Bing To be Part Of In-Car Systems From Hyundai and Toyota
By on January 6th, 2011

Microsoft Bing will soon be powering maps for Toyota and Hyundai vehicles in the US. Toyota will be using Bing for their Entune system. Toyota Entune is a mobile app that connects with Toyota’s in car system over Bluetooth. Once the app the is downloaded and paired with the car, Entune will bring content from a variety sources such as iHeartRadio, Pandora, OpenTable, Bing and others. Some screenshots:

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In a separate announcement, ATX Group said that they will bring Bing Maps to Hyundai cars as part of Hyundai’s Blue Link technology. Bing will be providing content such as restaurant ratings, gas prices and addresses. Users will be able customize the content they want to be sent on their car using a website. Bing Maps will enhance Blue Link’s services that will enable users to get real time assistance from ATX.

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