NXP Semiconductors and VinFast partner to develop next-gen EVs
VinFast to use NXP’s processors, semiconductors and sensors for innovative applications and also accelerate time to market.
NXP Semiconductors and VinFast, the first Vietnamese car and EV brand, are to engage in the early development phases of new VinFast automotive projects, leveraging NXP’s portfolio of system solutions for innovative applications.
The collaboration supports VinFast’s goal in developing smarter, cleaner and connected electric vehicles. It will see VinFast leveraging NXP’s processors, semiconductors and sensors for innovative applications.
Additionally, NXP will share its partner ecosystem with VinFast bringing its solutions to accelerate time-to market. Together the two companies will also establish a joint expert partnership dedicated to developing solutions based on NXP’s reference evaluation platforms and software layers with the purpose of designing and building leading-edge electric vehicles.
As a member company of Vingroup, the largest conglomerate in Vietnam, the collaboration between VinFast and NXP will realise the group’s ecosystem of product and services to leverage cross-over connected benefits for its customers. As such, other companies in the group will also be able to leverage NXP’s smart solutions to advance their Smart Cities applications.
Madam Le Thi Thu Thuy, Vingroup Vice Chairwoman and VinFast Chairwoman said: “Our collaboration with NXP will help streamline our next-generation designs, technology, and manufacturing. Our future all-electric vehicle fleet will leverage NXP’s innovative, high quality semiconductor solutions to enable safe, secure and electric mobility as well as IoT solutions.”
“We are excited to collaborate with VinFast, a company that is well positioned to identify and take advantage of the opportunities at the crossroads of automotive and smart cities,” said Lars Reger, CTO, NXP Semiconductors. “We look forward to bringing our strong portfolio, expertise and ecosystem to a relationship based on inspiring and shared future vision.”
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