Swedish automaker Volvo has announced that their next-generation Sensus infotainment system will be based on Google’s Android operating system. The luxury automaker is currently working with Google to embed the voice-controlled Google Assistant, Google Play Store, Google Maps and other Google services into its next-generation Sensus infotainment system, based on Google's Android operating system.
Talking about the new announcement, Henrik Green, senior vice president of research and development at Volvo Cars said, “Bringing Google services into Volvo cars will accelerate innovation in connectivity and boost our development in applications and connected services. Soon, Volvo drivers will have direct access to thousands of in-car apps that make daily life easier and the connected in-car experience more enjoyable.” He further added, “The Google partnership to be entered into is an important strategic alliance for Volvo Cars. The Android platform, Google services and Google’s working relationship with app developers in-house and worldwide will help us further improve the Volvo car experience.”