Finally you can say ‘OK Google’ to command Android Auto in your car


“OK Google,” the voice command that can be used with everything from Google Home to the Pixel smartphone, is finally coming to Android Auto — albeit very slowly. As reported by Endgadget, the search giant is in the process of rolling out the hands-free, hot word-based command for its in-car infotainment software.

Android Auto, like Apple’s CarPlay, is software that runs either on your vehicle’s dash display or on your smartphone that brings all of your apps into your car. But until now, those apps needed to be controlled by touch, which can be dangerous and distracting for drivers.

When Android Auto eventually surfaces for compatible vehicles, drivers will be able to use the voice command “OK Google” to get directions, check the…

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