General Motors and Red Hat Collaborate to Trailblaze the Future of Software-Defined Vehicles Industry leaders intend to redefine the transportation landscape with a continuous functional-safety certified, Linux-based in-vehicle operating systemBackBOSTON AND DETROIT, RED HAT SUMMIT – General Motors (NYSE:GM) and Red Hat Inc., the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced a collaboration to help advance software-defined vehicles at the edge. The time to innovate is now,” said Francis Chow, Red Hat vice president and general manager, In-Vehicle Operating System and Edge. “These new vehicles give our industries a chance to create a common open platform without sacrificing functional safety. Red Hat helps customers integrate new and existing IT applications, develop cloud-native applications, standardize on our industry-leading operating system, and automate, secure, and manage complex environments. Award-winning support, training, and consulting services make Red Hat a trusted adviser to the Fortune 500.