The latest UCB 6.0 release of Automotive Grade Linux (AGL), the open connected-car software platform, adds device profiles for telematics and instrument cluster applications. The AGL UCB (Unified Code Base) has been developed by member companies with a view to sharing a single standardized cross-industry platform for infotainment, telematics and other instrument cluster Read More..
BYD has launched an open-source platform it calls ‘D++’ and a ‘developer version’ of its Qin Pro, claimed to be the world’s first autonomous car open to third-party developers. It announced these at its worldwide developer conference in Shenzhen, China, attended by representatives from companies including Baidu, Horizon and Roadstar.ai. Wang Chuanfu, BYD president and Read More..
Mercedes-Benz Vans plans to use the Automotive Grade Linux (AGL) open onboard operating system in its upcoming commercial vehicles. This will first be seen in prototype projects later this year. “It has become clear that fast innovation cycles and flexible software architecture are key for the successful development of business applications, which is why we Read More..
The Automotive Grade Linux (AGL) project, an open source collaborative program bringing together automakers, suppliers and technology companies, has welcomed a number of new members which brings it to over 120. The latest to join are Abalta Technologies, Airbiquity, Bose, EPAM Systems, HERE, Integrated Computer Solutions and Sitech Electric Automotive. Dan Cauchy, executive director of Read More..
Local Motors is partnering with Robotic Research, best-known for its work for the US Departments of Defense and Homeland Security, to further develop Olli, its autonomous-driving shuttle bus. They will collaborate on integrating new sensor sets, technologies and other applications, with a view to facilitating and optimizing the industrialization and commercialization of Olli, which was Read More..
Luxoft’s automotive division has launched PELUX 1.0, an open source platform available to developers. This has been developed from its PELUX software suite as used by carmakers and tier 1 suppliers to build converged infotainment, autonomous driving, communication, HMI and car body control systems. As a base development platform, PELUX 1.0 leverages Linux, Yocto, GENIVI Read More..
BMW’s i Ventures spin-off has invested in Swedish HD mapping provider Mapillary, which has developed a platform utilizing user-generated street-level imagery to produce map data at scale. Images can be uploaded by any device, and data from a range of different sensors captured and processed without the need for specially-equipped survey vehicles. Moreover, there is Read More..
Automotive Grade Linux (AGL), citing â€œan unprecedented level of collaboration,” has released the latest version of its open-source infotainment platform. The community, which has close to 90 member companies including Ford, Honda, Jaguar Land Rover, Mazda, Mitsubishi Motors, Nissan, Subaru, Suzuki and Toyota, is promoting the adoption of an open-source standard for car infotainment systems. Read More..
Robert Bosch is developing an infotainment system for Renault and its alliance partner Nissan, using software developed within the Genivi alliance. Genivi, an industry association committed to developing an open-source infotainment standard, said the new automotive software program will supply all Renault and Nissan vehicles. The Renault-Nissan alliance said in a press release that it Read More..
Ford Motor will work with the open-source GENIVI alliance to speed up independent app development for its in-car infotainment systems. The news follows an announcement earlier this year that independent app developers would get access to Ford’s systems. Ford said in a press release that it has learnt from the smartphone market that a “vibrant Read More..