Automotive giant Groupe PSA has committed to powering its vehicle infotainment systems with Google's open-source platform, Android Automotive OS, from 2023.
This move, which sees the group's brands join new partner Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (now all part of the newly created Stellantis group) in adopting the Google-built architecture, will affect both the Peugeot and Citroen brands in Australia. Although not offered here, DS, Vauxhall and Opel models will also get the new system.
The announcement was made on the website LinkedIn, with Group PSA claiming that this move will both benefit itself and its customers.
Note: image atop article is from the new Peugeot 2008, but it does not yet feature Android Automotive.
More globally, General Motors is on track to offer its own infotainment system built on the same software from 2021, as is the aforementioned Fiat Chrysler Automobiles with its new Android-based Uconnect 5 system.