[home][rumors and news][model release matrix][tov motorsports][desktop calendar][exhaust notes][tov forums][links][search][sponsors][garage][login]

Tire Rack Upgrade Garage
 Search for a Dealer:
 Canadian Flag US Flag
 Honda Acura
 ZIP  
Acura
There are currently no active Acura promotions
Honda
There are currently no active Honda promotions
Upcoming CR-V-based Fuel Cell EV will have plugin BEV functionality as well
More.......................
American Honda reports January 2023 sales results
More.......................
Honda releases pricing and EPA data for 2023 Accord, arrives at dealers this month
More.......................
American Honda reports December 2022 and full year sales results
More.......................
New press release for upcoming Accord adds some more detail on upcoming Google built-in features
More.......................
Acura confirms the Integra Type S to arrive next summer
More.......................
Honda will begin building plugin FCEV based on CR-V in 2024
More.......................
Honda releases details on 2023 Accord. No more 2.0T
More.......................
General Talk --> Re: The Dealers Just THOUGHT They Were Mad
Join Discussion......
Professional Motorsports --> Re: Ford partnering with Red Bull for 2026 and beyond
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: Daniel ( the Nuclear Engineer)
Join Discussion......
Videos --> 1992 Acura NSX - POV Canyon Driving Impressions
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: Elon Musk's boondoggle
Join Discussion......
Integra --> Re: Integra Type-S north american debut @ Daytona
Join Discussion......
Today's Reading Links --> Re: Honda signs up for F1's 2026 engine cycle, but has no team
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: It's going to be biblical wet in the Western States!
Join Discussion......
Today's Reading Links --> Re: Honda outlines Fuel Cell Plans
Join Discussion......
Professional Motorsports --> Re: 2023 F1 Season news
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: Mazda CX-90 straight 6, won't associate please think about Acura?
Join Discussion......
Today's Reading Links --> Re: R&T: Honda’s Latest 3.5-liter V-6 Ditches VTEC
Join Discussion......
Today's Reading Links --> Re: Honda Says Dealers Are Asking Not To Abandon Sedans
Join Discussion......
Today's Reading Links --> Re: 2023 Honda Accord Sport Video
Join Discussion......
Professional Motorsports --> Re: WHERE RED BULL’S FORD DEAL LEAVES HONDA FOR F1 2026
Join Discussion......
New press release for upcoming Accord adds some more detail on upcoming Google built-in features
 Date: December 13, 2022 09:23
 Submitted by:  JeffX
 Source: Honda Press Release
 Credibility Rating: Not Specified


In-vehicle technology has become a big selling point for today's vehicles. Honda is hoping that the adoption of Google built-in helps the Accord stand apart from its rivals, although Volvo (and Polestar), Ford, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC, and Renault have already implemented or announced it. Unless the system comes with onerous licensing or hardware issues, we would expect to see more automakers adopting it in the future.

All-New Accord Adds Google Built-In to its Must-Have Technologies



December 13, 2022 — TORRANCE, Calif.
  • 2023 Accord marks Honda's first integration of Google1 built-in, including Google Assistant, Google Maps and Google Play with the latest apps and services
  • The top-line Accord Touring comes with Google built-in as standard

Stacked with must-have technology, the all-new 2023 Honda Accord arrives at dealers next month featuring Honda's first integration of Google built-in for seamless on-the-go connectivity. Standard on the top-line Accord Touring, apps like Google Assistant, Google Maps, and more on Google Play, are available with Google built-in, for a connected, personalized and more streamlined driving experience.



"For Honda customers, vehicle connectivity is becoming essential, providing features and services that deliver intuitive, easy-to-use and access functions that makes time spent in vehicles more fun and productive," said Jay Joseph, vice president of CASE & Energy for American Honda Motor Co., Inc. "Our longstanding in-vehicle tech collaboration with Google helped enable the seamless integration of Google built-in features in the all-new 2023 Honda Accord."

In addition to the embedded Google apps, a number of intuitive technologies have been smartly integrated as standard features in the Accord Touring, including: a 10.2-inch digital driver instrumentation display, 12.3-inch center touchscreen (Honda's largest ever) with Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™2 compatibility, 6-inch head-up display, Qi-compatible 15W wireless smartphone charging and a 12-speaker Bose premium audio system. All 2023 Accords come standard with expanded and improved Honda Sensing® safety and driver-assistive technology with its new front sensor camera and radar system. And all Accords benefit from fast and secure Over the Air (OTA) software updates to key vehicle computer modules, enhancing functionality and capability.

With Google Assistant, users can get things done while keeping their eyes on the road and their hands on the wheel. Talk to Google to easily call or text a friend, set reminders, or even change the temperature in the car. Users can also navigate to the next destination or look up what's nearby. For example, Google Assistant enables users to set their destination in Google Maps using just their voice, with the route map then displayed in the instrument cluster.

