Google Assistant can now hail an Uber or Lyft

Google Assistant finally lets you book Uber, Lyft rides

Google Assistant can now hail an Uber or Lyft

It will likewise supply details about estimated costs and wait times for each ride service so that you may compare the pricing.

Users can hail a ride from any device that with Google Assistant, whether it's an Android phone, iPhone, Google Home, or any other smart speaker.

Whether you use companies like Uber or Lyft frequently, or just every now and then, remember that Google Assistant can quickly book you a ride to your destination. The app will ask you to choose from popular ride-hailing service like Ola, Uber, Grab, and Lyft along with a price estimation. "Book me a ride to IGI airport". But if you want to get a ride from a particular provider, you can ask Google to book from that particular service provider as well.

It is important to note that this particular feature has always been implemented by other digital assistants like Siri and Alexa. This new feature is great for the time when you are in a hurry.

Now Google is upping the ante by integrating rideshare and taxi services directly into the Assistant. Then it's up to you to choose which vehicle service you want. The complete list of the operators has not been released yet.

Amazon's Alexa has been able to order Lyft and Uber rides since 2016. Recently, Google assistant has got an absolutely new makeover, it was given to make the experience of the user easy and flexible. Finally, Google says "first in English and any country where one of our supported ride service partners operate".

With Google expected to launch a screen-laden Google Assistant speaker called the Google Home Hub, these features are likely to trickle down to more products and markets in the coming months.

Google has recently confirmed that the company is also rolling out an update that will redesign Google Assistant's user interface.

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