Send results and directions to your car or navigation device

You can send business listings and directions found in Google Maps to a number of different navigation devices using the Send to Car feature. Click on the name of your vehicle or device below for more information.

 

Audi

This service allows you to send business listings, street addresses and geographic positions found in Google Maps to your Audi.

What is required to use this service?

  • A compatible vehicle infotainment system
    For Audi A8 produced in 2010 or later, the service is available in selected European markets for vehicles equipped with the Audi MMI Navigation plus and the Audi Bluetooth car phone online.
  • A user account on myAudi, where you have added your vehicle and obtained a myAudi-PIN in the online services configuration section.
    If you do not yet have an account at myAudi, please create a new account on the myAudi website before using this service:
    • myAudi website (international version): http://www.audi.com/myaudi
    • myAudi website (in German): http://www.audi.de/myaudi
  • A cellular data connection, in either format:
    • A mobile phone with data plan bonded in car phone mode (SIM Access Profile)
    • A SIM-card with data plan inserted in the SIM-card slot of the MMI Navigation plus
BMW - My Info

This service allows you as a BMW Assist subscriber to use MyInfo to send business listings and street addresses found in Google Maps to your vehicle: Simply search for businesses or street addresses on Google Maps and send the listing to your BMW.

  • How can I send business listings or street addresses to my BMW?
    Just visit maps.google.com and search for any business or street address. When it appears, open the info window and click click More > Send. In the resulting pop-up choose Car and select BMW, then type in your e-mail address on file with BMW Assist as the account name, a personal note if desired, maybe a phone number, and hit Send. Optionally, you may also add a personal message and a telephone number to an address.

    When you get into your BMW, simply go to the MyInfo or Message section within the BMW Assist menu and select the listing desired. You can now call the phone number directly with your Bluetooth® linked mobile phone or if your BMW is equipped with a navigation system you can immediately start route guidance.
     
  • Where does it work?
    Google MyInfo is currently supported for BMW Assist subscribers in the United States, Canada, Germany, United Kingdom, Austria and Italy. Availability may vary from model to model*.

  • Can I send data from Google Maps to a BMW which is not mine?
    Just enter the corresponding BMW Assist account name (their e-mail address on file with BMW Assist in the USA and Canada).

  • What if I don't want my BMW to receive destinations from Google Maps?
    Yes, Google MyInfo can be disabled for your BMW*. Disabling MyInfo will prevent destinations from being transferred to your BMW, but will still allow the use of all other BMW Assist services.

  • Why did my destination not reach the car?
    Please check if the BMW Assist account name was entered correctly, a valid BMW Assist subscription is in place and that MyInfo has not been disabled.

For more information about BMW Assist and Google MyInfo, please visit the BMW website.

* Please check country specific availability and functionality in your BMW with your local BMW center for further information.

GPS device
You can send any business or street address to your GPS. Supported brands include Pioneer. Just visit maps.google.com and search for any business or street address. When you find the location, click the balloon on the map, click more, select Send, choose “GPS” and select your device’s brand. Type in the email address, phone number, GPS ID code, or serial number associated with your GPS device. Click Send.
Infiniti
This service allows you to search for a business, street address, or point of interest and transfer it from the Google Maps website to the navigation screen in your vehicle.

What is required to use this service?

  • A compatible vehicle infotainment system 
    For Model Year 2013 JX, M, and Q56 vehicles equipped with Infiniti Connection.
  • A user account on the Infiniti Owner Portal, where you have added your vehicle to your garage. 
    If you do not yet have an account at https://owners.infinitiusa.com, please create a new account before using this service.
  • Active Infiniti Connection subscription. 
    If you do not have a subscription, click “Infiniti Connection” from the Infiniti Owner Portal 

How to use the service:

  1. Search for a business, street address, or point of interest.
  2. Click More > Send in the address’s info window.
  3. Click the Car tab in the "Send to:" window.
  4. Select Infiniti from the "Make" drop-down menu.
  5. Enter your Infiniti Owner Portal ID (your email address) in the My Account field.
  6. Press the Send button.

To look up or change your primary Email address, please log in to your Owner Portal at https://owners.infinitiusa.com, click Personal Details and select Update My Email ID/User ID.

In Vehicle:

  1. Turn vehicle on.
  2. From Info, select Infiniti Connection.
  3. Select Sync All Information Feeds.
  4. Choose Yes in the box confirming you would like to connect now to sync feeds.
  5. From Infiniti Connection menu, select All Information Feeds.
  6. Select Google, then select the address sent from Google.com/maps. The address will be updated as your destination on the navigation screen.

For Q50 In Vehicle:

  1. Turn vehicle on.
  2. From the home screen, scroll to the right for more Apps.
  3. On the Apps page, select the Google Online Search App.
  4. Click Sent Location. Choose desired location from the list of locations that have been sent to the vehicle.
  5. Click Navigate and Yes to begin navigation to the address.
Kia UVO
This service allows you to send destinations to your Kia vehicle’s navigation system. What is required to use this service?
  • Navigation System with UVO eServices. Please refer to your owner’s manual or kia.com to see if your vehicle comes equipped with this system.
  • MyUVO account. Please ensure you have registered your MyUVO account on myuvo.com.
  • Compatible smart phone with UVO eServices smart phone app installed. Please ensure you have downloaded the UVO eServices smart phone app before using this service.

After you register your MyUVO account and have installed the smart phone app, launch the app and log in. You will log in with the same email address and password you saved when registering your MyUVO account.

After you log into the app, select the Kia vehicle you wish to drive and then select “My POIs”. If you do not see the destination you recently sent from Google Maps, you may refresh the list of destinations by selecting Get Destinations.

Note: If you add a location when you have already saved 25 locations on your MyUVO account, the first location you saved will be deleted. In this case, it is recommended that you delete a location from your MyUVO account first before adding another on Google Maps.

MINI
Just visit maps.google.com and search for any business or street address. When you find the location, click the balloon on the map, click more, select Send, choose “Car” and pick “MINI.” Type in your MINI Connected account name and click Send.
Mercedes-Benz

Using Google Maps with your navigation device

This service allows you to send destinations (business listings and street addresses) and routes found in Google Maps to Mercedes-Benz vehicles equipped with mbrace (USA only) or COMAND Online (outside USA). Simply search for a business or an address on Google Maps and send the listing to your car. Your in-car navigation system can provide directions to this destination.

What information can I send?

COMAND Online (outside USA) With COMAND Online, you can send destinations (business listings and street addresses) and routes generated on Google Maps to your vehicle.

How can I send destinations to my car?

mbrace: Search for a business listing or street address in Google Maps and click on the pin to open the info window. Within the info window select more, select Send, choose “Car” and pick “Mercedes-Benz.” Enter the email address associated with your mbrace account, and click Send.
When you get into your car, simply press the mbrace 'i' Button to complete the download of your address to your vehicle's navigation system. If you send more than one address, you will need to press the 'i' Button once for each address you wish to download (Note: the addresses will download in the same order they were sent). You can immediately start route guidance, or save the destination information for future use. Remember, if you have multiple Mercedes-Benz vehicles equipped and activated with mbrace, each address you send will be retrievable by all vehicles associated with the e-mail address you specified in your mbrace account.
COMAND Online: Search for a business listing or street address in Google Maps and click on the pin to open the info window. Within the info window select more > Send, and enter your COMAND Online ID, and click Send. Your COMAND Online ID is either your Vehicle Identification Number or email address (you are able to change this in your vehicle under COMAND Online -> Options). These destinations and route are now available on our COMAND Online server for download. mbrace (USA only) The mbrace system allows you to send destinations (business listings and street addresses) to your vehicle. Currently mbrace does not support sending routes.
To use the destination and routes in your car, please follow these steps:
  1. Within the COMAND system click the globe symbol in the main application line. The services carousel appears.
  2. Select and click the COMAND Online service tile. The COMAND Online main page loads and is being displayed.
  3. Select and click the Destination/Route Download service tile. A list of routes and destinations available on the COMAND Online server appears.
The destinations and routes in this list provide the following functionality:
  • Display Details
  • Navigate to destination/along route
  • Import into Personal POI folder (on SD Card)
  • Import into Address book (only destinations)
  • Call (only destinations - if phone number available)
  • Delete destination/route from COMAND Online server
For more details, please consult your owner manual.

How can I configure routes for my car? (COMAND Online only)

With COMAND Online you can also send routes generated on Google Maps to your vehicle. Learn how to generate routes.

Where does it work?

mbrace The Google Send-to-Car feature is currently enabled for business listings and street addresses in the U.S. and Canada, but you can only send listings to Mercedes-Benz vehicles in the U.S. enabled with mbrace.

COMAND Online COMAND Online Destination/Route download works in vehicles equipped with COMAND Online. Find out which countries the Google Send-to-Car functionality is available in.


COMAND Online Users are only charged for the in-vehicle COMAND Online data usage according to their contract with their mobile network provider.

Nissan

This service allows you to search for a business, street address, or point of interest and transfer it from the Google Maps website to the navigation screen in your vehicle.

