Volkswagen Partners With STMicroelectronics to Co-Design Semiconductors

Volkswagen AG’s software unit will start designing chips for the first time, partnering with STMicroelectronics NV to co-develop semiconductors for its cross-brand single software platform.

With the agreement, VW’s Cariad and STMicroelectronics plan to source the key components from global top chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Ltd., they said Wednesday.