ChargePoint, Inc., a fundamental electric vehicle (“EV”) charging network, by and by working with Android Auto, is rolling out the improvement to electric mobility less difficult and more seamless for drivers. This new integration brings fundamental EV charging functionality inside the vehicle, allowing drivers to helpfully get to charging information clearly from their infotainment system.
ChargePoint Introduces New Feature For EV Drivers
“At ChargePoint, we understand that the shift to electric mobility relies upon driver experience, and ChargePoint’s Android Auto application is another significant development in the evolution viably in progress, driven by software and extended connectivity,” said Bill Loewenthal, Senior Vice President, Product, ChargePoint. “By joining fundamental charging data directly into the vehicle’s infotainment system, drivers are substantially more drawn in and informed. With the ability to relate their phone clearly to their EV through Android Auto, drivers as of now approach ChargePoint application information straightforwardly on the vehicle display. The improved connection among application and vehicle tends to the accompanying stage in how drivers and passengers are controlling mobility and how ChargePoint is passing on advancement solutions to fit the necessities of EV drivers now and later on.”
Beginning today, Android users will really need to handle the power of the ChargePoint application on their vehicle display by essentially interfacing an Android phone, with the ChargePoint application presented and running Android 6.0 or above, to an Android Auto compatible vehicle. Key features of the application include:
- Map with nearby stations;
- Ability to check station status;
- Select the station list for more organized information;
- Start a charging session;
- Channel nearby stations by charging speed, availability and cost;
- Compatibility with the driver’s EV make and model; and
- If a station is involved, the driver can use the in-vehicle application to click Notify Me to find when the station becomes open again.
This integration with Android Auto features ChargePoint’s decade notwithstanding commitment to improving the experience for drivers and associations helping with speeding up the shift to electric mobility.