US-based multinational technology company Qualcomm, which specialises in semiconductors, software and services related to wireless innovation, has opened a new office in Berlin, Germany. The branch will help the company expand its presence in the European automotive market.

In a press release, senior vice-president Enrico Salvatori commented: “I am incredibly proud of the talented team we have in Europe, and our teams globally. I am excited to deepen the relationships we have with our automotive customers by creating open, scalable and comprehensive automotive platforms that encompasses semiconductors, systems, software and services. We are empowering the broader automotive ecosystem to rapidly transform their vehicles for the digital era.”

Qualcomm is headquartered in San Diego, California, and employs more than 41,000 staff worldwide. The company operates multiple European offices across Germany, France, Italy and the UK.