Modern vehicles are already described as 'supercomputers on wheels', with the levels of compute and data generated by the auto industry set to dwarf almost any other. Intelligent cockpit systems will provide the interface for human-car interaction and the primary control hub for all day-to-day V2X communication. In the near future, a unified software and hardware platform will provide intelligent interaction and personalised services far beyond the capabilities of current electronic cockpit systems. Continuing just-auto/AIC's series of interviews, Matthew Beecham caught up with Martin Maussner, Senior Director, Sales, Qualcomm CDMA Technologies GmbH to learn more about the role of intelligent cockpit platforms in tomorrow's car.