Google Maps users in India now get motorcyle mode

Google Maps Motorcycle Mode Launched in India for 2 Wheeler

Also, Google CEO Sundar Pichai has recently commented about India playing an important role in improving Google Maps and other Google products.

As seen in the above screenshots, for four-wheelers, Google Maps recommends using Eastern Freeway while it displays a regular route for two-wheelers. For example, Google Maps calculated an estimated 256KM trip would take roughly around forty minutes less time on a two-wheeler as compared to if taken via a big vehicle. Similarly, there are highways where two wheelers are not allowed. I put together a list of the best ones last July, and the cheapest one was ...

The new feature seems to be launched in India first. Turn-by-turn directions and voice-prompts are here, as well as offline maps and landmark-based navigation. It also gives information about the parking scenario at their destination, a handy feature that was previously seen in the vehicle mode. The map shows the most optimal route for two-wheeler drives, in which, the travel time and routes can be different depending upon the real time congestion on the roads. Google will eventually sort out all the issues, and in the meantime, try out the new "Two Wheeler Mode" for yourself. The suggested routes are optimized for motorcycles and rely on reports from other riders.

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So far, the Two-wheeler mode or "Motorcycle Mode" feature is only live in India, as it has been reportedly working for some already. Similar to that in cars, the two-wheeler mode too comes with voice assist in navigation but at the same time shows an even more convenient mode compared to that of the vehicle.

If you're in India and want to try out the new two-wheeler mode, hit the button below and update your app.

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