Ford, Mazda, Mitsubishi Motors and Subaru Join Linux Foundation and Automotive Grade Linux

Toyota Motor Corporation, Panasonic Corporation, DENSO CORPORATION, and Renesas Electronics are upgrading to the Platinum level,


Five Platinum level members (including Mazda, Toyota and 3 key suppliers) is a serious commitment with funding to enable collaborative development beyond just words. I think AGL may actually reach the goals many have been seeking around open automotive software.

Ford to support Apple CarPlay and Android Auto on Sync 3


“bring the smartphone technology they’re comfortable with into a vehicle and use it without hassle,” Don Butler


I think this is big, and could set Ford apart, until others catch up. QNX integration is a good testimony to their developers talent and their planners requirements setting. I wonder how far behind SDL open source version will be under GENIVI Alliance control?