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    Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi: will embed Android OS, Google Assistant AI, from 2021


    Image: Renault The Android operating system will be embedded in Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi vehicles from 2021. A technology partnership with Google is to bring Android-based infotainment and consumer applications to multiple brands in the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance – which sold 10.6million cars in 200 markets last year. Android will ...

  • j.d. power.automotiveIT

    Automakers having hard time competing with phone companies on infotainment


    Apple CarPlay (pictured) and Google s Android Auto are gaining rapidly in popularity (Photo: Volvo Cars) Automakers are having a tough time competing with the mobile phone industry when it comes to in-car infotainment. According to a new study by market researchers J.D. Power, consumers generally prefer ...

  • Volvo Cars and Volvo Trucks share live vehicle data to improve traffic safety

    Volvo Cars to embed Google services into next-gen infotainment


    Volvo Cars and Volvo Trucks sharing live data Image: Volvo Cars Volvo Cars is to embed Google Assistant voice controls, Google Play Store, Google Maps and other Google services into its next-generation Android-based Sensus infotainment system. The Swedish carmaker also said its vehicle would in future start sharing ...

  • daimler.automotiveIT

    Daimler still expects to join Google automotive alliance this year


    Weber cites "intensive" discussions with Google over data privacy (Photo: Daimler) Daimler expects to join Google's Open Automotive Alliance (OAA) this year, as discussions between the German premium car maker and the internet company over automotive data continue. "We will bring Google Auto into the car,  but we ...

  • kia soul.automotiveIT

    Android alliance gets traction as brands join, plans are unveiled


    Kia says the Soul is one of the first models to feature Android Auto (Photo: Kia) With Volkswagen and Volvo Cars the latest auto brands to join the Open Automotive Alliance (OAA), the Google initiative to boost the use of Android devices in cars is making headway. But carmakers ...

  • google.automotiveIT

    At CES, Google, automakers forge broad Android alliance


    Google has joined forces with several global automakers to extend its Android mobile ecosystem to the car. The search group has teamed up with Audi, General Motors, Honda, Hyundai and chipmaker Nvidia to form the "Open Automotive Alliance," (OAA) a global partnership designed to bring the Android platform into the ...

  • mini connected.automotiveIT

    Paris auto show: Mini Connected will get Android option


    Only iPhone owners can currently use Mini Connected (Photo: Mini) PARIS - Mini's in-car connectivity system, which so far has only been available to users of Apple's iPhone will soon provide an option for Android-based smartphones as well. "We'll of course expand the phone options available and it won't ...

  • Android_home.automotiveIT

    Swiss company wants Android in the connected car


    Myriad Group, a Swiss mobile technology company, says it is in talks with leading automotive companies to extend Google's Android mobile operating system to the connected car. Myriad has developed software called Alien Dalvik that lets the majority of Android appllications run unmodified on a wide range of platforms and ...