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Stellantis, Amazon to develop new connectivity platform for future EVs | Autocar India

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Printed On Jan 07, 2022 08:00:00 AM

Stellantis fashions launched globally from 2024 will use related companies supplied by Amazon.

Stellantis will work with Amazon to develop a brand new SmartCockpit connectivity platform for autos launching globally from 2024. The 2 corporations have partnered to “create a set of software-based services that seamlessly combine with prospects’ digital lives and add worth over time by way of common over-the-air (OTA) software program updates”.

Stellantis and Amazon ‘SmartCockpit’ platform: extra data

The SmartCockpit platform will likely be rolled out to electrical autos throughout the Stellantis portfolio that use the brand new STLA structure, the primary of which is due in 2024. In-depth particulars of its proposed performance have but to be detailed, however Stellantis stated it can “seamlessly combine with prospects’ digital lives to create personalised, intuitive in-vehicle experiences”. 

The primary trace at how it is going to be built-in into Stellantis autos got here with the revealing of the brand new Chrysler Airflow idea at CES 2022, which locations a high-definition display screen in entrance of every automobile occupant and is supplied with superior sharing and communication performance.

Amazon’s involvement permits the mixing of the agency’s Alexa voice assistant, which will likely be used for navigation, upkeep, business and fee features. The SmartCockpit platform may also embody an App Retailer to supply “curated companies and experiences”, whereas an adaptive interface will current data and options to greatest go well with every occupant. 

Every Stellantis automobile can use a distinct variation of the platform. For example, the corporate stated, the Chrysler Pacifica MPV might supply a household journey planner with suggestions for media playback, factors of curiosity and eating places en route, whereas SUVs from sibling model Jeep might include a devoted digital coach for tackling off-road terrain. 

As a part of the brand new partnership, Stellantis will work with Amazon Net Companies (AWS) to coach greater than 5,000 builders and engineers in cloud applied sciences by 2024. The partnership with Amazon builds on a three way partnership between Stellantis and Taiwanese expertise agency Foxconn, referred to as Cellular Drive, which is targeted on creating digital cockpits and related companies.

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