Fiat made a ‘Hey Google’ vehicle

As cars are progressively described by their electronic functions, tech companies are in search of out ever-nearer partnerships with carmakers. A new collaboration concerning Google and Fiat, while, is the most severe we have viewed but.

A few new specific version Fiat 500s — the Fiat 500, 500X crossover, and 500L MPV — have been branded with Google livery that extends from employing the tech giant’s company colours in the cars’ seat upholstery to putting “Hey Google” badges previously mentioned their front wheel arches. Obtaining this sort of branding within a car or truck is not unusual, but this is the to start with time we’ve observed a tech company’s symbol look on a vehicle’s exterior.

A push release from the Italian automaker (translated by Google, of course) offers that the vehicles exhibit “where Google technologies meets coolness” and supply “the best blend of legendary design and style, freshness and coolness (certainly, they preserve on italicizing coolness for some rationale). You will have to be the decide of that, however:

Here’s the new regular Fiat 500.
Picture: Fiat

A close-up of the Hey Google logo that appears above the entrance wheel arches.
Impression: Fiat

The seats have a specific “molecule” design resembling the swirling dots used in Hey Google animations.
Picture: Fiat

And the head rests have Hey Google tags.
Graphic: Fiat

All 3 cars arrive with 7-inch touchscreens with Google Assistant designed in, in a natural way, but provide some unique options thanks to integration with Fiat’s Mopar Connect services.

These will permit users check and command sure aspects of their motor vehicle remotely by Google’s digital assistant on their cellular phone or Google Nest Hub. They can look at on the car’s gas stage, see if it’s locked, swap on its crisis lights, or even come across the closest Fiat service station. Alerts can also be sent to the owner if the car exceeds a specific speed or leaves a sure geographic location. (Though not all these options will be readily available globally.)

Owners can use Google Assistant and Fiat’s Mopar Connect provider to handle the vehicle remotely.
Image: Google

The true flair in this partnership, although, will come from the style alterations to the Fiat. We’ve presently famous the Google upholstery and exterior badges, but even the car’s B-pillars match the company’s colors and tags on the seats are branded with the Hey Google brand. In accordance to Motoring Exploration, the vehicles also come with a Google goodie bag, which includes a Google Hub, branded tote bag, and matching critical go over.

The new Fiat 500s will be available in 10 European nations, including the Uk, France, Spain, Germany, Italy, Austria, Switzerland, Belgium, the Netherlands and Poland. In accordance to AutoExpress, prices in the British isles start at £16,005 ($22,046) for the hatchback and £18,655 ($25,695) for the cabriolet.

If you’re dying for additional details, you can also view this 20 moment segment from Fiat unveiling the cars: