Use Google Maps features for your electric vehicle

Important: This article is only for Google Maps built into your car. Feature availability or functionality may depend on your car manufacturer or regionLearn how to use Assistant on other platforms.

You can get useful information for your electric vehicle on Google Maps. You can find your car’s battery level on arrival, get important battery alerts, and find compatible charging stations.

Battery on arrival

When you search for a place on Maps, you’ll find your car’s estimated battery on arrival Battery on arrival. Once navigation starts, your battery on arrival will continuously update as you drive.

Battery alerts

While navigating to a destination:

  1. If your battery on arrival is low, you’ll get a low battery alert Low battery.
  2. If your destination is unreachable without charging, you’ll get an out of battery range alert Out of battery range alert.

You’ll be prompted to add a charging station to your route:

  1. Tap Add charging stop.
  2. Select a charging station.
  3. Tap Add stop Add stop and then Confirm Checkmark.

Search for charging stations

You can search on Maps for compatible plugs with your car and the total number of plugs at a station.

Learn how to add a charging station to your route before starting navigation or along the route during navigation.

If you add a charging station along the route, you’ll find a recommended minimum charging time. Charging times vary by the car’s battery on arrival, the car’s charging capabilities, and the station’s charging speed.

Tip: Tap a charging station for more info, like power output.

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