A new third-party in-car web browser will allow drivers and passengers to watch, shop and browse all from the comfort of the driver’s seat, without having to pick up a smartphone or tablet.
Vivaldi, a web browser developed by a tech company in Norway, is now available for download in the Polestar 2 electric car in all North American, European and Asia Pacific markets. Polestar 2 is the first auto to carry the browser, which could be coming to other Android Automotive operating systems in the future.
“Now there is basically no limit to the web content you can explore in Polestar 2,” Polestar CEO Thomas Ingenlath said in a press release.
While only available in one car from one brand, this paves the way for Vivaldi or other third-party browsers to make their way into other cars that utilize Android Automotive OS. Many automakers are switching to the