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On December 20, 2021, Bolt, a popular carpooling service, is now easily accessible for consumers through a direct integration with Huawei Petal Maps. The Bolt app is already available on AppGallery and the latest integration will make operations even easier.
Users of Huawei phones with Huawei Mobile Services (HMS) and Petal Maps now have the ability to find directions and travel times from one location to another. The service will also bring you services such as car, public transport, walking and cycling, which can also be checked while driving.
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Once activated, the user will be redirected to the Bolt app to book a driver, check driver details and distance, and see how much the ride will cost. The latest addition will further enhance the functionality of Petal Maps, which has now reached 20 million Monthly Active Users (MAU) in the global market, these number 7 million in Europe and are available in over 166 countries.
Since launching at Sumer 2020 on AppGallery, Bolt has grown in popularity with over 12 million downloads worldwide. On the other hand, the app guarantees affordability, reliability and safety, while being one of the fastest ridesharing services available.
“The user experience of Petal Maps is greatly enhanced by the integration with Bolt, and we believe the association also validates the sophistication of our mapping application,” said Derek Yu, President of the Central and Eastern Europe region, Nordic and Canada. “Huawei’s collaboration with Bolt has allowed us to launch three different apps (Bolt, Bolt Food and Bolt Driver) in just 12 months, not only for our European users, but also in Africa, and we are proud to play such a role. important in expanding Bolt’s audience around the world.
The two companies have also collaborated in software development with Bolt on Huawei Petal Maps integrating Huawei’s Map Kit, which allows it to power the app with custom displays and interactions for HMS devices.
Petal Maps has recently been enhanced with new updates, including Lane Guidance which aims to help drivers enjoy improved route planning and assistance in complex traffic situations, and Offline Maps, which enables users to take advantage of the search and navigation functions, even when they have no signal.
Plus, finding amenities is made easier with its new and improved “one-touch” search features that display multiple services such as nearby gas stations, restaurants, ATMs and convenience stores.