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Android Auto, Google’s in-car operating system for smart cars, has finally debuted in India. The service is now also available in other emerging economies such as Brazil, Russia among others, in what is Android Auto’s biggest international roll out since launch.

The launch seems pretty relevant — specially in India and Brazil — considering that both these countries have one of the fastest growing automotive industries in the world, and both have dense Android penetration.

The same was announced via a tweet from Android’s official handle,

And if you haven’t recognised a lot of those flags, here’s a list of countries getting this feature: Argentina, Austria, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala, India, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Russia, Switzerland, Uruguay, and Venezuela.

Android Auto was announced by Google in 2014, and offers an in-car app integration system, wherein users can connect their smartphones and control apps from their cars’ screens.

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