In addition to our report earlier, a group of auto and technology companies announced a new industry alliance called Open Automotive Alliance (OAA) which is aimed at bringing the Android platform to cars commencing in 2014.
Audi, General Motors, Google, Honda, Hyundai and Nvidia have joined together to form the Open Automotive Alliance. The OAA says that it is generally dedicated to a common platform that will drive innovation and at the same time make technology in the car safer and more intuitive for everyone.
Sundar Pichai (Senior Vice President of Android, Chrome & Apps at Google) said;
Millions of people across the globe are already familiar with Android and use it everyday.The expansion of the Android platform into automotive will allow our industry partners to more easily integrate mobile technology into automobiles and offer drivers a seamless experience so that they can focus on the road.
Mary Chan (President at Global Connected Consumer General Motors) says;
The partnership with Google and the OAA on an ecosystem that spans across vehicles and handheld mobile devices furthers our mission to bring vehicles into our owners digital lives and their digital lives into their vehicles.
Source | Via