July 5, 2022

What you need to know

  • During Google IO 2022, Google revealed it plans to let you cast content from your phone to your car’s entertainment display. 
  • It will cast audio without displaying video that could disrupt drivers’ attention.
  • Google will also let you cast your Android phone to a Chromebook for the first time.
  • Google announced a new list of casting partners in the audio and TV space, including Sennheiser, LG, Bose, Sony, JBL, Vizio, and TCL.

Amidst the flurry of Google I/O 2022 news arriving on Wednesday, Google dropped an intriguing Chromecast hint for people who spend a lot of time on the road. Google Senior Product Manager Liza Ma revealed that you’ll be able to cast content from your Android phone to your car’s entertainment display.

Separate from Android Auto, this new casting feature would let you send a video from your phone directly to your car’s display.