Google has gotten its latest automobile partner. Ford’s infotainment system will have Google’s Android in it. All the vehicles that will be available in the year 2023, by Ford will have Google’s Android system in it. This means that Google’s features and applications such as Google’s voice assistant, their maps, and all the other applications developed by Google will be in the vehicles produced by Ford. This also means that Ford won’t require an android smartphone in order to use the applications made by Google—they will already be in its infotainment system.
The Google Assistant inside the vehicle will be able to change the temperature of the car with the heater or the cooler, it will be able to give weather updates, traffic updates, and even latest news on the go. Having a voice assistant inside the vehicle will be like you are always driving with someone. And Google’s voice assistant is like no other, all of the latest news and information is consumed through Google; having this voice assistant will surely help people who will be driving the 2023 Ford vehicles.
Ford has not specified which vehicles will be getting this android feature in them, but the only thing that is for sure is that millions of vehicles will be getting this, it is yet to be known if this will be a new line of vehicles, or existing ones—only time will tell about this. Ford is going to work together with Google for 6 years, according to the agreement. Ford and Lincoln will work together to make the vehicles Google android compatible and other areas of interests will have more innovation to them according to the joint team of Ford and Lincoln in the future. This rumored partnership was in the talks since 2016, now they have finally joined hands—the biggest tech company and the oldest automobile makers, good things are on the horizon.