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Topic: carplay

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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


2018 Nissan Rogue comes with Apple CarPlay standard, first U.S. car with ProPilot Assist

10/19/2017, 01:10 am

Nissan this week announced pricing for its upcoming Rogue crossover, saying all trim levels will come standard with the NissanConnect infotainment system featuring Apple CarPlay and Google's Android Auto.


Nissan debuts redesigned Leaf with Apple CarPlay, offers Apple Watch with reservations

09/05/2017, 10:09 pm

Nissan on Tuesday unveiled a redesigned version of the Leaf, an all-electric vehicle that doubles as the carmaker's advanced projects platform with features like single-pedal driving, ProPilot autonomous technology and Apple's CarPlay infotainment system.


Review: Alpine's iLX-107 is the first, and best, aftermarket wireless CarPlay receiver

08/20/2017, 09:08 pm

Alpine's newly released iLX-107 is the first infotainment system to boast wireless CarPlay compatibility, allowing users to listen to tunes, navigate, interact with Siri and more without a Lightning cable. AppleInsider went hands-on with the receiver and came away greatly impressed.


Sony previews new XAV-AX200 receiver with Apple CarPlay support

08/14/2017, 03:08 pm

Sony on Monday revealed the XAV-AX200, its latest aftermarket receiver with support for Apple's CarPlay, due to ship in North America by the end of the year.


Aston Martin & Mini join Apple's roster of CarPlay vehicles

07/27/2017, 03:07 pm

Several models from Aston Martin and Mini are now listed as CarPlay-ready on Apple's website, representing the brands' first entries into the platform.


Honda makes 2018 Ridgeline next truck to get Apple's CarPlay

07/24/2017, 01:07 pm

Honda has added another pickup truck -- the 2018 Ridgeline -- to its stable of vehicles compatible with Apple's CarPlay, which bridges Siri and iPhone apps with with dash interfaces.


Google's on-demand Play Music comes to Apple's CarPlay

07/20/2017, 05:07 pm

Subscribers to Google Play Music can now access the on-demand service via Apple's CarPlay, which bridges iPhone apps with in-dash interfaces in compatible vehicles.


Honda says Apple CarPlay coming standard on 2018 Accord 2.0T, optional on other trims

07/17/2017, 12:07 pm

Honda has announced that the 2018 Accord, launching this fall, will once again offer Apple's CarPlay, which allows iPhone owners to bridge Siri and select apps with a car's dash interface.


Volvo brings Apple's CarPlay to new VNL semi trucks

07/11/2017, 12:07 pm

Volvo on Tuesday launched its new VNL line of semi trucks, which in upgraded configurations support Apple's CarPlay standard, bridging iPhones with dash displays.