Elektrobit provides AUTOSAR software to SemiDrive automotive SoC devices

April 22, 2021

Integrated hardware-software solution to accelerate the development of advanced applications for automotive ECUs, enabling car makers and suppliers to more quickly bring next-gen vehicles to market

SHANGHAI, China, April 22, 2021 – Elektrobit, a visionary global supplier of embedded and connected software products for the automotive industry, today announced it will provide its EB tresos Classic AUTOSAR software to  Nanjing SemiDrive Technology Ltd. (SemiDrive), a China-based semiconductor company focusing on next-generation, high-performance, automotive-grade system-on-a-chip (SoC) devices. The companies will make available an integrated hardware-software solution that will make it easier and more cost effective for automotive OEMs and Tier 1 suppliers to develop advanced applications for automotive electronic control units (ECUs) based on the AUTOSAR standard.

Every car maker is spending significant time and resources developing capabilities for connected and automated driving that will differentiate their vehicles from the competition. EB tresos AutoCore integrated into the SemiDrive devices allows automotive engineering teams to accelerate the process of configuring, validating and generating ECU basic software, accelerating the development cycle and enabling them to more quickly bring vehicles with advanced features to market while reducing cost.

EB tresos AutoCore is the industry standard for AUTOSAR-compliant development, consisting of scalable basic software and tools that enable the development of automotive ECUs with the highest levels of functional safety, up to ASIL D. Elektrobit has been a premium AUTOSAR member from its inception, and continues to be a leader in AUTOSAR education and implementation in series production projects and works with industry partners to accelerate next-generation automotive development platforms.

SemiDrive’s (X9, G9, and V9) devices are developed with an ISO 26262-compliant functional safety management system, optimized for automotive applications such as smart cockpits, central gateways and autonomous driving.

“Today’s announcement builds on the existing collaboration we have with SemiDrive, a fast-growing Chinese semiconductor company. By integrating EB tresos, our Classic AUTOSAR software, in SemiDrive SoCs we’re providing a ‘one-stop-shop’ for hardware and software, making it even easier for our customers to develop their automotive ECUs more efficiently and cost effectively. It also reflects Elektrobit’s determination to support local Chinese semiconductor companies,” said Woody Zou, Managing Director China, Elektrobit.

“Like Elektrobit, we are committed to driving innovation that benefits our customers. Our expanded partnership with Elektrobit strengthens SemiDrive’s leading technological advantage in the field of intelligent networked vehicles, our initiative to bring to market highly integrated devices that facilitate the development of the most advanced, next-generation vehicles,” said SemiDrive Chairman Zhang Qiang.


About Elektrobit

Elektrobit is an award-winning and visionary global supplier of embedded and connected software products and services for the automotive industry. A leader in automotive software with over 30 years serving the industry, Elektrobit’s software powers over one billion devices in more than 100 million vehicles and offers flexible, innovative solutions for car infrastructure software, connectivity & security, automated driving and related tools, and user experience. Elektrobit is a wholly owned subsidiary of Continental.


About SemiDrive

Founded in June 2018, Nanjing Semidrive Technology Ltd.(SemiDrive®) is a high-tech enterprise focusing on high-reliability and high-performance automotive SoC. It’s headquartered in Nanjing with R&D centers in Shanghai, Beijing and Shenzhen. The core team has over 18 years’ experience in SoC design and delivery. The company is committed to providing customers with the world’s leading products and services. SemiDrive® is a member of SAE China and GSA global. In May 2020, SemiDrive® launched 9 series automotive SoC for eCockpit, intelligent driving and center gateway.


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