Mercedes-Benz possibly leaked its car's onboard android system

Mercedez-Benz's job listing indicates that Google has an in-car Android UI called 'Google Projected Mode'

Published Mon, Mar 3 2014 1:33 AM CST   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:18 PM CST

Mercedes-Benz has recently put up a job listing for a 'software engineer' who require help to 'seamlessly integrate' Google's upcoming in-car system called 'Google Projected Mode'.

Mercedes-Benz possibly leaked its car's onboard android system |

The German car maker said in a job advert that it would require to integrate android smartphones in the car's dashboard's head unit. The unit would most likely have a larger than smartphone display and would probably have a simplified version of Android UI. Google did use the word 'projected' but its difficult to speculate what does the company has in mind.

Since its only job listing, it doesn't give a lot of information. As of now, its unknown how does Mercedez-Benz plan to make such an integration. The company requires an engineer who can safely implement media playback, messaging, calls and navigation through its car's control system. Another information that was revealed is that Google Projected Mode will be in all Mercedes-Benz vehicles and sold world-wide.


After being a long time PC enthusiast and a former contributor for many Indian based PC and Tech forums, Roshan now joins TweakTown covering tech news and also any developments from India. Like many enthusiasts, with years of being involved in many Indian tech forums and running his own tech site, he's commonly referred by his forum nickname 'The Sorcerer' by many old and new fellow PC enthusiasts, followed by few companies from time to time. He's also the winner of the TweakTown's Computex 2012 Taipei trip. If any free time is left, Roshan prefers to play FPS games.

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