Waze Finds Its Way to Renault

Renault headquarters in Boulogne-Billancourt, France. (Tangopaso)
Renault headquarters in Boulogne-Billancourt, France. (Tangopaso)

The Israeli navigation technology outfit Waze and French car manufacturer Renault have announced a joint project to be unveiled at the Paris Motor Show in the next few says, Globes reported on Thursday.

For Waze, which now belongs to Google, it will be the first such collaboration with an automaker, and the intent is to install the navigational system on Renault cars coming out of the factory.

“Renault is committed to making life on board easy, and we are delighted to work closely with Waze on connecting drivers in our cars with the free, popular navigation app in order to give customers more choice about what they want to use,” said Benoit Joly, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer, Connected Car and Mobility Services at Groupe Renault.

Jerome Marty, Ads Waze Country Manager France said: “Knowing that Renault is breaking into new territory by popularizing electric cars, it’s critical that we’re able to help our joint customers find charging stations as easily as a petrol station. We’re both committed to making driving a pleasant and easy experience and look forward to finding additional ways to work together like Waze for Android Auto.”


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