Android Auto: News

Android Auto is Google’s app developed to bring an Android smartphone or device’s features to the car’s infotainment system. It can access maps, offer navigation, real-time alerts, make and receive calls and messages, and play music and audio books. It also supports the Google Assistant for voice control.

16 May 2024


Google enhances Android Auto with new apps, games, screen casting

Google has revealed an upcoming update to its automobile-based operating system, Android Auto, at the ongoing Google I/O 2024 event.

09 May 2024

Apple CarPlay

2024 Maruti Suzuki Swift launched in India at ₹6.5 lakh

Maruti Suzuki has launched the fourth-generation Swift hatchback in India today.

29 Apr 2024

Apple CarPlay

Toyota Rumion G AT launched in India at ₹13 lakh

Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) has expanded its Rumion lineup in India by introducing a new variant, the G AT, priced at ₹13 lakh (ex-showroom).

21 Apr 2024

Google Maps

How to disable 3D buildings feature on Google Maps 

Google Maps has long offered the ability to display buildings in 3D during navigation.

17 Apr 2024


Nissan unveils 2024 Qashqai SUV with major design changes

Nissan has unveiled the facelifted Qashqai SUV. The new design brings the Qashqai in line with the Ariya EV.

10 Apr 2024

Apple CarPlay

2024 Maruti Swift revealed in latest spy shots: Check features

Maruti Suzuki's much-awaited fourth-generation Swift hatchback is poised for its launch in India soon.

09 Apr 2024

Apple CarPlay

Jeep India teases refreshed Compass Night Eagle edition; launch imminent

Jeep is preparing to launch an updated version of the Compass Night Eagle edition in India.

08 Apr 2024

Google Maps

Android Auto glitch redirects all voice commands to Google Maps

A newly identified glitch in Android Auto is causing all voice-activated navigation commands to be processed solely through Google Maps.

08 Apr 2024


Mahindra XUV3XO will offer first-in-segment Level 2 ADAS

Mahindra is preparing to launch its revamped XUV300, now rebranded as the Mahindra XUV3XO.

04 Feb 2024


Google Maps on Android Auto widely rolling out 3D buildings

Google Maps on Android Auto is widely expanding its 3D buildings feature, making it more accessible during navigation to enhance the car driving experience.

03 Feb 2024


Samsung S24 series facing Android Auto issues in select cars

Samsung's latest flagship smartphone lineup, the Galaxy S24 series, is facing some hiccups with Android Auto.

06 Jan 2024


Microsoft Teams to arrive on Android Auto next month

Microsoft Teams is gearing up to launch Android Auto support in February, enabling users to participate in meetings and make hands-free calls while on the road.

08 Dec 2023


Android Auto just made finding your parked car a breeze

Google has rolled out a handy new feature for Android Auto that helps users save their parking location upon arrival at their destination.

26 Nov 2023


Google Maps for Android Auto receives color scheme update

Google Maps recently introduced a refreshed color palette for mobile and web clients, and this change is now visible on the Android Auto platform, too.

14 Sep 2023


Google's Android Auto update enables in-car Zoom calls

Google is introducing new features on Android Auto, which allows you to mirror some apps from your Android-powered smartphone onto your car's display.

11 May 2023


New features of Android Auto: Zoom calls to YouTube streaming

First introduced in 2015, Android Auto slowly started to gain popularity in the Android community.

24 Mar 2023

Latest automobiles

Android Auto explained: How to connect and use key features

Google introduced Android Auto in 2015 to provide seamless smartphone connectivity and access to your favorite apps in the car.

24 Dec 2022

Maruti Suzuki Baleno

Maruti Suzuki Baleno gets wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay

Maruti Suzuki has updated the SmartPlay Pro+ system on the Baleno to support wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.

11 Dec 2022

Maruti Suzuki

Maruti Suzuki Brezza gets wireless connectivity options in India

Maruti Suzuki has updated the connectivity suite on the Brezza with wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.

22 Aug 2022

Tata Altroz

Tata Motors axes select variants from Altroz line-up: Check updates

Tata Motors has discontinued select variants of the Altroz hatchback in India. The brand has removed the petrol-powered XZA (O) trim and the diesel-guzzling XE, XZ Dark, and XZ (O) trim levels.

28 Jul 2022

Mahindra XUV700

Mahindra rejigs features of the XUV700 SUV in India

Homegrown automaker Mahindra has rejigged the features of its XUV700 SUV in India.

12 Jul 2022

Maruti Suzuki

Maruti Suzuki S-Cross to be replaced by Grand Vitara SUV

Maruti Suzuki is planning to discontinue its current flagship SUV, the S-Cross, in India.

13 Jun 2022


2022 Volkswagen Virtus GT 1.5 TSI review: Should you buy?

We recently tested the Volkswagen Virtus with the 1.0 TSI powertrain and it did impress us with its linear power delivery and stable handling.

