Google’s software system, Android Auto, is expanding its availability to dozens of other countries around the world. In the coming months, the system will be ready to be installed in a further 35 countries, including most of Eastern Europe (including Slovakia), Southeast Asia and several countries in Africa.
In this way, 35 other countries in the world will soon have access to Android Auto, including 30 European countries (Albania, Armenia, Belgium, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Greece , Netherlands, Iceland, Lithuania, Latvia, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Hungary, Moldova, Norway, Portugal, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Serbia, Ukraine, Sweden), 3 Asian countries (Indonesia, Thailand, Turkey) and 2 African countries (Angola, Botswana).
With Android Auto you can use the voice assistant, navigate, listen to music, send messages and much more. Google is increasing the number of countries where residents can access Android Auto software. This is proof that Google believes this software will take over the market and have a future in the automotive industry. Google will soon release the latest version of its operating system, Android 11, which will allow any smartphone user running this version of the Android operating system to connect to Android Auto wirelessly if the device supports 5GHz WiFi. With Android 10 you can easily connect your device with a cable. On Android 9 and earlier, you must first download the Android Auto app.
Google is also working with car manufacturers to produce more cars with the Android Auto system implemented. Google has so far signed contracts with Volvo and Audi to implement the system.
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