Ferrari to run cars on Qualcomm Technologies‘s Snapdragon Digital Chassis
Ferrari has announced a partnership with Qualcomm Technologies to utilise the Snapdragon Digital Chassis to bring the latest automotive technology advancements to Ferrari road cars. The Snapdragon Digital Chassis consists of open and scalable cloud-connected platforms needed for features like telematics and connectivity, the digital cockpit, as well as ADAS functions. Using Snapdragon Digital Chassis will provide a unified architecture to deliver enhanced safety and immersive digital experiences that are updateable throughout the lifetime of the vehicles. As a part of the agreement, Qualcomm Technologies and its partners will also work with Ferrari to design, develop and integrate Ferrari’s digital cockpits.
In addition, Qualcomm Technologies will begin serving as a Premium Partner of the Scuderia Ferrari Formula 1 team at the start of the 2022 FIA Formula One World Championship race season. Snapdragon will be on the new Scuderia Ferrari’s F1-75 single-seaters.
Ferrari joins the growing list of leading OEMs who have announced they will be using Snapdragon Digital Chassis in their cars. These includes Renault and GM & Cadillac, BMW, Hyundai Motor Group, Jidu, Jetour, Mahindra, NIO, SAIC, XPeng, Volvo and WM Motor.
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