Household assistant devices now capable of communicating to and inside of vehicles

Siri and other virtual personal assistants (VPAs) are the latest conveniences to gain popularity and use in today´s vehicles, the company said.

Nearly 700 million of these software platforms will be enabled in vehicles — whether embedded, through mobile devices or via connection via home devices — by 2024, according to the latest forecast for these systems from business information provider IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO).

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