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Google Now starts showing gas stations along your route

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Google already has ways to find gas stations before you hit the open road, but it hasn't usually offered relevant stations. Wouldn't you want to see pumps that don't require a big detour? You might not have that problem from now on. Numerous drivers have noticed that Google Now is showing a "gas stations on your route" card that highlights fill-ups based on the direction you're driving. The feature isn't all that practical when you're the one behind the wheel, but it could help your passengers point out those much-needed pit stops well before your tank runs empty. Let's just hope this eventually applies to charging stations as well -- EV drivers need love, too.

[Image credit: Kevin McLaughlin, Google+]