New Volvo-Google partnership announced | Car Talk - Car News May 2017


12:14 Tuesday 16 May 2017

Volvo is aiming to take its next generation in-car infotainment and connectivity systems to a new level after announcing a link up with Google.

The joint venture will see a solution based on Android, offering access to a wide array of apps and services, to be included on new Volvos within the next two years.

Volvo say the partnership will revolutionise how their customers engage and interact with their cars. Volvo’s Research & Development chief Henrik Green explains: “Google’s platform and services will enhance the user experience by enabling more personalisation possibilities, while Android will offer increased flexibility from a development perspective. We will offer hundreds of popular apps and the best-integrated experience in this broad, connected environment”.

Another Volvo-Google collaboration is the addition of Google Local Search, a location-based service application which will be released on current Volvo models through an update to customers with Sensus Navigation.


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