CARIAD is an automotive software company in the Volkswagen Group that bundles and further expands the Group's software competencies to transform automotive mobility. Founded in 2020, it develops the leading tech stack for the automotive industry with the mission to make the automotive experience safer, more sustainable and more comfortable in a new way – for everyone, everywhere. Around 4,000 engineers and developers around the world are building a uniform software platform for all brands of Volkswagen Group, which includes a unified architecture, a operating system and automotive cloud. The new software platform will first come to play at the end of 2024. In addition, it works on outstanding digital automotive features, including ADAS solutions, a standardized infotainment platform, software functions for linking powertrains, chassis and charging technology as well as new ecosystems and digital business models in and around the vehicle. CARIAD operates in software competence centers in Wolfsburg, Ingolstadt, the area of Stuttgart, Berlin and Munich, and is closely co-operating with development teams in Seattle and China.