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The ‘next-generation’ of CarPlay is launching this year; here’s everything we know
Since its initial introduction, Apple’s CarPlay platform has become ubiquitous. It’s available in the vast majority of new cars on the market today, and for good reason: it’s one of the top things people look for when buying a new car. At WWDC last June, Apple announced what it calls the “next generation of CarPlay.” […]
Porsche expands CarPlay to more classic cars with new retrofit head units
Porsche is a strong supporter of Apple’s CarPlay platform, particularly in regards to helping owners retrofit CarPlay in classic Porsche cars. As part of those efforts, Porsche has expanded support for retrofitted Bluetooth and CarPlay infotainment systems to early-2000s cars… This is an extension of what Porsche has been doing for the past few years. […]
CarPlay wallpaper options expand in iOS 16 beta 4, download images here
CarPlay wallpaper options will expand by three when iOS 16 is released this fall. All three new wallpapers are available in CarPlay, starting with today’s fourth developer beta release. Changes in iOS 16 Apple previewed a massive overhaul with the next generation of CarPlay at its developer conference in June. While the much more expansive [?]
Apple CarPlay expands in over-the-air update to newer Android-Automotive powered Volvos
An over-the-air (OTA) update has brought Apple CarPlay to newer Android-Automotive powered Volvos. CarPlay has been missing on Volvo models ever since the carmaker went with Google’s operating system. Volvo’s been issuing OTA updates for over a year, hoping to ‘make ownership easier and more flexible’, according to EV. The last update was in April, [?]
New iOS 16 CarPlay feature could let you pay for fuel from your car's screen
At WWDC, much of the attention was on the fancy next-generation CarPlay Apple previewed, but those experiences won’t appear in cars for several years. Near term, something new for CarPlay in iOS 16 is the addition of new supported app categories for ‘fuel and driving tasks,’ [?]
Apple eyes fuel purchases from dashboard as it revs up car software
Apple Inc wants you to start buying gas directly from your car dashboard as early as this fall, when the newest version of its CarPlay software rolls out, accelerating the company’s push to turn your vehicle into a store for goods and services.
Audio In The Car: The Android Way for Radio - Radio Ink
A plethora of car manufacturers are actively seeking to place Android Automotive in their vehicles. Like Apple Car Play, this system manages the automotive experience and, for radio broadcasters, creates some interesting opportunities.