Google announced this year an update of the service for Android Auto drivers, and now there is information
What is known
This was told by several forum participants.Reddit The new version completely changed the appearance of the application, moved the navigation bar to the bottom, updated the notification center, and also added Dark Mode with a dark interface. According to the first reviews, it became more convenient to use the updated service in the car.
When to expect
The update is distributed by the server, so you have to wait until it gets to your device.