Hyundai

Apple Car Will Be Build on Hyundai’s E-GMP Battery Platform: Ming-Chi Kuo

Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo on Monday added fuel to the idea of the Apple Car and a partnership with Hyundai. If Kuo's analysis rings true, the California-based tech giant isn't only eyeing Hyundai, but General Motors and Stellantis, too. AppleInsider reported on Kuo's latest remarks in an investor note for TF Securities, which specifically link Hyundai's recently revealed E-GMP platform to the...

Apple and Hyundai About to Finalize Electric Car Deal: Report

According to Reuters, Cupertino, California based tech giant Apple Inc. and Korean automaker Hyundai Motor are all set to sign an agreement for the production of autonomous electric vehicles (EVs) in March. The information comes from local Korean news publication Korea IT News, which published a comprehensive report on the matter earlier today, complete with quantitative details...

Hyundai Canada Rolls Out Apple CarPlay Upgrade for More Models

Hyundai Canada last fall introduced its Apple CarPlay and Android Auto upgrade program to Canada, which let customers with older models upgrade their car’s software to install CarPlay on their own. The program appears to have added some more models, as iPhone in Canada reader Petko says he was finally able to get an upgrade...

Security Bug in Hyundai’s Mobile App Made Cars Susceptible to Theft

Cyber security firm Rapid7 has claimed in a report that a security flaw in Hyundai's mobile app, that allows a car to be started remotely, made vehicles susceptible to theft from high-tech thieves for three months before the company fixed the bug in March. Hyundai has acknowledged the bug's existence and said it moved quickly to fix the...

Hyundai Expands Free Apple CarPlay Integration Offer to More Vehicles [US Only]

Hyundai has today expanded its free Apple CarPlay integration offer to several more existing models via a software update, completing the rollout of smartphone integration across the 2017 model year lineup (via PRNewswire). The do-it-yourself installation, which is compatible with CarPlay as well as Android Auto, is now available free of cost through MyHyundai.com. The software will also be available...

Hyundai’s DIY Installation Software For CarPlay Integration Released

Hyundai Motor America has today announced the release of do-it-yourself installation for adding smartphone integrations to several of its existing models. The software update compatible with CarPlay and Android Auto is now available at no cost through MyHyundai.com. The software will also be available at Hyundai dealerships nationwide for an installation fee, starting in June. Versions of the Sonata, Santa...

Hyundai Sonata to Receive CarPlay Support in Q1 2016

Speaking with the Detroit Free Press, Hyundai finally entered the spotlight, not to explain the delay in adding support for Apple's CarPlay, but to announce that CarPlay will be available to Sonata owners in the first quarter of next year (via MacRumors). That's roughly a year later than originally promised. The carmaker originally said back...

You Can Now Remotely Start Your Hyundai With an Apple Watch

Hyundai has today updated its Blue Link iOS app with Apple Watch support, allowing users to remotely start their cars using the smart wearable. According to The Verge, the Watch-compatible Blue Link app brings features like remote engine start and stop, remote door lock and unlock, remote light flashing, and a car finder with a map, among other options....

Hyundai to Debut New Infotainment Units with Apple CarPlay at CES 2015

Hyundai has today announced it is going to unveil its all-new Display Audio infotainment system at next month’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2015, with support for Apple’s CarPlay and Android Auto, which will be offered in select 2016 models. The new in-dash system will also feature the next generation Blue Link system with Connected Care, a suite of safety...

Hyundai Announces CarPlay for 2015 Sonata Models

Hyundai today announced that it will bring the Apple CarPlay technology into its Sonata lineup of automobiles as early as next year. Hyundai joins Ferrari, Mercedes-Benz and Volvo in adopting the recently introduced Apple technology that brings the iOS experience on four wheels. Hyundai’s latest Audio Video Navigation (AVN) systems are already recognized for their...