Drivers can also control their media by asking Google to skip to the next track or rewind a podcast using their favorite media apps with just their voice. Google Play enables users to download various 3rd-party apps for music, podcasts and audiobooks, just like they would on their smartphone.

Sleek and powerful, the all-new 11th generation Honda Accord reinvigorates the midsize sedan segment with sophisticated design, a standard 1.5L turbo engine, and an available fourth-generation two-motor hybrid-electric system that's both more powerful and fuel-efficient for a sporty, exhilarating driving experience. Inside, a new sporty and modern interior offers fine craftsmanship and high-quality materials.

America's best-selling car over the last five decades3, the Honda Accord was first introduced to American car buyers in 1976 and helped establish the midsize sedan segment.

Learn more about the 2023 Honda Accord here.

About Honda
Honda offers a full line of clean, safe, fun and connected vehicles sold through more than 1,000 independent U.S. Honda dealers. Honda has the highest fleet average fuel economy and lowest CO2 emissions of any major full-line automaker in America, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's 2021 Automotive Trends Report. The award-winning Honda lineup includes the Civic and Accord, along with the HR-V, CR-V, Passport and Pilot sport utility vehicles, the Ridgeline pickup and the Odyssey minivan. Honda's electrified vehicle lineup includes the Accord hybrid, CR-V hybrid, and, in the future, Civic hybrid. The Honda Prologue SUV, Honda's first volume battery-electric vehicle, will join the lineup in 2024.

Honda has been producing automobiles in America for 40 years and currently operates 18 major manufacturing facilities in North America. In 2021, more than 95% of all Honda vehicles sold in the U.S. were made in North America, with nearly two-thirds made in America, using domestic and globally sourced parts.

More information about Honda is available in the Digital Factbook.

# # #

1. Google, Android, Android Auto, Google Maps and other marks are trademarks of Google LLC
2. To wirelessly use Android Auto on your car display, you need a compatible Android smartphone with an active data plan. You can check which smartphones are compatible at g.co/androidauto/requirements.
3. Source: Wards Intelligence cumulative U.S. light vehicle sales among passenger cars, 1970-2022CYTD Nov.



Last edited by JeffX on December 13, 2022 09:34

Click Here to Submit Your Comments

Viewing Threshold (What is this?)

[fancy] [flat] [simple]
Your Feedback
Date Subject User
12-20-2022 00:25 Data collection   (Score: 1, Normal) None
12-20-2022 11:23 Wizard
12-21-2022 00:12 fishchan
12-21-2022 02:05 EggLaNd'S BeSt
12-23-2022 16:39 Teamhondaguy
12-23-2022 20:52 fishchan
12-23-2022 20:56 fishchan
12-25-2022 11:10 Teamhondaguy
12-25-2022 11:45 fishchan
12-25-2022 16:03 InsightX Ze1
12-24-2022 12:16 InsightX Ze1
12-26-2022 12:03 None
12-26-2022 18:45 InsightX Ze1
12-27-2022 11:01 Wizard
12-29-2022 00:20 fishchan
12-29-2022 09:25 InsightX Ze1
02-03-2023 10:40 Wizard
12-13-2022 12:28 Software Matters   (Score: 1, Normal) HondaDad
12-13-2022 12:57 Wizard
12-17-2022 15:12 Teamhondaguy
12-19-2022 11:35 Wizard
12-28-2022 23:10 tennis32828
12-13-2022 21:45 Subscription Fees   (Score: 1, Normal) EggLaNd'S BeSt
12-14-2022 00:21 fishchan
12-14-2022 00:37 fishchan
12-14-2022 00:39 EggLaNd'S BeSt
12-14-2022 13:26 HondaDriver
12-14-2022 17:16 JeffX
12-15-2022 00:19 HondaDriver
12-15-2022 10:28 HONDA AFVM
12-27-2022 05:29 hondacura1
First Drive: 2023 Acura Integra - Rebirth of an Icon?
Read Article....................
2023 Acura Integra PR Photo Gallery
Read Article....................
2022 Acura MDX Specs and Features
Read Article....................
2022 Honda Civic Design Story, a video by Honda
Read Article....................
Photo Gallery: 2021 Acura TLX Advance
Read Article....................
Photo Gallery: 2021 Acura TLX A-Spec
Read Article....................
Contact TOV | Submit Your Article | Submit Your Link | Advertise | TOV Shop | Events | Our Sponsors | TOV Archives
Copyright © 2021 Velocitech Inc. All information contained herein remains the property of Velocitech Inc.
The Temple of VTEC is not affiliated with American Honda Motor Co., Inc. TOV Policies and Guidelines - Credits - Privacy Policy
30