When Android Auto, Google’s smartphone app for vehicles, was first introduced in March of 2015 in conjunction with tech supplier Nvidia and cooperation with the Open Auto Alliance, it was available only as a service that needed to be connected via USB to the car. (It’s now gone wireless.) It supports popular in-car services such as Google Maps and Waze, Amazon and Apple music, Spotify and various messaging apps. In 2017, Google announced it planned to work with vehicle manufacturers to integrate the platform directly into the car. It was just an open offer: until now.

We now know that the Volvo is to be the first taker on the offer.

Read the full article at Cantin Automotive Insider.

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