Ford, Mazda, Mitsubishi and Subaru have announced they are joining the Linux Foundation in support for its Automotive Grade Linux (AGL) group. AGL is a collaborative open-source project designed to develop a common Linux-based software stack for connected cars. The latest companies join Jaguar Land Rover, Nissan and Toyota.
“In order to keep up with the consumer demands for a modern infotainment system, car makers realize that they need to adopt an open-source software development process to gain a competitive edge,” said Dan Cauchy, general manager of automotive at the Linux Foundation. “We are glad to see the increased commitment being made by the automotive industry to advance AGL as the de facto standard for the connected car.”
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