ECARX picks Cognata as Simulation Platform

  • August 18, 2021
  • William Payne

Chinese self driving tech startup ECARX has picked Israeli firm Cognata as its simulation technology partner. The selection means that Cognata’s platform will be used by one of China’s fastest growing self driving technology firms.

Founded in 2016, ECARX technology mainly focuses on core technology products such as automotive chips, intelligent cockpit, intelligent driving. ECARX technology will focus on the two important sections of intelligent cockpit and intelligent driving in the future, completing the construction of the global capability of automobile intelligence and realising the connection of chip, software, and algorithms capability, and thus drive the evolution of the whole vehicle from distributed computing, to domain computing and finally to central computing.

Cognata is a leading global supplier of large-scale automotive simulation for the Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) and autonomous vehicle markets.

“China is among the world’s fastest growing markets for ADAS and Autonomous Driving,” said Danny Atsmon, CEO and founder of Cognata. “We look forward to closely collaborating with ECARX to accelerate their success.” He adds, “As we understand the importance and needs of the Chinese market and its impact over the autonomous industry, we have taken the extra step and introduced a localised, Chinese version of our simulation platform.”

“The cooperation with Cognata is another investment of ECARX to make efforts in the field of autonomous driving,” said Ziyu Shen, CEO of ECARX. “Cognata’s leading simulation and Validation software will enable us to accelerate the development and safe deployment of our ADAS and autonomous driving technologies, further promoting the rapid technical realisation and mass production of unsupervised safe autonomous driving technologies in the Chinese market.”