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AI Lab: Volkswagen creates an artificial intelligence laboratory

Volkswagen announces the creation of AI Lab, a company specializing in artificial intelligence, which will facilitate the integration of these technologies into the group’s models.

Volkswagen invests in artificial intelligence

You are not unaware that the artificial intelligence is booming, particularly in the automobile industry. Indeed, in recent years, many manufacturers have integrated ChatGPT into their vehicles, but the group Volkswagen goes even further with the creation of AI Lab a company specializing in artificial intelligence:
“We want to offer our customers real added value thanks to artificial intelligence” declared on this occasion Oliver Blume, CEO of Volkswagen Group and Porsche: “We plan to integrate external digital ecosystems into our vehicles to create an even more satisfying experience. It is therefore crucial for us to collaborate with companies in the technology sector. In the future, we want to simplify cooperation, both organizationally and culturally. ”
With artificial intelligence, the Volkswagen group aims to improve customer experience on board its vehicles: new infotainment and navigation applications, more efficient voice recognition, enriched on-board functionalities… AI Lab will allow Volkswagen to develop new projects in this direction, and to collaborate with other tech players in the whole world.

Volkswagen AI Lab: a new skills center

This new laboratory will play the role of a skills center and project incubator for the Volkswagen group. It will allow create new projects and new technologies in connection with artificial intelligence, with the aim of creating new enriched on-board functionalities.
For example, Volkswagen wants improve the performance of your voice assistant, and ensure the integration of the driver’s digital environments with their vehicles. For electric vehicle users, artificial intelligence will also make it possible to optimize charging cyclespredictive maintenance, or even networking between vehicles and infrastructures, particularly at the user’s home and in connection with their home automation system.
To lead the AI ​​Lab, Volkswagen has called on recognized specialists in artificial intelligence for the Technical Management, while the Supervisory Board will be made up of members of the Management Board of the Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche brands. The AI ​​Lab Management Board will notably be composed of Carsten Helbing, as CEO, and Carmen Schmidt, CLO and CBO.

The first projects around artificial intelligence have already been launched within the AI ​​Lab, and new collaborations with technology companies have been linked internationally.

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