Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Google Maps - Now Available in 20 Car Brands

As the navigation landscape continues to heat up with various players outright buying other players and various satellite companies partnering with a variety of navigation and cellular providers, Google isn't sitting by quietly. The company's 'Send to Sync' and other programs have seen numerous announcements in the US, UK and elsewhere.

A short time ago, Google announced that Google Maps can now send destinations directly to more than 20 car brands worldwide.

With smartphones now with navigation systems built-in and cars now getting them in the dash, I'd be curious how long it will be before stand-alone auto GPS units simply become obsolete?

Here's the video demo from Google:

The complete post can be found on the Google Lat Long blog here.