China Automotive News Network In response to the current high-speed ETC charging confusion faced by the majority of car owners, Gaode Map urgently released a new version v10.25.3 on January 21st, the first to launch a new feature "ETC Reconciliation Assistant". Based on map navigation, this function can provide car owner users with detailed cost estimation details for each section of the expressway and the entire journey. If the owner has doubts about the toll amount, he can also use Gaode Map's route navigation records and "ETC" "Reconciliation Assistant" as a reference for review.
New version of Gaode Maps launches "ETC Reconciliation Assistant"
Starting at 00:00 on January 1, this year, all 487 highway toll stations across the country have been cancelled, and a new ETC system has been implemented. Coincident with the Spring Festival, a large number of car owners need to return home via high-speed, and some car owners report that due to the long distance, they may pass through multiple toll nodes, it is often difficult for car owners to calculate the full cost, lack of reference for the cost, and even car owners encounter abnormal charging Happening.
The person in charge of Gaode Map related products said: "A large number of loyal owners have reported to us recently, hoping to provide a reference function for ETC accounting. We are inescapable to respond quickly and effectively meet user needs. Therefore, many products and Technical staff carried out urgent research and development and launched the 'ETC reconciliation assistant' function within half a month. "
Gaode Map "ETC Reconciliation Assistant" can provide real-time segmented cost estimates
It is understood that the new version of Gaode Map v10.25.3 has been released on Gaode's official website, and the app store is being continuously updated. After enabling the "ETC Reconciliation Assistant" function, driving users can get real-time billing tips for each section of the highway during the journey navigation process; after the trip is over, they can also view the total cost estimate and detailed analysis of the entire journey. The segment details make it easy for users to understand the cost situation in a timely and intuitive way, so that they can be sure.
Gaode Map “ETC Reconciliation Assistant” can provide detailed cost estimation details
Industry experts pointed out that "after the cancellation of the provincial border station, the new ETC charging system implemented a segmented accurate charging model to collect tolls according to the actual driving path of the vehicle. The map navigation product is almost the only platform that accompanies the owner's journey throughout the entire journey, compared to other platforms The product knows more about the driving route, and the penetration rate among car owners is also very high. The 'ETC Reconciliation Assistant' launched by Gaode Map is a very good innovation, combining route navigation with accurate billing. If the relevant departments can integrate high-speed The billing standards and the data of the toll nodes are shared by the industry, and map products can also provide car owners with a better experience. "
According to authoritative data platform QuestMobile statistics, as of September 2019, Gaode Maps has monthly active users (MAU) of more than 480 million, ranking eighth on the entire network, and is the largest mobile travel platform in China. Gaode Map especially has a large number of owners, leading route planning and navigation services, and the first star navigation voice services. Some netizens commented, "If stars can be notified of ETC billing reminders, it may be easier to accept than receiving text messages after the fact."