Volvo to bring Google Assistant to your car

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Volvo has an­nounced it is work­ing with Google to em­bed a suite of ser­vices in­clud­ing the voice­con­trolled Google Assistant, Google Play Store, Google Maps into its next-gen­er­a­tion Sen­sus in­fo­tain­ment sys­tem, which is based on Google’s An­droid op­er­at­ing sys­tem. Apps and ser­vices de­vel­oped by Google and Volvo are em­bed­ded in the car, plus thou­sands of ad­di­tional apps are avail­able through the Google Play Store that is op­ti­mised and adapted for An­droid-based car in­fo­tain­ment sys­tems. Since the next gen­er­a­tion of Sen­sus will run on An­droid, new apps and soft­ware up­dates will be avail­able in real-time and can be au­to­mat­i­cally ap­plied. This al­lows fu­ture Volvo ve­hi­cles to re­act to cus­tomer needs and of­fer driv­ers up-to-date in­for­ma­tion and pre­dic­tive ser­vices.

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