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Volkswagen To Integrate CarPlay In 2016 Models

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It was surprising to not see Volkswagen’s name on the list of car manufacturers going for CarPlay integration. Although Volkswagen was one of the first partners for integrating iPod into cars. To put all conjectures to an end Volkswagen is in talks with Apple to embed the iOS-based feature CarPlay into its VW line. Read More

29 Car Makers Partner With Apple For CarPlay

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With nine new car makers, Apple now has 29 CarPlay partners. These car makers have committed to include CarPlay integration in their future vehicles. CarPlay was officially introduced in March and since then has been in news for integration with various applications and partnering with multiple car manufacturers. Read More

Apple’s Podcast App Gets Support For Siri And CarPlay

podcastsThe new update for Apple’s Podcast App allows users to use voice command for Podcasts using Siri integration. It also supports the new CarPlay mode for in-vehicle entertainment systems using either the physical or touchscreen console controls. Simple voice controls like “Play Podcasts” to start playing the list or just naming the Pod with the prefix “Play” would play the Pod or Station labeled accordingly. This hands free option is good during the in vehicle operation and supplements the latest launch – CarPlay. It gives podcasts a reach to car infotainment system that iOS 7 now offers through CarPlay. Read More

Mercedes-Benz Will Offer Android Based In-Car Systems Once They Are Available

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In January, Google announced and founded the Open Automotive Alliance, which was a collection of automobile giants working to integrate Android’s in car systems in their upcoming car models. Read More

Mercedes-Benz and Volvo Display CarPlay In New Models

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Right on cue with the announcement of Apple’s in-car iOS powered system called CarPlay, Mercedes-Benz and Volvo have just given us a glimpse of what this system will really look like in action. Read More

CarPlay By Apple Is Now Officially Live

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Apple today officially announced its in-car integration feature named ‘CarPlay’ which allows drivers “a smarter, safer way to use your iPhone in the car”. Expected to launch later this year, Apple today revealed features at the Geneva International Motor Show. Read More