Visteon Corporation and ZongMu Technology have entered into a strategic cooperation agreement to develop certain Level 3-plus autonomous driving solutions.
Visteon Corporation is cockpit electronics supplier, and ZongMu Technology is China-based supplier of advanced driving assistance systems (ADAS).
Under the agreement, Visteon Asia Pacific Inc. – a Visteon subsidiary in China – and ZongMu Technology will jointly develop a self-parking solution integrating Visteon’s DriveCore™ autonomous driving platform and ZongMu’s autonomous parking system.
Visteon’s DriveCore, as claimed by the company, is a complete technology platform consisting of the hardware, in-vehicle middleware and PC-based software toolset needed to develop machine learning algorithms for autonomous driving applications of Level 3 and above. DriveCore™ can provide automakers a fail-safe domain controller, with a high degree of computing power scalability, which supports the integration of data from multiple camera, Lidar and radar sensors.
ZongMu Technology’s parking product line covers a wide range of products, including high-definition panoramic parking assistance, intelligent parking warning, automatic parking, remote parking and autonomous parking. The company aims to create a full range of serial production parking applications. These include a fully autonomous parking solution that automatically parks the vehicle in the nearest parking space, or the space defined by a “smart” parking lot, after the passenger arrives at the destination the vehicle reaches the area designated by the passenger for pickup.