Faurecia integrates TikTok, Webex and Zoom meetings into vehicle cockpits

Growing consumer demand for seamless connectivity in cars sees Faurecia JV develop a solution that will enable drivers and passengers to have in hand some of the world’s most popular applications directly from the car.

Autocar Pro News Desk By Autocar Pro News Desk calendar 22 Jan 2024 Views icon5658 Views Share - Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to LinkedIn Share to Whatsapp
Faurecia integrates TikTok, Webex and Zoom meetings into vehicle cockpits

Faurecia Aptoide, a joint venture between Forvia and Aptoide, has marked a significant milestone in the apps market by integrating top applications TikTok, Webex and Zoom​ Meetings​ into the cockpit experience of cars, including the Mercedes-Benz E-Class.

Seamless connectivity is paramount inside the cockpit experience and will enable drivers and passengers to have in hand some of the world’s most popular applications directly from the car. Accessing these apps will provide a new dimension to the in-vehicle entertainment, making journeys more enjoyable and productive. 

The Faurecia Aptoide solution takes a step further and elevates the digital user experience into a whole new level of connectivity and thereby contributes to Mercedes-Benz’ operating system MB.OS.

By integrating TikTok, Webex and Zoom​ Meetings​ into a vehicle, Faurecia Aptoide states that “this in-car experience enables users to have a mix of entertainment, video conferencing, webinars, and collaboration sessions, facilitating professionals and remote workers to join business meetings or catch up with friends and family.”

“We embark on an extraordinary journey of innovation and collaboration, as Faurecia Aptoide joins forces with industry giants like TikTok, Webex and Zoom, and cooperates with brands like Mercedes-Benz. Together, we're rethinking the future of mobility and connectivity, setting new standards for the automotive and tech industries. Our shared vision and commitment to excellence will reshape the way we drive, connect, and interact,” said Thijs Van Herkhuizen, General Manager of Faurecia Aptoide Automotive.

Faurecia Aptoide has a growing apps portfolio of around 240 apps and has established partnerships with 14 different car brands, and is working with Android developers to develop the next generation of in-car infotainment.

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