Kia and Google in 2013

January 7, 2013 at 09:18

Hyundai-Kia alliance and Google have partnered to integrate services of the Internet giant in multimedia systems with which South Korean car brands are equipped. The first faction that will feature the Google search navigation tools will be the Uvo second generation, which will debut at the Kia Sorento crossover coming in beginning of 2013.

2013 Kia Sorento

2013 Kia Sorento Photo

The debut of the new system will take place in January at the International Consumer Electronics Show CES. Holders of the new navigation of Kia-Hyundai with services from Google can send routes for vehicles with smart phone or desktop computers, to find the necessary road infrastructure, shops and restaurants by searching Google Places, and manage multimedia complex by voice.

2013 Kia Sorento

2013 Kia Sorento Back Side Pic

After Sorento the new functions of the navigation system will start to appear on all new models of Kia and Hyundai. Multimedia complex was designed by Kia Uvo with another software giant – Microsoft. Architecture uses a similar mark in the complexes of Ford Sync and Fiat in their system Blue & Me. So we see that Kia brand is making everything to beat the competition in every sence!

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