Google Maps will choose the most efficient route based on the type of vehicle

The Google Maps app will select the most energy efficient route for the driver’s vehicle, based on whether they own a gasoline, diesel, electric, or hybrid car.

The Mountain View Company announced in October 2021 that Google Maps will start showing drivers by default the least polluting routesprovided that your estimated time of arrival is not too different from the fastest route.

Now, tech companies are studying expanding this initiative to include a new function that selects the most energy-efficient route based on the user’s vehicle type, according to special media 9to5Google.

This portal has had access to the latest Google Maps beta update, version 11.39. In it, he found several lines of code indicating that the user application You will be able to determine the type of engine that drives your vehicle.

Google Maps will let you choose between different options: gas, diesel, electric and hybrid. Based on the user’s choice, it will offer a route that allows them to “save the most energy or fuel”. It application It will include an option in its settings section to change the engine type of your vehicle at any time.

Changes that Google will apply in your browser. What does it consist of?

The pop-up window that often appears when people surf the internet is related to management cake. As a result, whenever a user enters a web page, the management box for these elements automatically appears.

To begin with, it is important to understand what is cake. As described by Google in its privacy policy and terms. “It cake Those are small snippets of text that websites you visit send to your browser. They allow websites to remember information about your visit, which can make it easier to revisit the site and make it more useful to you.”

Important aspects of cake and other similar technologies are used to remember user preferences. In this sense, they are seen as a tool for optimizing digital products, while helping to maintain and improve their services.

In the same way, they also function as a kind of filter to identify popular.bots’.

As reported by Sammit Adhya, Google Product, Privacy, Security, and Protection Manager, during 2022 the regulator interpreting European laws requiring this type of banner has updated the guidelines for compliance. Within the country, it mentions France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Spain and the UK.

“On the basis of these conversations and the special directives of the French National Commission on Informatics and Freedom (CNIL), we have now completed a complete redesign of our approach, including changes to the infrastructure we use to handle cookies”, Adhya announced in an article published on Google’s official blog.

The novelty is that the company drafted a notification of consent from cake which will offer users two options so they don’t have to see more windows each time they visit a website: ‘Deny all’ and ‘Accept all’.

“This update means that we need to redesign the way cake on google site and make deep, coordinated changes to Google’s critical infrastructure. Furthermore, we know that this change will not only affect Search and YouTube, but also sites and content creators who use them to help grow their businesses and make a living,” Adhya said in his article.

For now, the tool is already available on Google and YouTube search engines in several European countries. Regarding its implementation in Colombia or other American regions, the company has not provided further information.

*With information from Europa Press.

Roderick Gilbert

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