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Topic: carplay

Apple CarPlay added to 2019 Subaru WRX line

05/25/2018, 10:05 am

Subaru's WRX sport compact, famous for its use in racing, will get Apple CarPlay support for the first time in the 2019 model year.

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Wireless Apple CarPlay support included in new Pioneer dash receivers

05/24/2018, 12:05 pm

Pioneer has launched two new CarPlay-compatible receiver units, both of them including a rare feature in the CarPlay world: wireless compatibility.

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2019 Lexus ES will be carmaker's first model to integrate CarPlay support

04/25/2018, 02:04 am

After Toyota unveiled its first CarPlay-compatible model, the Corolla Hatchback, last month, the Japanese carmaker on Tuesday announced plans to introduce Apple's infotainment system to its luxury division with the 2019 Lexus ES.

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AppleInsider Podcast discusses CarPlay's future, HomePod orders, Facebook, and more

04/13/2018, 08:04 am

This week on the AppleInsider podcast, Victor and Mike talk about whether or not sales are soft for the HomePod, and what Apple could do about it, as well as Zuckerberg's appearance in DC.

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CarPlay becoming pivotal purchase priority for new car buyers

04/12/2018, 08:04 pm

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.

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Wish list: 9 new CarPlay features for iOS 12

04/09/2018, 09:04 pm

After seeing release four years ago, Apple's CarPlay continues to gain traction in the automotive world as it bulks up on features with each major revision of iOS. As frequent users of the in-car infotainment platform, we amassed quite a wish list of features and changes we hope to see unveiled alongside iOS 12 at WWDC in June.

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Mazda gives in, to deliver Apple CarPlay support with 2018 Mazda6

03/28/2018, 10:03 pm

After promising future support for Apple's CarPlay earlier this month, Mazda on Wednesday revealed two upcoming models will boast integration with the infotainment system, with the first set to launch this summer.

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CarPlay marquee feature of new Honda Insight & Lexus UX luxury models

03/26/2018, 01:03 pm

Honda and Lexus today formally revealed new CarPlay-ready vehicles for the New York International Auto Show, including the former's 2019 Insight hybrid sedan and a completely new Lexus line, the UX compact crossover.

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Apple CarPlay, Qi wireless charging arrive in 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback

03/23/2018, 01:03 am

Longtime CarPlay holdout Toyota is making good on promises to deliver Apple's automotive infotainment platform to drivers, and plans to integrate the technology in its all new 2019 Corolla Hatchback this year.

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FCA and Volkswagen offer six-month Apple Music trials to new car buyers

03/06/2018, 05:03 pm

Apple is partnering with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles in the U.S. and Volkswagen in Europe to offer new car buyers six months of Apple Music with select models supporting the CarPlay platform, doubling the streaming service's normal trial period.

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Subaru readies 2019 Ascent SUV with Apple CarPlay standard

02/16/2018, 02:02 pm

Subaru this week announced pricing for its latest SUV, the 2019 Ascent, which will come with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto on every trim when it rolls out this summer.

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Acura rolls out MDX Sport Hybrid SUV with Apple CarPlay

01/31/2018, 10:01 am

Honda's luxury Acura brand is on Thursday launching the 2018 MDX Sport Hybrid, a sport utility with support for Apple CarPlay, which lets iPhone owners control Siri and compatible iOS apps from their dashboard.

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BMW to charge drivers $80 per year for CarPlay access in 2019

01/16/2018, 07:01 pm

Since 2016, BMW has offered Apple CarPlay integration as a one-time add-on option, but that will soon change, as the German car maker is switching to a subscription model for 2019.

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Toyota concedes, reveals plans to launch first cars with Apple CarPlay

01/15/2018, 10:01 am

Perhaps the longest major CarPlay holdout, Toyota on Monday announced that it will be bringing the platform to the 2019 Avalon, as well as other vehicles in the 2019 model year -- including some from its luxury Lexus brand.

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Honda teases 2019 Insight hybrid with optional Apple CarPlay

01/11/2018, 11:01 am

Honda on Thursday previewed the 2019 Insight, which will optionally support Apple's CarPlay interface for connected iPhones.

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Alpine iLX-F309 equips CarPlay-compatible in-dash receiver with 'floating' 9-inch display

01/09/2018, 03:01 pm

Alpine has big ambitions for the iLX-F309 in-car infotainment system, as the Apple CarPlay-compatible aftermarket head unit boasts a nine-inch screen that 'hovers' out from the dashboard, allowing it to be installed in vehicles that cannot usually house an oversized screen without customization.

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Tidal music streaming comes to Apple's CarPlay

12/06/2017, 04:12 pm

Tidal -- the on-demand music service co-owned by artists like Jay-Z -- is now available to stream on vehicles equipped with Apple CarPlay.

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SiriusXM comes to Apple CarPlay for easier control

11/30/2017, 03:11 pm

Satellite radio service SiriusXM has updated its iOS app with support for CarPlay, offering an alternative to native dash interfaces, aftermarket receivers, or simply mounting an iPhone.

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iHeartRadio adds podcasts to app for Apple CarPlay

11/29/2017, 09:11 am

Drivers with a CarPlay-compatible vehicle have a new option for listening to podcasts, thanks to an update to the iHeartRadio app for the iPhone.

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Honda's 2018 Gold Wing is first CarPlay-compatible motorcycle

10/25/2017, 12:10 am

Honda's Gold Wing has a reputation among motorcycle enthusiasts as a gadget-laden -- read bloated -- trailer on two wheels. For 2018, the company is looking to sharpen the edges while retaining many of the comfort-forward features for which the platform is known, which for 2018 includes Apple CarPlay compatibility.

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