“Chevy announced earlier this year it would be bringing Apple’s CarPlay to production vehicles this year, and now those first cars with the infotainment feature from Apple are rolling off the line and going out to dealerships and consumers,” Darrell Etherington reports for TechCrunch. “The very first production Chevrolet with CarPlay installed was the silver, 650-HP Corvette Z06.”
“So far, rollout of new vehicles with the software actually enabled for end-users have been slow (the Ferrari FF is the only confirmed one so far), but Chevrolet’s production shipments represent the beginning of what’s likely to become a widespread trend,” Etherington reports. “The iPhone maker already revealed at WWDC this year that it will be adding dynamic support from different display sizes and aspect rations, and that auto makers will be able to create their own CarPlay apps to control in-cabin functions like AC.”
Read more in the full article here.
MacDailyNews Take: What’s faster, automakers delivering “new” technology or molasses flowing uphill?
Hopefully, this finally spreads to other vehicle makers quickly!
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Bill” for the heads up.]