NEW YORK—Two years after Google propelling Android Auto to tidy up your auto’s dashboard, Google has joined 50 car brands who have made accessible more than 200 good vehicles. Google says that number will surpass 300 models before one year from now’s over.
In any case, shouldn’t something be said about the a huge number of autos out and about that are not good with Android Auto, huge numbers of which don’t have screens? On Monday, Google unleashed a redesign to Android Auto that works straightforwardly on your cell phone screen, particularly gadgets running Android 5.0 or later.
Android Auto incorporates large portions of the applications you may as of now be utilizing as a part of your auto, quite music administrations, for example, Pandora, Spotify, iHeart Radio and Google’s own Google Play Music. Furthermore, Google Maps which you may utilize for voiced turn-by-turn headings. As you’d expect the Android Phone application is likewise part of the arrangement, and you can make calls or send messages without hands through the Android Auto application.
These are made effortlessly available in a straightforward, diversion free, telephone screen interface, which I really got the opportunity to attempt both as a driver in my auto, and as a traveler in a transport.
At the point when your telephone is matched to the auto by means of Bluetooth, you have the choice to naturally start up the application.
In a blog entry declaring this prepared for-any-auto form of Android Auto, Google exhorted potential drivers to watch out for forthcoming Bluetooth-fit auto mount frill, one of which is originating from Logitech. Obviously, you can append your telephone to any dashboard support or mount.
Additionally coming soon however not accessible immediately is the capacity to utilize the well known “alright Google” charge to get to maps, music and informing while you’re in the driver’s seat. Obviously, on the off chance that you do drive an Android Auto-good vehicle you can even now show everything through your auto’s own particular screen.
Google says the upgrade will take off in the coming days to the 30 nations where Android Auto is right now accessible.
Then, there’s no word on whether Apple will give a comparative upgrade to its opponent iOS-based CarPlay framework. On its CarPlay site, Apple says there are currently more than 100 perfect CarPlay models, with additional in transit.