After expanding the feature to five new countries earlier this month, Apple today has again rolled out CarPlay to new countries. As noted on Apple’s iOS 8 Feature Availability page, CarPlay is now supported in Denmark, Netherlands, New Zealand, Russia, and Sweden. CarPlay is available in 25 countries total with today’s additions.
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Earlier this month, CarPlay support came to Brazil, China, India, Thailand, and Turkey, even though the CarPlay Maps are not available in those countries. In today’s new additions, however, CarPlay does support Apple Maps.
CarPlay has slowly been gaining momentum after a scattered launch. Pioneer earlier this month released its second-gem CarPlay head units. Wireless CarPlay is also on the horizon, although at this point we’re still waiting on hardware support for this feature. You can read our full review of CarPlay on Pioneer’s first-gen NEX head unit here.