Volvo opts for HERE Navigation for their cars


Volvo has just signed a new multi-year agreement that will allow them to use HERE navigation on Volvo vehicles.

Volvo’s in car system is known as Senus and together with HERE navigation, Volvo is aiming to provide customers with smart guidance both inside and outside the car.

“The Volvo and HERE teams have developed a system that enhances driver safety and comfort, and which at the same time is beautiful to use,” said Ogi Redzic, senior vice president of Automotive at HERE.

The first car that will come equipped with the new Senus system and HERE navigation is their flagship SUV, the new XC90 which started shipping earlier this year. Some of the main features of HERE navigation and Senus include:

  • High Quality Maps with ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems) which basically is a feature that allows partial automation of the car such as adaptive cruise control, curve speed warnings and traffic sign detection
  • Turn by turn voice guided navigation (Supports 50 different languages)
  • Local search that helps the driver get access to points of interests, telephone numbers, opening hours and more
  • Send to car feature which allows users to pre-plan a route and send it to their car for reference in the future
  • Find you car which allows owners to track down their car using a map which shows the directions to their car

Author: Sandeep Sarma

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