Ford Motor Co has joined hands with Alphabet Inc’s Google to cooperate in software, artificial intelligence and cloud computing, to develop new consumer services and modernize internal operations. The automaker will deploy Google artificial intelligence technology to improve the efficiency of vehicle development, supply chain and manufacturing operations.
The Dearborn, Michigan-based automaker has entered into a six-year partnership with the tech giant, under which it will incorporate the Android operating system of the Google into its Ford and Lincoln vehicles starting in 2023. The customers of Ford will get built-in Google apps, including its map and voice technology.
Important takeaways for all competitive exams:
- Ford Motor Co-Founder: Henry Ford.
- Ford Motor Co-Founded: 16 June 1903, Detroit, Michigan, United States.
- CEO of Google: Sundar Pichai; Headquarters: California, United States.