Google organized Automobile Alliance

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Google and a number of automakers are planning to build Android in cars, which were organized in the Public Automobile Alliance (Open Automotive Alliance). The Alliance consists of the very Google, automakers GM, Honda, Audi and Hyundai, as well as the developer of processors Nvidia, пишет The Verge.

The objective of the alliance will be the implementation of a successful mobile platform in car entertainment systems. The first cars with Android to be released in late 2014.

In a press release about his creation group noted that later hopes to join other car manufacturers and technology companies. At this stage, the alliance will develop new features for Android, which will allow developers to easily add mode car into their applications.

The alliance has already communicated with the US Department of Transportation to ensure the safety of the system for use in the car. Its main purpose is to "implementation in the car all the best from the Android safe and holistic way».

News about Google's plans for the automotive version of Android appeared at the end of last year, when it became known that the company will cooperate with Audi. The partnership was far more extensive than originally expected.

However, Google - is not the only company seeking to gain control of automotive systems. The first cars with full integration with Siri began to appear after Apple announced its own agreement as early as 2012, and the Sync system in Ford vehicles based on technology Microsoft.

Car companies, in turn, is also not limited to one partner - Honda is already involved in the project Apple, while Chevrolet, which is a division of GM, recently demonstrated its own application store and vehicle interface to its lineup in 2015.

Source: habrahabr.ru/post/208262/

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