Jaguar Land Rover to open Portland research center

Jaguar Land Rover to open Portland research center

Jaguar Land Rover plans to open a research center in Portland with Intel.

The British company said it will employ 30 people at the facility, including 16 veteran software engineers. Jaguar said it picked Portland because of its proximity to technology hubs in California and Seattle, and because it’s close to Intel’s Oregon operations.

Jaguar said the new Open Software Technology Centre will help design “infotainment” for its vehicles, on-board computing systems that connect drivers with navigational data, music and information about a car’s performance; and connect passengers with the Internet for online communication and entertainment.

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