Waze, the Google-owned visitors and navigation app, announced Wednesday a partnership with comic Hasan Minhaj, who would be the latest private navigator, entertaining customers with relatable commentary on visitors, self-deprecating jokes and different humorous insights about driving.
Waze can also be launching new digital icons that seem on the Waze map. As an illustration, customers can get a “suburban dad” minivan icon, which represents Minhaj’s standing as a father, and a Hasan-inspired “Temper” icon, which is how drivers (aka Wazers) seem on the map. As soon as enabled, customers can navigate the street in “suburban dad vitality” style.
To entry the characteristic, go to “Customise your drive” within the menu and choose Hasan Minhaj. Whereas the brand new driving expertise is globally obtainable, the voice instructions are solely obtainable in English.
Waze is common for its celeb voice packages, which have beforehand featured stars like Arnold Schwarzenegger, Neil Patrick Harris and Morgan Freeman, to call a couple of. At present, Waze gives voice instructions from Christina Aguilera, the Jonas Brothers, Kehlani and extra.
“I’m excited to be partnering with Waze as your private navigator in my new driving expertise,” Minhaj mentioned in a press release. “The automobile is the place I give you a few of my greatest content material — from jokes about visitors stalls to my experiences with the dreaded ‘Examine Engine’ gentle. I believe everybody can relate to the absurdities of driving and I really like the chance to convey some humor to everybody on the roads.”
Minhaj is arguably well-known for his upbeat angle and witty jokes about nearly any topic conceivable, so customers will seemingly get a kick out of the brand new characteristic.
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