Google Local Pack Tests Showing Knowledge Panel Tabs

Google seems to be testing merging the local pack with knowledge panel data into tabs across the top of the local pack. Sergey Alakov caught this test, although I cannot current replicate it, here is what he shared.

When some local panels come up that are company specific enough, Google might show additional tabs at the top to let searchers toggle between the local listings with locations, Google Posts and about the business.

Here is a screen shot for a search related to Honda:

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This is an interesting move but it does make sense. I do wonder how many searchers actually will click on those tabs:

Forum discussion at Twitter.

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