10 Jun 2022


Volkswagen ID.4 slated to debut in India in 2023

Volkswagen has confirmed the launch of its all-electric ID.4 in India.

09 Jun 2022


2023 Nissan Altima debuts with updated styling and more features

Nissan has unveiled the 2023 model of its Altima sedan for the global market. It is a refreshed version of the sixth-generation vehicle currently on sale.

28 Jan 2021


Shortage of semiconductor chips delays Mahindra Thar's deliveries in India

The global shortage of semiconductor chips is delaying deliveries of the Mahindra Thar SUV in India.

01 Jan 2021

Jeep Compass

Ahead of launch, 2021 Jeep Compass spotted testing in India

Jeep India is working to unveil its facelifted Compass SUV in the country on January 7. Ahead of the official event, the car has been spotted testing on the roads, giving us a glimpse into its exteriors and interiors.

23 Dec 2020


Ahead of launch, 2021 Toyota Fortuner Legender SUV spied testing

Toyota should launch its facelifted Fortuner SUV in India in January 2021. It will come in two variants- Standard and Legender.

23 Dec 2020


Ahead of its launch in India, Volkswagen teases Taigun SUV

Ahead of its launch in India in early-2021, German automaker Volkswagen has teased the Taigun SUV on its social media handles.

23 Dec 2020

Tata Motors Ltd

Ahead of launch, Tata Tigor EV (facelift) sedan spied testing

Tata Motors will launch the facelifted version of its Tigor EV sedan in India next year.

22 Dec 2020


Nissan Magnite SUV to become costlier from January 1, 2021

Nissan's Magnite SUV, which was launched in India earlier this month, will become more expensive from January 1, 2021.

21 Dec 2020


Tata Gravitas SUV spied testing sans camouflage: Details here

Tata Motors will launch its Gravitas SUV in India in the first quarter of 2021.

20 Dec 2020

Maruti Suzuki

Maruti Suzuki starts assembling Jimny SUV in India: Details here

Maruti Suzuki has started assembling the Jimny SUV in India ahead of its expected launch in 2021.

18 Dec 2020

Apple CarPlay

Citroen Berlingo MPV spotted testing in India: Details here

French automaker Citroen is expected to launch the Berlingo MPV in India in early-2021.

18 Dec 2020

MG Motor

MG Hector Plus (7-seater) to be launched in January 2021

British automaker MG Motor will launch the 7-seater version of its Hector Plus SUV in India next month. The existing model, which was introduced in July, offers space for six passengers.

17 Dec 2020

Tata Altroz

Tata Altroz Turbo spotted again in India, design details reiterated

Tata Motors is expected to launch a turbo-petrol variant of its Altroz hatchback in India in early-2021. In the latest development, a production-ready test mule of the car has been spotted testing on the roads, reiterating its design details.

01 Dec 2020


2021 Nissan X-Terra SUV, with a 2.5-liter petrol engine, launched

Japanese automaker Nissan has finally launched the 2021 X-Terra SUV in the Middle East and South-East Asia. It arrives as a facelifted version of the Terra model available in ASEAN markets.

25 Nov 2020


India-bound Toyota Camry Hybrid (facelift) sedan launched: Details here

Japanese auto giant Toyota has unveiled the facelifted version of its Camry Hybrid for the European markets.

23 Nov 2020


Toyota Innova Crysta (facelift) expected to be launched tomorrow

Japanese automaker Toyota is likely to launch the facelifted version of its Innova Crysta in India tomorrow i.e. November 24, as per CarDekho.

21 Nov 2020


Ahead of launch, Toyota Innova Crysta (facelift) spotted at dealerships

Toyota is expected to launch the facelifted version of its Innova Crysta MPV in India later this month. In the latest development, the upcoming model has been spotted at some dealership stockyards, hinting at its imminent launch.

19 Nov 2020

Maruti Suzuki

Ahead of launch, 2021 Maruti Suzuki Celerio's interiors revealed

Maruti Suzuki is likely to launch its next-generation Celerio hatchback in India in the coming months. In the latest development, a test mule of the vehicle has been spied up close, giving a clear glimpse of the interiors.

17 Nov 2020


Volkswagen Taigun SUV officially listed in India, launch imminent

German automaker Volkswagen has listed the Taigun SUV on its official Indian website, hinting at its imminent launch. The details of the India-specific model are yet to be revealed but interested customers can register on the website to receive the latest updates.

15 Nov 2020

Maruti Suzuki

Next-generation Maruti Suzuki Celerio hatchback found testing ahead of launch

Maruti Suzuki is expected to launch its new-generation Celerio hatchback in India by early-2021.

10 Nov 2020

Apple CarPlay

Tata Gravitas SUV to be launched in early-2021

Tata Motors has announced that it will launch the Gravitas SUV in India in the last quarter of the current financial year i.e. between January-March 2021.