CARIAD SE is a regular member of CharIN.

We are an automotive software and technology company that bundles together Volkswagen Group's software competencies and further expands them, building upon a heritage of bringing automotive innovation to everyone.


Founded in 2020, more than 4,000 developers, engineers and designers worldwide unify their knowledge at CARIAD to not only transform the Group to a software-driven car company, but to transform the car into an automotive experience that is seamlessly integrated into our digital life.

CARIAD is a 100% subsidiary of Volkswagen Group. With more than 10 million vehicles sold annually, it is one of the largest automotive groups on the planet and unites loved car brands like Volkswagen, Audi, or Porsche and many others. CARIAD is on a mission to build one unified software platform and tech stack for all these brands, enabling them to excite their customers with always-fresh digital experiences.

CARIAD SE became CharIN member on 09/21/2016.