Porsche to integrate Google Maps, Assistance into future cars

BERLIN (Reuters) – Porsche will integrate Google Maps, Google Assistance and other apps from Google Play into its future cars, it said on Monday.

Porsche said in January it was considering fully integrating Google software into its car cockpit, following the end of its cooperation with Volkswagen’s Cariad unit on software research and development.

Carmakers including General Motors, Renault, Nissan and Ford use embedded Google technology in their vehicles via a Google Automotive Services (GAS) package, offering features like Google Maps, Google Assistant and other applications.

(Reporting by Victoria Waldersee; editing by Matthias Williams)