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Porsche chooses Apple Car Play instead of Android

Porsche and Apple Play come together this year There's no technological reason the 991/2 doesn't have Android Auto playing through its massively upgraded PCM system. But there is an ethical one. As part of the agreement an automaker would have to enter with Google, certain pieces of data must be collected and mailed back to Mountain View, California. Stuff like vehicle speed, throttle position, coolant and oil temp, engine revs—basically Google wants a complete OBD2 dump whenever someone activates Android Auto. Not ... Read more

APPLE Integration: Coming to a vehicle near you

In just five years, Apple's CarPlay API for iPhone integration will dominate the auto industry and will be installed in more than 24 million vehicles, according to ABI Research. I'm personally way beyond ready for full Siri integration and iPhone compatibility. The resonating echo of Steve Jobs' "synchronicity" keeps striking me every time I see this. As for myself and millions of other Apple users (though I don't consider myself an Apple fanboy) I love the functionality and intuitive nature of ... Read more

Is anyone else as pumped as I am for this to happen?

Apple today expanded its list of automobile manufacturer partners that plan to supportCarPlay in future models, adding a number of brands from the Fiat Chrysler group: Abarth, Alfa Romeo, Chrysler, Dodge, Fiat, Jeep, and Ram. Also officially joining the list of CarPlay partners today is Mazda (via Wired). These additions follow a recent announcement by Audi, which plans to integrate Apple's CarPlay system into its vehicles beginning in 2015. These new partners join existing CarPlay partners Mercedes-Benz, Volvo, BMW, Ford, Hyundai, GM, and Honda, which are ... Read more