Honda Gold Wing Series to receive Android Auto integration

By CARSIFU | 14 May 2020

LOS ANGELES: Honda announced that Android Auto will be integrated with its current-model Gold Wing at no additional cost.

Customers with Android 5.0 or later smartphones and the Android Auto app will be able to communicate seamlessly with the application and its services that include music, phone calls and messaging.

When utilizing it while riding a Gold Wing, connection with a Bluetooth headset (sold separately) will be required and the method to update software is planned to be available in mid-June, 2020.

Since the Gold Wing GL1000 went on sale in North America in 1975, the Gold Wing series has evolved as Honda's flagship model for over four decades.

In October 2017, the new Gold Wing was announced in North America, becoming the world's first motorcycle with Apple CarPlay integration.

Navigation features to enhance the ride experience and application-specific services have been well-received by many customers.

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Android Auto is a simple way for customers to use a phone on the motorcycle. With a simplified interface and easy-to-use voice actions, it looks to minimize distraction so riders can stay focused on the road.

Android Auto makes it easy to access a rider's favourite list of music, media and messaging apps while on the motorcycle.

With Google Assistant on Android Auto, riders can stay focused, connected and entertained, keeping their eyes on the road and their hands on the handlebar, while using their voice to help with their day.

With Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration coming to more models, Honda plans to bring more comfort and convenience to customers' motorcycle lifestyles worldwide.