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Apple CarPlay to Let Drivers Pay at the Pump from Dashboards

Apple is working on a new CarPlay feature that will direct users to the nearest gas station and let them pay to fill their tank up directly from their car's dashboard — reports Reuters. The feature is expected to roll out as part of the major CarPlay update Apple announced at WWDC 2022 earlier this month....

Polestar Brings Apple CarPlay Support via OTA Software Update

As reported by Tesla North, Polestar has just confirmed its recent over-the-air software update for the Polestar 2 will include support for Apple’s newly updated CarPlay feature. With Apple CarPlay, drivers can use Siri and the infotainment system to control their iPhone apps using an Apple interface via the touchscreen and dashboard.  Last month, Polestar had announced it...

Apple CarPlay Gets Major Update: Widgets, Multiple Displays and More

[caption id="attachment_374950" align="aligncenter" width="980"] Image: Apple[/caption] Apple announced the next generation of CarPlay during the Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) keynote earlier today. CarPlay is available on 98% of new vehicles in the U.S., Apple said during the announcement. What's more, 79% of car buyers said they wouldn't consider purchasing a vehicle that didn't support CarPlay....

PlugShare App for Electric Vehicle Drivers Gets Apple CarPlay Support

California-based PlugShare announced on Monday its iOS app has been updated to support Apple CarPlay for electric vehicle (EV) drivers. “We’re driven by the needs and feedback of EV drivers, and CarPlay has been, without question, one of the most requested features from our community”, said Nick Wild, PlugShare’s co-founder and CEO, in a statement...

Apple CarPlay Support Comes to A Better Routeplanner Navigation App

As noted by the folks over at Tesla North, popular navigation app for electric vehicle owners called A Better Routeplanner (ABRP) has just been updated to version 4.0.35 which brings Apple CarPlay support for premium users. ABRP is the essential app for EV owners to easily plan their road trips and have all the hard...

Pioneer’s Latest In-Dash Receiver with Wireless Apple CarPlay Debuts at CES 2021

Pioneer has just debuted its latest DMH-WC5700NEX in-dash receiver at the all-digital CES 2021, featuring a 6.8-inch touch screen with wireless Apple CarPlay, built-in Amazon Alexa and Android Auto, as well as a variety of multimedia entertainment capabilities. Thanks to its modular form factor and availability of two different optional extension cables, the DMH-WC5700NEX is also...

Spotify Testing New Queue System With Improved CarPlay Interface

Spotify has begun testing a new CarPlay interface as a beta within TestFlight, which incorporates a queue system. The beta version of the app is available now. As a part of the new interface, users can now keep tabs on the upcoming tracks that will be played without having to look at their phones. Within...

Waze Update Includes CarPlay Dashboard Support

The Waze app has been updated to include support for CarPlay Dashboard. [caption id="attachment_345004" align="aligncenter" width="640"] MacRumors[/caption] A new report from MacRumors explains that Waze has released a new update for its Apple iOS app, which adds support for the split-view CarPlay Dashboard mode. This feature was previously offered in the beta version of the...

Google Maps Now in Apple’s CarPlay Multi-Pane Dashboard, Apple Watch App Coming Soon

Apple introduced third party app support for CarPlay’s multi-pane view dashboard back with iOS 13.4, and now Google Maps supports the latter. Today Google announced Maps now supports CarPlay Dashboard, allowing for Google Maps to show on the multi-pane overview, along with a section for turn-by-turn navigation. "The information is displayed in a split screen view so...