Google purchased a popular social traffic app called Waze on tuesday with $1.03 billion. Waze is the world’s fastest-growing community-based traffic and navigation app. Join other drivers in your area who share real-time traffic and road info.
saving everyone time and gas money on their daily community.
Key features of waze
Traffic is not only red lines on the map
it helps you to get alerted before you approach accidents, police, road hazard or traffic jams. these all info shared by other drivers in real time. it’s just like personal heads-up from a millions of your friends on the road.
community edited maps, you won’t hit a dead end
waze community editors works to constantly improve and update the Waze maps. that’s why they’re the first to reflect changes happening in your neighborhood, constantly improving routing for everyone.
your friends just arround you
you can check you friends also driving in some other destination.you can connect with them trough facebook. Coordinate everyone’s arrival times when you pick up or meet up with friends. Now you’re effortlessly in sync when you drive together.
its also helps for save on gas, petrol and time
you can Navigate to the cheapest station on your route, all powered by community-shared gas prices. By working together to report prices at the pump, Waze drivers can always save some gas money.
Google confirmed the purchase in a blog post on Tuesday: “The Waze product development team will remain in Israel and operate separately for now. We’re excited about the prospect of enhancing Google Maps with some of the traffic update features provided by Waze and enhancing Waze with Google’s search capabilities.