Google Maps Adds Fuel Calculator In UK Directions

Google Maps has added a fuel calculator widget to the bottom of your driving directions, at least in the UK. For example, if you are driving from Manchester to Edinburgh and scroll down to the bottom of the driving directions you will find a link to the fuel cost estimates. If you click on the […]

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Google Maps has added a fuel calculator widget to the bottom of your driving directions, at least in the UK.

For example, if you are driving from Manchester to Edinburgh and scroll down to the bottom of the driving directions you will find a link to the fuel cost estimates. If you click on the link, it will let you adjust the price per liter.

Here is a picture:

Google Maps Fuel Costs

This is currently not available in the U.S. but I suspect it might come soon. Google has not yet announced this feature, nor do I see this feature in the “labs” are of Google Maps in the US.

Hat tip to Google Maps Mania for spotting this.


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Barry Schwartz
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Barry Schwartz is a technologist and a Contributing Editor to Search Engine Land and a member of the programming team for SMX events. He owns RustyBrick, a NY based web consulting firm. He also runs Search Engine Roundtable, a popular search blog on very advanced SEM topics.

In 2019, Barry was awarded the Outstanding Community Services Award from Search Engine Land, in 2018 he was awarded the US Search Awards the "US Search Personality Of The Year," you can learn more over here and in 2023 he was listed as a top 50 most influential PPCer by Marketing O'Clock.

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