Posted on Sep 29, 2021 9:00:00 AM
First model with Google’s embedded connected services to be deployed in the second half of 2022
Honda and Google have announced that the two companies have agreed to integrate the connected service into Google’s vehicles in an all-new model that will hit the market in the second half of 2022 in North America.
- Google Assistant will be preinstalled in Honda cars
- Cards will also be pre-installed in the cars
- All-new Honda 2022 car model will be integrated with Google
Honda and Google have been working with the entire automotive industry since 2015 to bring Android to cars. As a result of this collaboration, Honda began adopting Android Auto from the Accord in 2016. Android Auto optimizes the functions of smartphones for drivers and enables vehicles to deliver a user experience (UX) that customers can enjoy it safely and comfortably. With their latest collaboration with Google, Honda will further advance UX.
By seamlessly connecting mobility and people’s daily lives through collaboration, Honda will deliver on-board solutions better suited to customer needs.
Key functions of Google integrated
Voice assistant: Using the Google Assistant preinstalled on the on-board display audio, the driver can easily perform daily tasks using voice control while keeping their eyes on the road and their hands on the wheel. Drivers can send messages, get directions and control media, vehicle functions with hands-free compatible smartphones.
Navigation: By integrating Google Maps into the vehicle, familiar and personalized maps, which users already enjoy on their smartphones, can be used on Display Audio in the vehicle. Plus, the driver can talk to Google to do a lot of things more easily while driving, such as getting home, getting an estimated time of arrival, finding the nearest gas stations or EV charging stations. closest and check store opening hours.
Embedded applications: With Google Play, users can enjoy and download their favorite apps and easily listen to music, podcasts and audiobooks right from their vehicle.
Honda plans to start integrating Google into the all-new model that will go on sale in the second half of 2022 in North America, before expanding it globally in stages.
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