CarPlay Overview Updated July 24, 2017

CarPlay

A smarter, safer way to use your iPhone in the car

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CarPlay is an iOS feature that makes using your iPhone simpler and easier while in the car.

Here’s how Apple describes CarPlay:

Available on select cars, CarPlay is a smarter, safer way to use your iPhone in the car. CarPlay takes the things you want to do with your iPhone while driving and puts them right on your car’s built-in display. You can get directions, make calls, send and receive messages, and listen to music, all in a way that allows you to stay focused on the road. Just connect your iPhone and go.

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How to find cars with CarPlay:

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CarPlay Stories Today

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Steve Jobs famously compared tablets and laptops to cars and trucks, saying that cars would suit most people’s needs, but there would still be those who needed more powerful and capable trucks. If your automotive needs fall into the latter category, Honda has you covered with a CarPlay option in the 2018 Ridgeline …

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CarPlay Stories July 20

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Google Play Music for iOS now works with Apple’s CarPlay feature when used with compatible car systems. CarPlay support lets Google Play Music users safely control music playback from the built-in car display using a streamlined interface.

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CarPlay Stories July 17

AAPL: 149.56

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Apple CarPlay included in 2018 Honda Accord 2.0T, available on 1.5T & Hybrid this fall

Honda has announced that the 2018 Honda Accord will offer CarPlay support as part of a new 8-inch infotainment system.

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CarPlay Stories July 11

AAPL: 145.53

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Volvo brings Apple’s CarPlay to its semi trucks with new VNL series

Volvo Trucks North America has announced today that its new VNL series of semi trucks will include the option for Apple’s CarPlay. Volvo is seemingly the second manufacturer to bring Apple’s in-dash platform to heavy trucks after Scania announced the same back in April.

CarPlay Stories June 29

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The first aftermarket Wireless CarPlay receiver to hit the market is now available to order. Alpine’s iLX-107 was introduced back in January and can now be purchased through authorized dealers.

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CarPlay Stories June 28

AAPL: 145.83

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Honda adds CarPlay to its 2018 Fit Sport

It’s getting easier to find new cars that offer Apple’s CarPlay feature, but it’s still not standard on every new model yet. Honda is expanding which models it offers CarPlay on, however, by bringing CarPlay to its new 2018 Fit for the first time.

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