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

    2018-09-21T13:42:29Z

    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
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    Automakers having hard time competing with phone companies on infotainment

    2018-08-30T13:38:00Z

    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
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    Volvo Cars to embed Google services into next-gen infotainment

    2018-05-09T12:51:56Z

    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
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    Daimler still expects to join Google automotive alliance this year

    2015-03-02T11:03:45Z

    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
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    Android alliance gets traction as brands join, plans are unveiled

    2014-06-27T13:03:17Z

    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
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    At CES, Google, automakers forge broad Android alliance

    2014-01-06T18:19:07Z

    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
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    Paris auto show: Mini Connected will get Android option

    2012-09-27T18:54:47Z

    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
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    Swiss company wants Android in the connected car

    2011-05-12T12:50:09Z

    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 ...