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Matt Arcaro
Matt Arcaro
Matt Arcaro is IDC's Research Manager, Next Generation Automotive. See more from Matt: http://bit.ly/IDC_MattArcaro
IoT and the Edge

GM Selects Google to Differentiate Its In-Vehicle Experience

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Earlier this month, GM announced that it will be adopting Google’s Android Automotive operating system, which included Google’s voice assistance (Google Assistant), embedded navigation (Google Maps), and in-vehicle applications (via the Google Play Store), for all of its vehicle brands beginning in 2021. This landmark deal reinforces the importance of developing and delivering a differentiated in-vehicle experience, as well as demonstrates how large horizontal technology platforms and brands are targeting IoT and key verticals (like automotive) for growth.

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IoT and the Edge

3 Consumer Survey Takeaways Impacting Connected & Automated Vehicles

For the second year, IDC surveyed more than 2,000 U.S. vehicle owners to learn more about how they prefer to buy, use, and pay for connected, automated, and next-generation vehicle technologies. IDC utilizes these surveys to help reinforce and realign the priorities of IDC’s Next-Generation Automotive Strategies’ research practice, as well as to assist automotive and technology suppliers, buyers, and manufacturers understand technology adoption and areas of focus.

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