USA: Bosch has announced that it has recently closed contracts with JAC Motors to develop the first in-vehicle infotainment system based on the GENIVI 2.0 platform in China. Tailored to Chinese customers’ needs, the new system will be equipped to JAC high-end passenger cars, coming to the market in 2014. An additional piece of latest technology in the coming JAC infotainment system will be the Bosch 3D art map as its first application in China. Referred to as a cutting-edge combination of art and technology, the new 3D navigation map provides enhanced visual effects using pieces of Chinese painting art, well high-lighting landmarks to maximize overview and orientation, at the same time eliminate distraction.
Zhang Guoming, Regional President of Bosch Car Multimedia China, said: “With the increasing maturity of car usage in China, the demand for advanced intelligent technologies such as in-vehicle infotainment systems has gradually grown, which provides a favorable environment for the development of such technologies. Through the cooperation between Bosch and JAC in developing the first product compliant with the GENIVI 2.0 specification in China, Chinese car users will be provided with the latest technical solution for convenient in-vehicle infotainment”.
Volker Eberlein, Vice President Engineering, Bosch Car Multimedia China, said: “With our engagement in China since 2004, Bosch Car Multimedia has established a strong product presence and a close relationship with customers and users in China. Over the recent years, we have built up comprehensive Research and Development (R&D) capacity in China to be an ever stronger local partner to the China automotive industry.”