Waze is launching a devoted app on two new automobiles with Google inbuilt. It’s the primary time Waze has been obtainable as a standalone app in automobiles, because of Google’s embedded Android Automotive OS. It means drivers can entry Waze’s real-time routing, navigation, and extra, with out the necessity to join a smartphone.
All of the same old Waze alerts, navigation, and routing choices will likely be obtainable on devoted shows inside new Renault Austral Hybrid and Renault Megane E-Tech electrical automobiles in Europe.
Two new Renault automobiles will get Waze inbuilt
Renault’s openR hyperlink multimedia system will now embrace the devoted Waze app, and the system additionally integrates with Google companies like Google Maps, Google Assistant, and Google Play to permit you to choose music or change temperature along with your voice, plot routes, and even management your good dwelling gadgets out of your automobile.
Renault is the primary automobile producer to supply Waze straight on a automobile’s multimedia display screen with out the necessity for a smartphone, nevertheless it definitely gained’t be the final. Polestar, General Motors, Chevrolet, and Volvo all supply comparable Google integration because of Android Automotive OS, with Honda set to make use of the embedded Android system quickly too.
“Having Waze’s real-time navigation, routing and alerts built into the display of Renault’s vehicles, makes for a simplified and seamless driving experience,” says Aron Di Castro, director of selling and partnerships at Waze. “We’re looking forward to bringing this excellent driving experience to more users across the globe in 2023.”