Quest Global, an engineering services firm, has heightened the Asia Pacific presence of the eSync Alliance by becoming the latest organisation to join its ranks. This news follows the recent additions of City Q, Luxoft and Tata Elxsi, marking a year of significant growth for the Alliance.
As a trusted partner to global automotive original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), Quest Global brings to the partnership its expertise in digital transformation and software-defined vehicles (SDVs).
Quest Global combines its knowledge of electronics, software, digital technologies, and mechanical engineering to facilitate advancements in vehicle infotainment, connectivity, and Internet of Things technology. As a result, the company is empowering leading automotive OEMs in their push towards autonomous vehicles for urban settings.
In their continued support of OEMs' transition towards electrification, Quest Global is making strides in battery technology and vital charging infrastructure. Furthermore, their work is increasingly centred around vehicles dominated by software, demonstrating a deep commitment to technological integration and digital transformation.
By 2025, it is estimated that 95% of new vehicles will come equipped with connectivity features, throwing the automotive sphere into a radical period of change. Making this shift from traditional to connected vehicles requires a combined effort to homogenise over-the-air (OTA) practices, thus ensuring smooth integration and compatibility. According to Quest Global, the answers to these complex challenges lie in collaborative problem-solving and adopting open standard solutions. This strategic collaboration with the eSync Alliance highlights their dedication to fostering innovation, security, and standardisation in the future of connected vehicles.
Mike Gardner, Executive Director of the eSync Alliance, said: "Welcoming new members from across the various subsectors of the vehicle supply chain is important, yet not the sole element required for growth. In order to achieve our goal of OTA standardisation, we need recognition in the major automotive markets worldwide. The presence of Quest Global, based in Singapore, is bolstering our footprint in the Asia Pacific region and will aid in sharing our technology with suppliers and OEMs in these crucial vehicle producing countries. We eagerly anticipate the collaborative work ahead with the Quest Global team."
Robert Harvey, President and Global Business Head for Automotive at Quest Global, expressed his enthusiasm about the partnership: "We are excited to partner with eSync Alliance as a trusted partner for major OEMs and Tier 1s in digital transformation and SDVs. We have integrated eSync-powered solutions into our digital cockpit reference solution, which we proudly displayed to many of our clients at CES 2024."