The luxury Jaguar Land Rover will use BlackBerry infotainment and security software on its vehicles.
Tata Motors Ltd's JLR license agreement is Canada's newest automotive company under agreements with Qualcomm, Baidu and Aptiv.
Under this agreement, the terms of which have not been disclosed, BlackBerry will license its QNX Automotive Software and Certicom Safety Technology to JLR.
Based on the fall of its smartphone, Waterloo, Ontario, focuses on the rapidly changing car industry that races to add more autonomous elements and ultimately build self-propelled cars.
BlackBerry shares rose by more than 80 percent in Toronto last year.
The QNX unit, which has long been used to operate vehicle information panels, is expected to generate revenue in 2019.
"Connected and autonomous vehicles will react and follow rich data. Our platforms help to efficiently process data and keep it safe and trusted, ”said John Wall, CEO of BlackBerry QNX.
JLR, which was purchased by the Tata Group in 2008, said last year that all of its new cars will be available from 2020 on electric or hybrid versions.
The UK's largest car maker said in January that it would open Ireland a software engineering center to work on advanced automated control and electrification technologies.
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