Chrysler will be the first Stellantis brand in North America to bring the automaker’s next-generation technology into the cockpit.
Stellantis is demonstrating a mockup of the two-seater Chrysler Synthesis layout at CES in Las Vegas this week. The Synthesis design incorporates several upcoming technology platforms from Stellantis, including STLA Smart Cockpit, STLA Brain and STLA AutoDrive. The automaker is branding the trio as “Advanced Technology for Real Life.”
Advanced artificial intelligence technology can adapt and enhance user interfaces over time, according to the company. For example, it can learn the preferences of its owner.
The system also allows Stellantis to update vehicles over the air. This is a feature that automakers are rushing to adapt.
According to Stellantis, such updates allow “rapid creation and updating of software features, automatic content downloads, and over-the-air enhancements to keep your vehicle fresh and exciting for every day you own it.” can be kept functional.”
Chrysler says the Over-the-Air approach will break the ties between generations of today’s hardware and software.
Chrysler Synthesis is shaped by a Harmony in Motion design language that Stellantis describes as “modern, sustainable and technology-focused.” The dashboard is sleek and angular, reminiscent of a sci-fi display.
“Chrysler Synthesis, showcased at CES 2023, represents the future of design, technology and customer experience for the Chrysler brand by bringing customer-centric design and intuitive, seamlessly connected technology into real life.” said Chrysler CEO Chris Feuell in a statement.
Chrysler uses CES as a starting point for future product planning. Last year, the company unveiled its Electric Airflow crossover concept, aiming to go all-electric by 2028, while announcing that it would debut its first battery-electric model by 2025.
This year’s expo offers a glimpse into the user experience Chrysler owners can expect.
According to the company, STLA AutoDrive, a flexible system that can receive OTA updates, enables Level 3 autonomous driving that enables “hands off the wheel, eyes off the road.”
Stellantis said the Synthesis demonstration at CES will mark a day in the future Chrysler ownership experience. The company highlights several features.
- my day: According to Stellantis, the feature “consolidates and synchronizes multiple aspects of the customer experience, including calendars and schedules, vehicle status information such as charging status, home smart technology features, and the latest weather information, to provide travelers with an intelligent experience. It helps me organize and plan my travel plans for the day.”
- Vehicle welcome: A virtual personal assistant welcomes its owner based on biometrics.
- Productivity: According to the company, self-driving cars will allow drivers to multitask and “access a range of productivity-based activities,” such as video conferencing. Lunch location recommendations with convenient parking and charging options. Your smart home “wakes up” to get you home at the end of the day.
- Chill/Zen/Fan Mode: This option creates a sensory experience that includes “fun and healthy experiences in the car (meditation, karaoke, DJ games) while the vehicle is stationary or driving autonomously.” According to Stellantis, the demonstrator is equipped with the Synthesis Music Experience, allowing customers to create and synthesize their own music.