Talent call: software-driven vehicles will spur hiring spree

As CASE mobility projects snowball, more software experts are needed. Suppliers are ramping up recruitment efforts, writes Freddie Holmes

Modern vehicles now rely on software more than ever before. It underpins virtually every function in the vehicle today, not just in autonomous and electrified systems, but even critical vehicle controls such as steering, braking and acceleration.

The growth in software has naturally raised the issue of a potential talent shortage. Traditional automotive companies no longer simply manufacture physical parts, but also package code. Existing engineering teams may already have experience in software development, but the next generation of vehicles will require a new recruitment drive. As a result, the value of the software engineer is surging.

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Suppliers are bringing software engineers on board to help shape the next generation of vehicles
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