance computing. It is able to meet the very demanding graphics, audio and artificial intelligence requirements of the future Polestar 3 SUV and Volvo Cars’ next fully electric SUV, while having very low power consumption.

Using the latest Snapdragon automotive platforms, Volvo Cars’ The next-generation infotainment system will be more than twice as fast, while its graphics generation will be up to ten times faster.

For Volvo cars, the transition to becoming a fully electric car company and a leader in the premium electric car segment by 2030 means more than just delivering pure electric cars – it also includes seamless connectivity, standards of state-of-the-art safety, advanced autonomous driving and the best possible user experience. To support these ambitions, Volvo cars teams up with global technology leaders where it makes sense.

Volvo cars is a company that believes in working with technology leaders like Qualcomm Technologies Inc. and Google to provide the best experience to our customers, “said Henrik Green, Volvo cars Product manager. “With Qualcomm technology in our next fully electric SUV, our Google Android based infotainment system will take it to the next level. “

In collaboration with Qualcomm and Google, Volvo cars can deliver cutting-edge video, audio and connectivity performance in its next generation of fully electric cars.

“Our aim is to support Volvo cars by integrating cutting-edge, scalable and scalable technology that delivers premium experiences today and in the future to their customers, ”said Enrico Salvatori, first vice-president and president of Europe/ MEA, Qualcomm Europe, Inc. “We are proud of the strong organizational concentration in the automotive industry that we have in Europe, which covers engineering, services, product marketing and commercialization. ‘

At the same time, the collaboration includes future enhancements that will be rolled out over the air and over time. It also creates a solid foundation that allows Volvo cars continue to offer high-end, connected, intelligent and responsive in-car experiences in the future.

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* Snapdragon Cockpit Platforms is a registered trademark of Qualcomm Technologies Inc.

Volvo cars in 2020-2021

During the twelve months between july 2020 and June 2021, Volvo Automotive Group recorded an operating profit of 22.5 BSEK (14.3 BSEK in 2019). Sales over the period amounted to 292.1 BSEK (274.1 BSEK), while worldwide sales reached 773,000 cars.

On Volvo Automotive Group

Volvo cars was founded in 1927. Today it is one of the best known and respected automotive brands in the world with sales to customers in over 100 countries. Volvo cars is listed on the Nasdaq Stockholm Stock Exchange, where it trades under the symbol “VOLCAR B”.

Volvo cars aims to provide customers the freedom to move in a personal, sustainable and safe manner. This is reflected in its ambition to become a fully electric automaker by 2030 and in its commitment to continuously reduce its carbon footprint, with the ambition to be a climate neutral company by 2040.

From december 2020, Volvo cars employed approximately 40,000 full-time employees. Volvo Cars’ the functions of head office, product development, marketing and administration are mainly located in Gothenburg, Sweden. Volvo Cars’ production plants are located in Gothenburg (Sweden), Ghent (Belgium), Caroline from the south (WE), Chengdu, Daqing and Taizhou (China). The company also has R&D and design centers in Gothenburg, Camarillo (United States) and Shanghai (China).

About Qualcomm

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