Linux Insider looks
at the role of Linux
in the automotive industry. "One key factor
driving the decision on what operating system car makers will use for this
new generation of connected cars is uniqueness. Car makers want to
differentiate their products the same way Apple has done with its
smartphone technology, said [Peter Vescuso, executive vice president of Black Duck Software].
That same driving force exists with consideration for the Linux subset, Android. The same dynamics that thrust the use of Android into the mobile device market could have a huge impact on the automotive industry, he noted.
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