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Toyota Adopts Automotive Grade Linux for 2018 Camry

Open-source software speeds development, promotes individuality.

by on May.31, 2017

Toyota is using Automotive Grade Linux for its new Entune 3.0 system in the 2018 Camry.

It appears that Toyota is taking control — of its infotainment systems. As part of an announcement that its new 2018 Camry will be getting a new infotainment system the company revealed it will use open-source software from Linux.

Automotive Grade Linux, or AGL, is a group of more than 100 companies collaborating to develop and improve a common platform, which Toyota is using as the basis for Entune 3.0. Once it’s complete and deemed “successful” it will likely cascade over to other Toyota vehicles.

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“The flexibility of the AGL platform allows us to quickly roll-out Toyota’s infotainment system across our vehicle line-up, providing customers with greater connectivity and new functionalities at a pace that is more consistent with consumer technology,” said Keiji Yamamoto, executive vice president, Connected Company of Toyota Motor Corp. (more…)