History

Visteon has a proud automotive heritage, starting as a spin-off from Ford Motor Company and having acquired Johnson Control’s electronics business. Visteon has successfully transformed its business into a focused electronics supplier with market leading positions in Asia, Europe and North America. Today, Visteon’s 10,000 employees around the world are dedicating talent, technology and global resources to transform the vehicle cockpit electronics experience.

A Global Technology Leader

As one of the world’s largest cockpit electronics providers – and the only one focused exclusively on cockpit electronics – Visteon designs, engineers and manufactures advanced electronics products and connected car solutions that deliver a rich, connected experience for drivers and passengers. The company has a strong market position with its open autonomous driving platform consisting of the hardware, middle-ware and frameworks to develop machine learning algorithms for object classification, detection, path planning and execution. Visteon supplies virtually all leading automakers, including Volkswagen, BMW, Daimler, Ford, General Motors, Peugeot-Citroen, Nissan and Hyundai.

Visteon Bulgaria

Visteon Electronics Bulgaria is a technical center with over 940 employees with expertise in Software, Hardware and Mechanics. It is Visteon’s largest global development center, focused currently on the design and development of platforms and custom solutions for millions of cars in future mass production. The overall number of active projects it executes exceeds 280.

Departments

Visteon Electronics Bulgaria includes several Departments in diverse fields.

Software department is responsible for software development of automotive devices such as embedded systems for instrumental clusters, displays, body electronics, connectivity & infotainment.
System department is composed of two subdivisions. Testing division or Product Validation domain is developing automated tests based on system requirements specification. Executes tests against the real product and analyses test results. Products’ Specifications division– System requirements domain is responsible to deliver requirements specification to the other skills, in consistence with customer specifications and expectations.
Mechanics Department takes part in all projects for diverse automotive electronic devices, the department is responsible for mechanical design and development of sets for automotive industry, CAD models and drawings, tolerances, calculations of plastic and metal parts etc.
Electrical department is responsible for hardware development of automotive devices, part of the design process that includes: Architecture Design, Design Implementation and Verification. It supports the product development teams with various activities such as PCB Design, environmental testing, EMC & Mechanical analysis, prototyping and optics analysis. In addition to the engineering activities performed by the group, ES Sofia also manages equipment calibration (IMTE), release of technical documentation and development of internal tools.
Quality Department monitors the implementation of all projects to internal and external requirements consistent with the development of devices for the automotive industry.
The department takes part in multiple autonomous driving applications of various Visteon products: autonomous cars, algorithms research and development, virtual reality and simulation environments, advanced HMI and connected cars. The overall development covers Hardware, BSP/OS, Mathematics, Algorithms Development, Artificial Intelligence, Data Mining, Model-based Design, High-quality Coding, Object-Oriented Architecture.
The graphics team creates 2D and 3D UX/UI cockpit innovations, dynamic animations and 3D simulations. Advanced business logic solutions are designed and implemented with real time technologies for global car manufacturers. The team is working in close collaboration with System Engineering, Hardware, Software and Validation teams all around the world.
Information Technologies, Finance, Human Resources, Purchasing, Parts Supply and Office administration teams.
The Purchasing department teams monitor and manage all the communication and contracts with direct and indirect  suppliers for Visteon projects.
Our Project management team leads the engineering team towards efficient execution of all the projects developed in Sofia Technical Center.