Jaguar Land Rover and Blackberry Limited have announced they are deepening their partnership in developing the auto maker’s next generation vehicles.
The two companies says they are working on transforming vehicle safety across a range of capabilities, including predictive software maintenance and cybersecurity threat protection.
The collaboration includes the integration of BlackBerry QNX software into JLR’s next-generation vehicle architecture
Prof Sir Ralf D Speth KBE FREng, Jaguar Land Rover CEO, says: “Jaguar Land Rover and BlackBerry share a common objective in bringing the most intelligent vehicles to reality. I am delighted that our partnership with BlackBerry continues to go from strength-to-strength, a company whose technology innovations uniquely address the expanding safety needs of the automotive industry.”
John Chen, Executive Chairman & CEO, BlackBerry, adds: “BlackBerry is a trusted partner of the automotive industry because of our heritage and innovations in secure communications. We are pleased to be Jaguar Land Rover’s chosen partner for safety-certified technology, as we advance Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning technologies to transform automotive safety.”
The Chief Executive Officer of Jaguar Land Rover will deliver a keynote address at BlackBerry’s annual flagship security conference in London, on October 2, 2019.
BlackBerry is a security software and services company that is based in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.