Ericsson and Microsoft have announced a partnership “to deploy and scale global vehicle services,” and make it easier to develop those services.
The two companies will integrate Ericsson’s Connected Vehicle Cloud with Microsoft’s Connected Vehicle Platform and support ‘fleet management, over-the-air software updates, connected safety services’ and more.
“The Ericsson and Microsoft partnership will deliver a comprehensive connected vehicle platform at scale to the market. Our integrated solutions will help automotive manufacturers accelerate their global connected vehicle solutions and offer a better experience for drivers and passengers,” said Åsa Tamsons, Ericsson’s Senior Vice President and Head of Business Area Technologies & New Businesses.
“Together with Ericsson, we intend to simplify the development of connected vehicle services to help car makers focus on their customers’ needs and accelerate the delivery of unique, tailor-made driving experiences,” added Peggy Johnson, Microsoft’s Executive Vice President, Business Development.