Veoneer pushes the pedal on autonomous driving, joins AVCC

by Autocar Pro News Desk , 19 Nov 2019

Veoneer joins Autonomous Vehicle Computing Consortium to accelerate the delivery of safe and affordable autonomous vehicles.

In a move to boost the safe driving eco-system and development of autonomous vehicles, Stockholm-based automated-mobility major, Veoneer has now joined the AVCC or the Autonomous Vehicle Computing Consortium. The move is in line with Veoneer’s objective to be an industry leader in autonomous driving using a Human Centric Approach

The AVCC comprises a gamut of leading OEMs, Tier 1 suppliers and semiconductor companies, such as Arm, Bosch, Continental, Denso, GM, Nvidia, NXP, Renesas and Toyota, in their collaborative effort to accelerate the delivery of safe and affordable autonomous vehicles.

Veoner, the world's largest pure-play company focused on Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and Automated Driving (AD), will leverage its technical expertise to deliver high performance, precision and scalability. Nishant Batra, Veoneer CTO said, "Being a participant in the AVCC fits our strategy to support OEMs with cost-efficient solutions and systems. A conceptual, scalable compute platform will play a critical role in the advancement of autonomous vehicles."

The AVCC’s core objective is to develop a conceptual compute platform architecture guided by the objectives of portability, interoperability, scalability and a balance between performance and cost. The path to delivering autonomous vehicles is long, with several technological complexities and obstacles that need to be overcome before the deployment of autonomous vehicles.

AVCC chairman Massimo Osella welcomed Veoneer and said, " We value Veoneer expertise in the autonomous vehicle space and the Consortium is looking forward for their technical contributions to the working groups and to overall AVCC activities."