General Motors to introduce Amazon Alexa
New Delhi: Automaker General Motors on Wednesday has announced to bring Alexa experience in their models in the first half of 2020.
GM will make Alexa available on model year 2018 and newer cars, trucks and crossovers with compatible infotainment systems, the company said in a statement.
It provides a tailored voice experience for Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac drivers with properly equipped vehicles.
Santiago Chamorro, vice president for Global Connected Services, General Motors said, “GM’s updateable app framework and vehicle connectivity lets us provide customers with new technologies that enhance the ownership experience, even to customers with vehicles that are already on the road.”.“Bringing the Alexa experience to our vehicles is an example of how we are listening to our customers’ feedback, and offering them the voice technology of their choice,” he added.
The Alexa voice experience in GM vehicles leverages the Alexa Auto Software Development Kit, which gives customers access to standard Alexa skills and capabilities. This will also enable the company to create custom skills in the future that are relevant to the customer’s vehicle.