In an announcement on Tuesday, Google said that soon users will be able to see the travel routes, which are less damaging to the environment while navigating.
The tech company will soon be unveiling up to 100 new updates.
According to Glasgow, Google in collaboration with the National Renewable Energy Lab of the US Energy Department is developing a routing system that will take the steepness of the road and traffic congestion into account to reduce the consumption of fuel.
"Soon, Google Maps will default to the route with the lowest carbon footprint when it has approximately the same ETA (estimated arrival time) as the fastest route," vice president of product, Dane Glasgow said in a blog post.
Improvements to Google Maps tap into artificial intelligence for features including figuring out more fuel-efficient ways to get around.
"In cases where the eco-friendly route could significantly increase your ETA, we'll let you compare the relative CO2 impact between routes so you can choose."
Google is also going to start alerting Maps users when a travel route is heading for a low-emission zone where higher-pollution vehicles such as diesel cars are not allowed.
Those alerts will launch in June on the Maps mobile app in Britain, France, Germany, the Netherlands, and Spain.
Google Maps was also tweaked to provide users with more comprehensive views of travel options that may be more eco-friendly than driving.
And, air quality information along the way is being added to some routes displayed by Maps, launching first in Australia, India, and the United States.
Google is also working to keep people on course once inside locations such as airports, shopping malls or train stations, according to Glasgow.
A Live View feature that already augments what Maps users see when looking through smartphone camera lenses will display arrows and other tips to guide them outside is getting an inside version.
"Live View can help you find the nearest elevator and escalators, your gate, platform, baggage claim, check-in counters, ticket office, restrooms, ATMs and more," Glasgow said.
Inside Live View was added for some shopping malls in a handful of US cities and will roll out in coming months for select airports, malls, and transit stations in Tokyo and Zurich, according to Google.