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April 13, 2018
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CarPlay becoming pivotal purchase priority for new car buyers

As smartphones near peak saturation in developed markets, new data suggests in-car infotainment systems like Apple’s CarPlay are quickly transitioning from a nice-to-have option to required feature for new vehicle buyers. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

March 29, 2018
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Mazda announces CarPlay for 2018 & 2019 cars, teases retrofit accessory for earlier models

After being touted as a CarPlay partner for over 3 years, Mazda today officially announced its plans to bring Apple’s in-car system to its vehicles. Mazda made the announcement at the New York International Auto Show, which has brought a … Continue reading

March 6, 2018
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Six month Apple Music trials to be bundled with some new CarPlay vehicles

Apple has teamed up with Volkswagen and Fiat Chrysler to offer a new perk for customers buying certain CarPlay-equipped cars. From May, eligible vehicles will come with a 6 month Apple Music trial, which typically runs $ 9.99 per month. Apple … Continue reading

February 17, 2018
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030: Apple Park pains, Subaru’s CarPlay, and Apple Watch impact | 9to5Mac Daily

Today we’ve got a fun story out of Apple Park, the latest new CarPlay option, HP pushing Apple products, and a stunning story about Apple Watch. 9to5Mac Daily is available on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, Stitcher, TuneIn, Google Play, … Continue reading

November 29, 2017
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iHeartRadio adds support for podcasts to its CarPlay application

iHeartRadio is expanding its CarPlay application. The company announced today that it is adding support for podcasts to the app, alongside several new features that make the podcast experience as seamless as possible… more… 9to5Mac

February 24, 2017
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Jeep & Porsche reveal new vehicles equipped for Apple’s CarPlay

Two major automakers, Jeep and Porsche, this week announced early details on new vehicles supporting Apple’s CarPlay — the latter company offering the platform on an unusually large 12.3-inch touchscreen. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

August 8, 2016
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Hyundai upgrades older Azera, Sonata & Veloster models with Apple CarPlay

Hyundai on Monday signaled the arrival of Apple CarPlay on 2015 and 2016 models of the Azera, as well as 2016 versions of the Veloster and Sonata Hybrid/Plug-In Hybrid. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

July 25, 2016
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CarPlay Now Available in All 2017 Ford Vehicles Equipped With SYNC 3

Ford has announced that its SYNC 3 infotainment system, which includes CarPlay and Android Auto, is now available across its entire 2017 lineup of cars, SUVs, light trucks, and electric vehicles in the United States. The expansion brings CarPlay to … Continue reading

June 14, 2016
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CarPlay in iOS 10: Improved Apple Music, removing & rearranging apps, more

CarPlay is something I’ve been following (and using) since it launched it late 2014. It was better than the status quo in many ways when it launched but had obvious room for improvements. iOS 9.3 made significant improvements to CarPlay … Continue reading

January 12, 2016
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iOS 9.3 Preview: First look at updated Apple Music + Maps apps in CarPlay [Video]

Earlier today Apple unloaded several new beta software updates including iOS 9.3 for iPhone which adds some handy new features to CarPlay. Specifically, both the Maps and Music apps for CarPlay were updated to work more like the iPhone versions on iOS … Continue reading