Renault-Nissan Acquires French Software-development Company

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The Alliance will launch more than 10 vehicles with autonomous drive technology by 2020. Widespread connected car technology will improve the ownership experience, enable the Alliance to offer innovative new services to customers, and drive increased business efficiency.

PARIS, September 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ – The Renault-Nissan Alliance is acquiring the French software-development company Sylpheo to accelerate the expansion of its connected vehicle and mobility services programs.

The acquisition was announced today by Ogi Redzic, Alliance Senior Vice President of Connected Vehicles and Mobility Services.

This acquisition is the Alliance’s latest step toward accelerating that development. Following Redzic’s appointment in January to lead the mobility and connectivity services team, the world’s fourth largest car group launched a recruitment campaign to hire 300 technology experts.

“Sylpheo’s team of 40 engineers and consultants will bring software development and cloud engineering expertise to the organization. The technology they will help develop will mean better…

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