Apple Updates List of CarPlay Automobiles with 2017 Models
Apple has updated their website to note new 2017 vehicle models from car manufacturers where CarPlay is supported.
Below are the recent updates:
- Acura: 2017 NSX
- Chevy: 2017 Bolt
- Honda: 2017 Ridgeline
- Kia: 2017 Forte
- Mitsubishi: 2016 Pajero Sport
- Porsche: 2017 718 Boxster; Macan
Other 2017 models listed from before include Audi’s 2017 A4 and Q7; Hyundai’s 2017 Elantra; Mitsubishi’s 2017 Mirage; and Volvo’s 2017 S90.
Here’s how Apple explains their CarPlay solution:
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 plug in your iPhone and go.
CarPlay is compatible with seven of the company’s smartphones, starting with the iPhone 5 or newer.