Mazda is now offering owners of older vehicles the ability to upgrade their infotainment systems to ones that are compatible with both Apple's CarPlay and Google’s Android Auto. Vehicles equipped with Mazda Connect from the 2014 model year and newer are eligible for a dealer-installed upgrade with smartphone integration capabilities. But it's not a free update.
Sony today announced the AV Center XAV-AX210 at the Mobile Electronics Association's KnowledgeFest 2018. The XAV-AX210 adds iDatalink Maestro support to the 6.4-inch display, which allows you a new way to connect the car's audio without losing the original functionality of the infotainment system
Mazda has announced that its 2018 Mazda 6 mid-size sedan will soon be Apple CarPlay- and Android Auto-compatible = and retrofittable. Beginning in September, dealers will be able to retrofit Touring, Grand Touring, Grand Touring Reserve, and Signature trim levels of its mid-size sedan with a kit that adds Apple and Android compatibility to the automaker's built-in infotainment system.
Ford is expanding its SYNC 3 connectivity platform Ã¢â‚¬â€œ allowing compatibility of Apple CarPlay and Android Auto Ã¢â‚¬â€œ throughout its entire 2017 U.S. vehicle lineup of cars, SUVs, light trucks and electrified vehicles.
Hyundai is adding smartphone integrations to several existing models today, via do-it-yourself installation. The software update compatible with CarPlay and Android Auto is now available at no cost through MyHyundai.com.