Tag: CarPlay

Toyota’s new 2020 Corolla will work with CarPlay

Toyota’s new 2020 Corolla will work with CarPlay

In the US marketplace, the Toyota Corolla has been the best selling car for a very long tine – as long as we can remember. With the new 2020 Toyota Corolla, the company is bringing the nameplate back to the UK, which will be replaicing the current Auris. But with the brand new 2020 Corolla, Toyota has finally added support for Apple CarPlay and Google’s Android Auto. Whether or not […]

CarPlay and Android Auto for Toyota US pickups coming for 2020 models

CarPlay and Android Auto for Toyota US pickups coming for 2020 models

Toyota today has announced an all new pickup truck in the US, the 2020 Sequoia at the Chicago Auto Show as well as some exciting CarPlay and Android Auto news for US customers. The 2020 Sequoia joins a roster of TRD Pro vehicles that includes the Tacoma mid-size and Tundra full-size pickups and 4Runner SUV. Toyota CarPlay & more For the 2020 model year pickups from Toyota in the US, […]

Jaguar and Land Rover will be offering CarPlay in 2019

Jaguar and Land Rover will be offering CarPlay in 2019

Jaguar Land Rover is set to be soon offering support for Apple’s CarPlay and Google’s Android Auto very soon with its new 2019 model range, and then the new models which come afterwards. CarPlay, or iOS in the Car as it was first known as back in 2014 has been slowly rolling out to new cars with new manufacturers and also some older car models being added all the time […]

WhatsApp now works on CarPlay

WhatsApp now works on CarPlay

Today WhatsApp has been added to the list of supported apps on CarPlay, more notable is that it is the first third-party app on CarPlay which supports messaging. Other apps, mainly music ones are offered such as Spotify and Google Play Music. But today WhatsApp was updated to add in support for CarPlay, which allows the driver to read unread messages, ask Siri to read those messages as well as […]

Toyota and Lexus to add CarPlay to 2019 models

Toyota and Lexus to add CarPlay to 2019 models

At the North American International Auto Show in Detroit today, Lexus unveiled its latest car – The 2019 Avalon saloon car and according to a post from Apple blog MacRumors, it is the first new car from Lexus that will support CarPlay from Apple. This is something which a handful of car journalists have criticised Lexus for, as all the big main manufactures now support CarPlay and or Android Auto, including Volkswagen, […]

Tidal now works with CarPlay

Tidal now works with CarPlay

Today, Tidal have updated their app to now be compatible with Apple’s CarPlay platform so users will now be able to access their collection as well as the unique Explore section. Tidal is Jay Z’s music streaming service and it mainly focuses on high fidelity audio. While it has been around for a few years now, it’s never managed to gain much traction, at least compared to Spotify, Apple Music and even […]

Amazon Music is now on Apple CarPlay

Amazon Music is now on Apple CarPlay

CarPlay has been out for a few years now and really the amount of apps you can get for it hasn’t really expanded that much, above all for in the car music apps are certainly at the top of the list. Since it’s launch Apple Music has been available and so has Spotify. Now Amazon has jumped on board with the latest version of the iOS app for Amazon Music which […]

CarPlay will be coming to BMW models later this year

CarPlay will be coming to BMW models later this year

Apple has had CarPlay around for a number of years now. It was originally announced at the 2013 WWDC alongside iOS 7, dubbed iOS in the Car at the time it has taken a while to catch on, but as it stands 2016 looks to be the year of the next generation of in car infotainment systems. Both Apple’s CarPlay and Google’s Android Auto are becoming very popular this year with […]

New 2017 Ford Escape in the US will have CarPlay

New 2017 Ford Escape in the US will have CarPlay

Ford announced earlier this week that the first car in the US to support Sync 3 will be the brand new 2017 Ford Escape, the model is one of the company’s best selling models and the newest edition focuses more on refinement and quality. The addition of Sync 3 also makes Apple CarPlay and Android Auto available for users, bringing Siri, Apple Music, Apple Maps and more to your dashboard. […]

Ford Sync 3 will be available in Europe this summer

Ford Sync 3 will be available in Europe this summer

Ford have been slow at adopting new technologies really in years gone by, but to be fair the company has been making some big strides recently with its Ford Sync in car infotainment system, while Sync 1 and Sync 2 have been impressive in their own way the latest iteration Sync 3 really leaps forward with a much better UI for the Ford section and while it still doesn’t really […]