Global and Chinese Automotive Domain Control Unit (DCU) Industry Report 2021: Four Kinds of Actors in Autonomous Driving Domain Controllers and Three Kinds of Actors in Cockpit Domain Controllers – ResearchAndMarkets .com


DUBLIN – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – The report “Automotive Domain Control Unit (DCU) Industry Report, 2021” has been added to offer.

Over the next 2-3 years, OEMs will focus on upgrading the EEA to accelerate the introduction of domain controllers

The EEA upgrade will be the focus for the next 2-3 years, which will accelerate the introduction of domain controllers. The automotive EEE upgrade is mainly reflected in three aspects: software architecture, hardware architecture and communication architecture. The software architecture will gradually achieve hierarchical decoupling, the hardware will grow from distributed style to domain controller / centralized style, and the automotive backbone will grow from LIN / CAN bus to Ethernet.

It is expected that most OEMs will still use mixed domain EEA, ie part of the functional domains will be centralized to form a “distributed ECU + domain controllers” transition solution. and finally forging an architecture of “super controller (central supercomputer) + Zone control unit (zone controller)”. This evolution of the EEA can take up to 5 to 10 years.

From an OEM planning perspective, the autonomous driving domain, the intelligent cockpit domain and the central control domain can become three main incremental domains.

The competitive landscape between four types of players in autonomous driving domain controllers

With the evolution of the automotive EEA from the distributed domain to the centralized domain, the relationship between automotive manufacturers and suppliers of automotive electronics is undergoing profound changes. The number of automotive electronics suppliers will gradually decrease, while the status of domain controller suppliers will become more prominent and attract more entrants.

We divide the Autonomous Driving Domain Controller players into four categories: Global Tier 1 Suppliers (System Integrators), Local Tier 1 Suppliers (System Integrators), Domain Controller Software Platform Suppliers autonomous driving and equipment manufacturers.

Intelligent cockpit areas incorporating more and more ADAS functions will prevail

Ultimately, a smart car will become a mobile supercomputer and data center, and a new Wintel will emerge. In the future, the core technologies of the advanced era of autonomous vehicles will include computer platforms, operating systems and application software. After 2030, high-performance autonomous driving chips and cockpit control chips will be further integrated into central computer chips as the autonomous driving technology roadmap matures, improving IT efficiency and reducing costs through integration.

As part of this trend, cockpit electronics companies, including Tier 1 vendors and software vendors, are looking to integrate more and more ADAS functions (typically Autonomous Parking, DMS and ADAS L1 / L2 more advanced) in the cockpit area and improve the level of functional safety. from the intelligent cockpit area.

Similar to intelligent driving domain controllers, a large number of domain controller software vendors have emerged in the area of ​​intelligent cockpits. Megatronix, a software infrastructure provider with only a two-year history, recently announced that it has raised more than $ 100 million in funding and has accepted orders for cockpit platforms. OEMs such as HYCAN 007 and Lixiang. Investors have started to attach importance to the broad outlook for this market.

From an OEM perspective, the urgency of self-developed cockpit domain controllers may not be as obvious as that of autonomous driving, mainly because: in the short to medium term, it is difficult for consumers to pay for customization of cockpit functions. For OEMs, they can potentially choose third-party software partners and can actively explore achieving software and hardware decoupling to achieve a better customer experience at a lower cost. In this context, ThunderSoft, Megatronix and other companies have emerged.

The penetration rate of the domain controller market will swell in the next 5 years

In China, the industry is currently promoting the mass production of L2 + autonomous cars on a large scale, and even L2 ++ or L2.9 autonomous driving, which is infinitely close to L3, is also happening quickly, mainly thanks to the impetus of Tesla Model. series, NIO ES, Xpeng P7 and other models. The publisher estimates that by 2025, annual shipments of passenger car ADAS / AD domain controllers in China will reach 3.565 million sets, and the penetration rate of OEM passenger car OEM autonomous driving domain controllers will reach 14 , 7%.

Main topics covered:

01 Automotive Evolution of the EEA

1.1 Evolution of automotive EEA

1.2 EEE case of OEM and Tier1

02 Trends in DCU hardware and software architecture

2.1 DCU architecture and demand

2.2 The key is to retain the software capabilities of the controller

2.3 The value of DCU middleware will be highlighted

2.4 New DCU Business Models

03 DCU autonomous driving technologies and market

3.1 Evolution of ADAS / AD and DCU functions

3.2 ADAS / AD DCU solutions

3.3 Benchmarking of ADAS / AD DCU technology

3.4 Application Trends of ADAS / AD DCU Master Chip

3.5 ADAS / AD DCU Market Size and Outlook

04 DCU smart cockpit technologies and market

4.1 Summary of Development Trend of Cockpit DCU

4.2 Tier1 and OEM DCU Cockpit Solutions

4.3 Smart DCU Cockpit Master Chips

4.4 Cockpit DCU Market Size and Outlook

05 Foreign DCU suppliers

5.1 Bosch

5.2 Visteon

5.3 Continental

5.4 Veoneer

5.5 ZF

5.6 Aptiv

5.7 Denso

5.8 Faurecia Clarion Electronics

5.9 Panasonic

5.10 Samsung Harman

5.11 LG Electronics

5.12 Tesla Autopilot Platform

5.13 TTTech

06 Chinese DCU Suppliers

6.1 Huawei

6.2 Desay SV

6.3 Neusoft Group

6.4 Scope of Neusoft

6.5 noble automobile

6.6 Foryou Group

6.7 Freetech

6.8 Technological

6.9 Yingbo supercomputing

6.10 Baidu


6.12 HiRain Technologies

6.13 Hong Jing Road

6.14 Hangsheng Electronics

6.15 BICV

6.16 WATER

6.17 Cookoo

6.18 ECO-EV

6.19 Idriverplus

6.20 DJI Automotive

6.21 Enjoy the movement

6.22 Future of Superstars

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