BlackBerry Limited and Jaguar Land Rover recently announced they have expanded their collaboration in developing the automotive manufacturer's next-generation vehicles.
"Jaguar Land Rover and BlackBerry share a common objective in bringing the most intelligent vehicles to reality," said Ralf Speth, Jaguar Land Rover CEO. "I am delighted that our partnership with BlackBerry continues to uniquely address the expanding safety needs of the automotive industry."
The two manufacturers are working on transforming vehicle safety across a range of capabilities such as predictive software maintenance and cybersecurity threat protection. The partners said that integrating BlackBerry software into Jaguar Land Rover's next-generation vehicle architecture will establish a new standard for automotive safety.
BlackBerry also brings cybersecurity consulting services to the partnership. Experts identify security vulnerabilities in connected and autonomous vehicles across the full software library used in a vehicle.
"BlackBerry is a trusted partner of the automotive industry because of our heritage and innovations in secure communications," said BlackBerry CEO John Chen. "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."