The partnership aims to install the AliOS system and NXP’s automotive infotainment products in millions of vehicles in China by 2020.
“Alibaba and NXP share the new vision that in-vehicle experiences and consumer services will be an essential differentiator for carmakers moving forward,” says NXP’s Kurt Sievers (pictured), “Alibaba has great momentum in the development, innovation and application of automotive operating systems. Our i.MX applications processors have the processing power needed for new applications such as artificial intelligence, cloud computing, the Internet of Things and e-commerce. We believe the partnership will bring rich opportunities to the auto industry.”
The collaboration will help build a next-generation smart cockpit enhanced by multi-screen display, artificial-intelligence-driven interaction and secure Over-the-Air (OTA) updates.
The digitization of the automobile is driving dynamic change in the in-vehicle experience domain, a realm where connectivity and data have forged new conveniences for consumers and opportunities for businesses.
“We will strive to make cars more intelligent to better connect with the digitized road infrastructure in cities,” says AliOS president Simon Hu.
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