Honda will use Google’s Android Automotive OS in its cars from 2022

Automotive major Honda has announced that it will integrate Google’s Android Automotive operating system into an all-new model to be launched in the second half of 2022.

The automaker would start rolling out vehicles with Google’s built-in Android car operating system, which includes Google’s voice-activated assistant, Google Maps and other car-approved Android apps as an infotainment system. default, report The edge.

“We will work with Google to better integrate Google into vehicle services in our vehicles, including the ability to more easily use features such as Google Assistant, Google Maps functionality and other in-vehicle apps offered through Google Play,” said the report quoting a Honda spokesperson. saying.

There is a significant difference between Android Auto and Android Automotive.

The former is a projection of a user’s smartphone onto the basic infotainment system of the vehicle, while the latter is a full-fledged infotainment system, which manages all vital features and functions relating to the vehicle.

Additionally, Google is also working with companies like Ford, General Motors, and the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance to integrate Android Automotive into their vehicles.

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