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Old 17th May 2017, 12:31   #1
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Default Volvo partners with Google for Android infotainment system

Volvo has announced a partnership with Google to develop an Android-based infotainment system for its upcoming range of cars. This infotainment system will completely be based on the Android operating system. As a result, it will not require to be connected to a smartphone for using various apps and services offered by the Google OS, unlike the current Android Auto functionality.

The said infotainment system will have an array of apps and services, developed by Volvo, Google or even a third-party company. This will help in offering the Android experience to car owners, without the need to connect a smartphone. Volvo claims that it will start using the new infotainment system in its new models within the next two years.

The new infotainment system will also offer Apple CarPlay connectivity. Further details about the partnership are expected to be announced at Google's I/O conference.

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