Google has reached out to Android Police to clarify that the Android Auto update isn’t live but is still planned for release this [United States] summer.
Revealed last month at Google’s IO, a refreshed interface for the search giant’s car-connected Android Auto platform has started rolling out to customers from today, as reported by Android Police.
According to Google’s original statement, the latest Android Auto release is “built that will help you get on the road faster, present more useful information at a look and simplify common tasks while driving.”
Developed with regards to getting you on the road quicker, Android Auto will now automatically continue playing your songs when you turn on your car and instantly launch your chosen navigation app. From here, customers can either tap on a suggested destination or issue a voice command.
Android Auto’s navigation bar has additionally been simplified, meaning users should be capable of control their apps with fewer taps while additionally being able to regulate media, receive incoming calls and turn-by-turn directions from the identical screen.
Perhaps the most thrilling facet of Android Auto’s interface refresh nevertheless, is the inclusion of a brand new dark mode, which should make driving at night a whole lot simpler on the eyes. Google says the brand new darkish theme is complemented by easier to read fonts and more colorful accents for improved visibility.
Additionally, the brand new Android Auto UI is said to make it simpler to manage calls, messages, and alerts thanks to an updated notification center, and has additionally been optimized to show more data on wider displays.