ECARX, a mobility technology company recently announced its collaboration with AMD for the development of an immersive digital cockpit. The two companies are working to develop an in-vehicle computing platform for the next generation of electric vehicles and are expected to go for global rollout and mass production in the latter half of 2023. The digital cockpit is claimed to be the first in-vehicle platform that will be offered with AMD Ryzen Embedded V2000 processors and AMD Radeon RX 6000 Series GPUs coupled with ECARX hardware and software.
“As car companies seek to deliver immersive experiences and intelligent features for their next-generation electric vehicles, the AMD-powered ECARX digital cockpit will address these needs for the global automotive market,” said Rajneesh Gaur, corporate vice president and general manager, Embedded Business, AMD. “We are excited to work with ECARX as our first strategic ecosystem partner in China for the digital cockpit using our Ryzen Embedded V2000 processors and Radeon RX 6000 Series GPUs.”
“The global automotive industry is transforming towards an intelligent future at an unprecedented pace with demand for computing power and graphics capabilities rapidly increasing,” explained Ziyu Shen, Chairman and CEO of ECARX. “With this collaboration, we will further enable OEMs and tier 1 suppliers to enhance their digital cockpit experiences as they seek to create greater consumer value through intelligent connected cars.”
“EV adoption is now a key underlying factor for growth in the automotive semiconductor market and the associated semiconductor demand is forecast to grow at a CAAGR of 31% over 2021 – 2026,” said Asif Anwar, executive director – PBCS and EVS, Strategy Analytics. “The EV revolution is here, with next-generation EV platforms at the leading edge of domain- and zonal-based architecture driving adoption of the digital cockpit, ADAS and the connected vehicle.”
The EV automobile market, as well as the technology required to support it, denotes an unprecedented growth opportunity in the years ahead according to analyst firm, Strategy Analytics.