Tag: Android Auto

Some new BMW cars are being shipped out without Apple CarPlay and Android Auto

BMW is temporarily sending out brand new cars to customers, without any support for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The company has stated that this is due to a chip shortage, but it will be fixable later this year via an over the air update. BMW has been using new chips, but they require some updated software in order to support Apple ‌CarPlay‌ and Android Auto. To this end, BMW […]

Android 11 will have wireless Android Auto support for the majority of phones

Once Google has fully released Android 11, the support for wireless Android Auto will be greater as Google has made some necessary changes to allow it. Wireless Android Auto was launched quite a while ago, back in 2018 but only a couple of phones supported it, notably Nexus and Pixel users and then later on Samsung supported it too on high end models. With Android 11, support will be rolled […]

BMW will support Android Auto next year

BMW has long been charging a yearly fee for CarPlay, which it has now ditched because why would you charge for CarPlay? Every other car company includes it as no charge. And now, BMW has announced that by July 2020 it will finally support Android Auto. However the support is only wireless, which isn’t an issue with CarPlay as all phones work with wireless CarPlay, but only a few Google […]

Toyota’s new 2020 Corolla will work with CarPlay

In the US marketplace, the Toyota Corolla has been the best selling car for a very long tine – as long as we can remember. With the new 2020 Toyota Corolla, the company is bringing the nameplate back to the UK, which will be replaicing the current Auris. But with the brand new 2020 Corolla, Toyota has finally added support for Apple CarPlay and Google’s Android Auto. Whether or not […]

CarPlay and Android Auto for Toyota US pickups coming for 2020 models

Toyota today has announced an all new pickup truck in the US, the 2020 Sequoia at the Chicago Auto Show as well as some exciting CarPlay and Android Auto news for US customers. The 2020 Sequoia joins a roster of TRD Pro vehicles that includes the Tacoma mid-size and Tundra full-size pickups and 4Runner SUV. Toyota CarPlay & more For the 2020 model year pickups from Toyota in the US, […]

Kenwood will be one of the first to include wireless on Android Auto

While Apple CarPlay has been out for a good couple of years now, Google’s Android Auto has required a bit more time to catch up, for example wireless connectivity for CarPlay has been out since iOS 10 but with Android Auto, it’s only just starting to show up now. Google did announce the support for it in the middle of 2016, but has taken till now to come into fruition. […]

Android Auto is now available in 18 more countries

As CarPlay is expanding week by week, Google is also focusing on making Android Auto available in more countries and in more cars. Just this week, Google has expanded the in-car-infotainment to 18 more countries. Android Auto is now available these countries and more Austria Brazil Colombia Switzerland India Russia Puerto Rico https://plus.google.com/+android/posts/eYxmW4uRFjX

Ford Sync 3 will be available in Europe this summer

Ford have been slow at adopting new technologies really in years gone by, but to be fair the company has been making some big strides recently with its Ford Sync in car infotainment system, while Sync 1 and Sync 2 have been impressive in their own way the latest iteration Sync 3 really leaps forward with a much better UI for the Ford section and while it still doesn’t really […]