Design system

The Android Auto interface is designed to work well on a car screen through strategic choices of color, typography, and other visual elements.

Color

Provides a driving-optimized color palette and gradients, plus guidance about contrast, day and night color modes, and more

Motion

Provides guiding principles for when to use motion – and when not to use it – in an automotive context

Sizing

Provides guidance for sizing and positioning icons and touch targets to make them easy for drivers to see and touch

Typography

Provides a typographic scale and reference grid, plus guidance for using type sizes and styles that minimize cognitive load on drivers