And on top of that, they come with all kinds of extras, including voice guidance and Google Assistant integration to control navigation hands-free.
But on the other hand, there are times when even the smallest change makes things go wrong, and this time it looks like that small change installed the latest version of Android Auto.
Several users who have updated Android Auto to the latest version claim that Google Maps no longer works properly in their cars because the app gets stuck on the screen while reading “loading route”Without going any further.
Although at this point it is difficult to say how widespread this problem really is, the error has been confirmed by a handful of users on the Google forums with some claiming to have tried the generic workarounds to no avail. .
The car brand doesn’t seem to make a difference as it affects Chevrolet, Volkswagen, Kia and Subaru, with various phone models also affected including Huawei, Samsung and even the Google Pixel.
Is there anything you can do to restore google maps to your car? Not really, as someone says trying to restart the car and the phone, unplug the mobile device and plug it back in, obviously with no improvement afterwards. Another potential solution you can try is to downgrade to older versions of Android Auto and Google Maps, as such a workaround could help you determine if those apps are causing the error in the first place. .
Someone says Google Maps only works the first time after the phone starts up, but it’s only a matter of time until it eventually gets stuck on the ‘loading route’ screen .
Google has yet to recognize the problem so far, so it remains to be seen if a bug investigation is launched.