Press Releases

Non-Profit Alliance reached a new milestone: over 300 members
Mar 22, 2016
Inauguration of eleventh and twelfth technical committee, to define switch requirements and to create test specifications for the compliance testing of future IEEE 1000BASE-T1 Physical Interface devices

Automotive OPEN Alliance Demonstrates Multi-Vendor Interoperability
Oct 25, 2015
Broadcom, NXP and Realtek Join Forces with World’s Leading Cable Suppliers to Demonstrate Industry’s First Interoperable Automotive Ethernet Platform

Automotive Ethernet Hits the Road in Wide Range of New Vehicles
Oct 14, 2015
BMW, Jaguar and VW among Growing Number of Car Makers to Rely on Standardized Ethernet to Deploy Advanced Infotainment and Driver Assistance Features

Automotive OPEN Alliance Drives Continued Innovation for the Connected Car
Apr 7, 2015
Technical Committees Release Specifications and Tools to the Public

Broadcom Introduces Industry’s Most Power Efficient Automotive Ethernet Chip
Jan 5, 2015
Next-Generation BroadR-Reach® Technology Extends Ethernet to Telematics, Shark Fin Antennas and Instrumentation Cluster Applications

Automotive OPEN Alliance SIG Shifts into High Gear
Dec 10, 2014
World's Leading Technologists Partner to Enable Gigabit Speeds in the Connected Car

World's Leading Auto Makers, Tier Ones and Tech Companies Partner to Drive Wide Scale Adoption of Automotive Ethernet
Jun 13, 2014
Interest in Ethernet for High Bandwidth Auto Connectivity Gains Speed

Automotive Ethernet Gains Momentum as Membership in OPEN Alliance SIG Continues to Surge
Jun 17, 2013
Non-Profit Alliance Welcomes Leading Automotive Manufacturers - Now More than 140 Members Strong

Broadcom Heads to 2013 Consumer Electronics Show with Innovations for Connected Car Market
Jan 3, 2013
Based on market data it's seen, the Ethernet Alliance predicts that there could be over half a billion Ethernet ports in cars by 2020.

Broadcom BroadR-Reach Portfolio Achieves Full Automotive Qualification and Production Release
Dec 11, 2012
Automotive-Qualified Solutions Enable Advanced Driver Safety and Infotainment Features

The Ethernet Alliance provides an update on standards progress and highlights potential for Ethernet to disrupt automotive market
Oct 16, 2012
Based on market data it's seen, the Ethernet Alliance predicts that there could be over half a billion Ethernet ports in cars by 2020.

Automotive Ethernet Group Welcomes Leading Global Automakers
Oct 15, 2012
Daimler, Ford, General Motors, Honda, Nissan, Renault and Volvo Group Trucks Join Efforts to Propel Standards-Based Automotive Technologies

Broadcom and Hyundai Motor Power Next-Generation Connected Car
Oct 15, 2012
Joint Development Enables Advanced Infotainment and Safety Features in Hyundai Vehicles

OPEN Alliance and UNH-IOL Rev up Evolution of Connected Car Laboratory Open
Aug 20, 2012
The University of New Hampshire InterOperability Laboratory (UNH-IOL), an independent provider of broad-based testing and standards conformance services for the networking industry, today announced the launch of the Automotive Ethernet Consortium.

Membership Surges in OPEN Alliance Automotive SIG
May 9, 2012
The OPEN Alliance (One-Pair Ether-Net) Special Interest Group (SIG), established to drive wide-scale adoption of Ethernet-based automotive connectivity, today announced a 7X increase in membership since the organization was formed in November 2011.

Continental Shows Ethernet Test Setup
Jan 31, 2012
Regensburg, Germany - Continental, the international automotive supplier, is a new member of the OPEN Alliance SIG (One Pair Ether-Net Alliance Special Interest Group).The OPEN Alliance is dedicated to spreading the use of Ethernet networks as the standard solution for in-vehicle applications. "We regard Ethernet as the ideal solution for system integration in vehicle electronics. In the OPEN Alliance SIG, we can define standards across the industry, and thus minimize development costs. This means we are on the right road for quickly going into production with Ethernet," says Helmut Matschi, Member of the Continental Executive Board and Head of the Interior Division, regarding the company's joining the OPEN Alliance.


Broadcom, NXP, Freescale, and Harman Form OPEN Alliance Special Interest Group
Nov 9, 2011
Tech and Automotive Leaders Unite to Drive Next Generation In-vehicle Networking

NXP Develops Automotive Ethernet Transceivers for In-Vehicle Networks – First Automotive Semiconductor Supplier to Adopt Broadcom's BroadR-Reach
Nov 9, 2011
Eindhoven, Netherlands - NXP Semiconductors N.V. (Nasdaq: NXPI) today announced its engagement in automotive Ethernet as the first automotive semiconductor supplier to license Broadcom's BroadR-Reach® Ethernet technology for in-vehicle networking. As NXP is the No. 1 supplier of In-Vehicle Networking electronics, this is a significant step forward in establishing BroadR-Reach as an open, de facto standard for in-vehicle Ethernet. At the same time, Broadcom, NXP, Freescale, and Harman today announced the foundation of the OPEN Alliance Special Interest Group. The objective of the newly founded group is to drive the wide adoption of Ethernet in the automotive industry.

Broadcom, Freescale and OmniVision Enable World's First Ethernet-Based 360-Degree Surround View Parking Assistance System
Oct 10, 2011
Collaboration results in lower cost, higher resolution solution - technology now accessible for broad range of automobiles

Broadcom Delivers Ethernet PHY for Automotive Networks
Oct 10, 2011
100 Mbps Transceiver Engineered to Meet Stringent Requirements of Automotive Industry