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The feature is buried away when you start navigating from point A to B. You have to be able to change the car or vehicle icon in iOS. The feature allows customisation of your vehicle from the standard arrow to a red car.
To do so, you have to start navigation. Then you can tap the arrow icon, which opens a small popup menu will let you change the vehicle icon. The feature works in a similar manner in an iOS app. Google is yet to confirm this change officially.
The search engine giant has been secretly adding new features to Maps. It has added a Covid layer to the Maps app earlier this year. A tool shows information about the COVID-19 cases, along with a heat map. To use this heat map in Google Maps, the users have to tap on the layer button.