Faurecia has announced a partnership with BMW Group to integrate the Faurecia Aptoide Automotive App Store in future vehicles.
With the adaptive solution by Faurecia, customers will have access to a variety of apps through the car’s infotainment system.
It already covers a range of use cases and needs, such as navigation, music on demand, audiobooks, video streaming, gaming, weather, electric vehicle charging and parking.
The platform is scalable and open for any future extensions of the application offering.
The secure connection to the Faurecia Aptoide platform allows for automatic over the air update and enrichment of available content. Through integrated and cybersafe technologies, Faurecia enables new business models with third parties while ensuring customers’ data privacy.
“Our Faurecia Aptoide solution, already used in 3m vehicles, has the ambition to shape the onboard infotainment experience,” said Faurecia Clarion Electronics in Germany MD, Ralf Drauz.
“We are excited to provide our apps solution to a renowned automobile manufacturer such as the BMW Group.”
Faurecia added it is in talks with other, unnamed OEMs to establish the Faurecia Aptoide Automotive App Store as a cross-manufacturer standard solution.