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Google and Kia partnership will bring Google Maps and Places to new cars this year

Google Maps set to come to Kia vehicles this year, Places will make appearance too.
By: Charles Gantt | Technology in Vehicles News | Posted: Jan 2, 2013 6:28 pm

Kia, the Korean car manufacturer is said to teaming up with Google to offer its Google Maps and Places on the companies UVO eServices in car electronics system.




The new setup will debut in the 2013 Sorento CUV model, which will be arriving in late Q1 of this year. The updated UVO system will allow users to sync up directions and locations from their smart phones, PCs, or the web.


The car will also be able to find you interesting things to visit using Google Places. Existing music management, hands free features, and improved voice recognition will also be taking stage in the improved UVO system.


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