“FCA, the parent company of Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep branded cars, has a new version of its Uconnect infotainment system that will support Apple CarPlay and Android Auto,” Wayne Cunningham reports for CNET.
“The new version, according to FCA, will feature hardware upgrades resulting in better response and processing,” Cunningham reports. “The addition of a capacitive touchscreen also allows support for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.”
“With these features, iPhone and Android phone users can plug their smartphones into the car, making use of their phone’s navigation, texting and other apps, through voice and touch commands,” Cunningham reports. “With the adoption of Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, FCA joins GM, Honda, Hyundai, Audi and a growing list of automakers supporting these features.”
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