BAE Systems and Visteon Corp. have signed a memorandum of understanding to develop in-vehicle electronics technology for the automotive and defense markets. The cooperation combines BAE Systems’ advanced scientific and engineering expertise with Visteon’s range of automotive electronics solutions and system-integration knowledge. Both companies are known for developing electronic interfaces for end-user information and awareness systems. “With in-vehicle electronics advancing at a rapid pace, we believe this joint application of our shared industry experience can bring advanced solutions, more quickly, to benefit our customer base of global vehicle manufacturers,” said Bob Swanston, Managing Director, Visteon Engineering Services. The Director of BAE Systems’ Advanced Technology Center, James Baker, believes that collaboration with organizations such as Visteon will drive the rapid development of new technologies and capabilities not only for the consumer market but to support and protect those in the armed forces as well.