What is required to use this service?

  • A compatible vehicle infotainment system
    For Model Year 2013 Altima, Sentra, Titan, Xterra, Frontier, and NV200 vehicles equipped with NissanConnect, as well as Model Year 2014 Versa.
  • A user account on the Nissan Owner Portal, where you have added your vehicle to your garage.
    If you do not yet have an account at https://owners.nissanusa.com, please create a new account before using this service.
  • Enrollment in NissanConnect
    This includes registration through the Owner Portal and completing enrollment in the vehicle.
  • A cellular phone which has been paired via Bluetooth in your vehicle.
    A supported mobile phone, paired in vehicle.

How to use the service:

  1. Search for a business, street address, or point of interest.
  2. Click More > Send in the address’s info window.
  3. Click the Car tab in the "Send to:" window.
  4. Select Nissan from the "Make" drop-down menu.
  5. Enter your NissanConnect ID in the "Nissan account" field.
  6. Press the Send button.

To look up or change your primary Email address, please log in to your Owner Portal at https://owners.nissanusa.com, click Manage My Personal Info and select Update My Email ID/User ID. (this may change if it’s the NissanConnect ID per the comment above)

In Vehicle:

  1. Turn vehicle on.
  2. From the Menu, select Google Send to Car.
  3. Select Update Send to Car Items.
  4. Select the address sent from Google.
  5. You will have the option to store the address to your address book, call the business, show it on a map, or begin navigation to the address.

Nissan LEAF

This service allows you to search for a business, street address, or point of interest and transfer it from the Google Maps website to the navigation screen in your vehicle.

What is required to use this service?

  • A compatible vehicle infotainment system For Model Years 2011, 2012 and 2013 Nissan LEAF vehicles equipped with CARWINGS.
  • A user account on the LEAF Owner Portal, where you have added your vehicle. If you do not yet have an account at https://www.nissanusa.com/owners/login, please create a new account before using this service.
  • Active CARWINGS subscription. If you do not have a subscription, launch “CARWINGS” from the LEAF Owner Portal vehicle status section.

How to use the service:

  1. Search for a business, street address, or point of interest.
  2. Click More > Send in the address’s info window.
  3. Click the Car tab in the "Send to:" window.
  4. Select Nissan from the "Make" drop-down menu.
  5. Enter your LEAF Owner Portal ID in the "My Account" field.
  6. Press the Send button.
  • To look up or change your primary Email address, please log in to your Owner Portal at https://www.nissanusa.com/owners/login in the LEAF Owner portal, click Manage Account. Update your email address from the Owners Profile section.

In Vehicle:

  1. Turn vehicle on.
  2. From the Menu, click CARWINGS.
  3. Select All Information Feeds.
  4. Select the Google Maps folder.
  5. Select Send to Car. The vehicle will automatically connect to the info center and the address most recently sent via Google.com/maps will begin routing.
Toyota

What is required to use this service?

  • A supported navigation system in your car
    Please refer to your owner's manual to check if your system is compatible for this service.
  • A user account on Toyota portal, where you should have registered your car navigation system
    If you do not have an account, you can create a new account on my.toyota.eu and register your car along with the navigation system. You will need your Vehicle Identification Number and navigation system Identification Number to create an account.
  • A compatible mobile phone with data plan
    The mobile phone should be paired with the navigation system in the car. The list of compatible mobile phones is available at my.toyota.eu web portal.

How can I send a destination to my car?

  1. Visit Google Maps and search for your destination
  2. From the results, select your the red pin to open the info window and choose More > Send.
  3. In the pop-up window, select Car, then select Make as Toyota and provide your Toyota username. Click on “Send” button.
  4. Authenticate using your Toyota password, if you are not already authenticated.
  5. Select where you want to send this destination and click on “Send”.

How do I retrieve the destinations sent from Google Maps in my car?

Downloading destinations directly to your car:
  1. Verify on your mobile phone that the Internet connection is active.
  2. Pair a compatible Bluetooth® phone to your navigation system.
  3. Set up the Internet connection on the navigation system using your username and password.
Using USB stick to upload the destination:
If you do not have a compatible mobile phone you can still use a USB stick to import the destinations from your “Send to car destinations” directly to your navigation system.

For more detailed information, refer to the vehicle owner’s manual or my.toyota.eu web portal.

Where is this service available?

This service is currently available in Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Germany, Spain, Finland, France, Italy, Liechtenstein, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland and United Kingdom. In the future, more countries will become available. Please check my.toyota.eu to view the latest list.