Browse Publications Technical Papers 2004-21-0031

First Standardized, Cost-Effective, Entry-Level Telematics Solution by FIAT Auto and Microsoft 2004-21-0031

FIAT Auto and Microsoft, the world's sixth-largest carmaker and the world's largest software company, have joined their forces: Combining the expertise of two worlds, FIAT Auto has a comprehensive experience of vehicle development for more than a century. Microsoft brings in an intensive understanding and knowledge of software development for the automotive industry.
The goal of the collaborative partnership: to develop an innovative, modular entry-level telematics system. Beginning with 2005, all new models FIAT Auto will launch are either ready for or already equipped with this innovative telematics solution co-developed with Microsoft - a solution that can be incorporated by other carmakers as well.


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