Hyundai Motor Group accelerated its software-defined vehicle (SDV) development strategy at the second HMG Developer Conference held on November 16 and 17 this year.
The event was conducted in both online/offline modes and saw 70 R&D experts from Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Corporation and various other startups discuss the group’s SDV system and deployment strategy with software developers and graduate students. Shared insights about Any vehicle that manages its operations, adds functionality, and enables new features primarily or entirely through software, such as over-the-air vehicle software updates, is an SDV.
The first day of the conference at Hyundai Motor Studio, Guiyang included presentations by Chang Song, president, and head of the Transportation-as-a-Service (TaaS) division. Wong Joon Jung, Senior Vice President and Head of Autonomous Driving Center and other company dignitaries. “Providing an environment where developers can share their ideas and demonstrate their skills is essential for the successful rollout of SDVs,” said President Song during the presentations.
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On the second day of the event, the group’s developers and participants held an online Q&A to discuss various topics, such as autonomous driving, infotainment, data science, artificial intelligence (AI), car cloud, and electronics/body. Participated in the session.
“We are seeing a lot of interest from software developers in the group’s SDV development as many people attended this year’s conference online and offline,” said President Song. “We will continue to strengthen our software capabilities while creating a better culture and environment for developers moving forward.”