Honda Cars India Ltd (HCIL) has upgraded the connected features list on the fifth-generation Honda City with the inclusion of Google Assistant. The company said it had enhanced the Next-Gen Honda Connect platform by introducing Honda Action on Google. The feature is an extension of integrated connected technology offered in the fifth generation Honda City, which already comes with Alexa remote capability. With the introduction of the Honda Action on Google, the fifth-gen City now works on the ‘OK Google’ voice prompt as well, the automaker said in a statement.
“Consumers are increasingly seeking products and solutions that make their life easier and cater to their on-the-go lifestyle seamlessly. As we celebrate the anniversary milestone of our successful 5th Gen Honda City, we are delighted to introduce voice-based Google Assistant interface with our Honda Connect platform, which will offer convenience to stay connected with your car while performing daily routine activities,” HCIL SVP and Director (Sales and Marketing) Rajesh Goel noted.
The Honda Action on Google offers ten voice-enabled features, which can be executed via Google Assistant-enabled devices such as Google Nest Speakers, Android phones, etc.
This Action is also supported by iOS devices. These 10 features can be used with the text-based command functionality of Google as well.
Additionally, the newly introduced features in Honda Connect include valet alert, fuel log analysis, cost of maintenance analysis, and enhanced options for service products.