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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...

Porsche Unveils Apple CarPlay-Equipped Head Units for Vintage Models

Porsche has just unveiled a new line of Apple CarPlay-equipped head units designed to replicate the vintage look of classic Porsches while still featuring modern connectivity. According to TechCrunch, the vintage-style official Porsche radios can fit in vehicles from the ‘60s to the ‘90s and are available in 1-DIN or 2-DIN variants. The German automaker...

iPhone 11 Users Reporting Audio Cutouts with Wireless CarPlay

A growing number of iPhone 11 users are reporting audio cutouts and other glitches with wireless CarPlay, 9to5Mac is reporting. According to an Apple Support Community thread, the majority of reports are related to the BMW-made Mini, as well as with the BMW Series 1, Nissan, and Honda car models. Below are some common CarPlay issues reported by...

2019 BMW Canada Owners to Pay for Apple CarPlay with Subscription Service

2019 model year BMW models will be charged to use Apple’s CarPlay in a new subscription model, whereas most other car manufacturers offer the service for free. Here’s how BMW explains Apple CarPlay Preparation on its BMW ConnectedDrive website: Do you have an iPhone and want to connect it to your BMW when you are...

2018 Lexus Models Get Apple CarPlay Update in Canada, USA [u]

Last spring, Lexus announced their first vehicle to support Apple CarPlay would be the company’s new 2019 UX crossover coming to Canada and the USA. Now, it appears Lexus Canada has made 2018 vehicles eligible for an update to get Apple CarPlay, according to a recent change on the company’s website. A footnote on the...

NHL App Gets Apple CarPlay Support Ahead of 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs

With the 2019 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs just around the corner, the NHL iOS app has been updated to support Apple CarPlay. According to the app update, the NHL says "Introducing Apple CarPlay! In compatible vehicles you’ll be able to listen to your favorite team's games on the go." This update means you’ll be able...

How to Connect and Use Apple CarPlay in the 2019 Honda Civic

If you recently bought a 2019 Honda Civic, a new video tutorial has been shared by Honda Canada describing how to connect your iPhone and get Apple CarPlay up and running. Honda Canada says to ensure your iPhone is running the latest version of iOS and also to use an official or MFi USB cable...

Mazda Canada Apple CarPlay, Android Auto Retrofit to Cost $443

Back in the spring, Mazda Canada announced to customers it would offer an Apple CarPlay retrofit option for its older models this fall. Last month, Mazda finally released details and pricing on what this CarPlay—and Android Auto—retrofit would cost. According to Mazda Canada, their Genuine Mazda Accessory for the 2018 Mazda 6 and 2019 Mazda...