Android Auto is already a part of more than 100 million cars around the world, but Google is working on different automotive software — unimaginatively named ‘Android Automotive’ — that it hopes will eventually be embraced by most automakers. It is slowly but surely replacing Android Auto in an increasing number of cars, and early adopters include some of the biggest names in the business, like Volvo, Audi, Lincoln, Renault, and Cadillac. Even the new Hummer EV will ship with Android Automotive, as will the upcoming Renault Magane E-Tech Electric, which just debuted in Berlin recently.
The number of auto companies ditching Android Auto in favor of Android Automotive keeps growing, with industry insiders predicting a bigger exodus as time passes. Polestar was one of the first