QNX and Panasonic link up to bring fancy incar infotainment systems to more showrooms

For those who can't quite handle the down payment on a Bentley, there's a Porsche. For those who can't quite handle the down payment on a Porsche, there's... well, about to be something else to covet. QNX -- the same software outfit responsible for sprucing up the in-car infotainment systems in the aforesaid brands -- has just inked a deal with Panasonic Automotive Systems Company of America, which should deliver QNX CAR-based systems to vehicles sold in North America, Europe, and Japan. Sadly, neither company is coming clean on which automakers are lined up (if any) to swap their ho hum systems out for something a bit more modern, but we're certainly hoping that it's more than just a handful. Oh, and if any of the motorcar makers in attendance need any ideas for implementation....