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Buick and GMC Announce CarPlay Coming to Select 2016 Vehicles

General Motors today announced that select 2016 model year Buick and GMC vehicles will support CarPlay and Android Auto through the IntelliLink system, including the 2016 Buick LaCrosse and Regal and 2016 GMC Canyon, Yukon and Sierra. Buick and GMC will support CarPlay at the beginning of the model year and add Android Auto compatibility to select vehicles later in the model year.

2015 GMC
The built-in IntelliLink screen will indicate when a CarPlay or Android Auto compatible smartphone is connected via USB, enabling quick and easy access to Maps, Phone, Messages, Music, Podcasts and third-party apps such as Spotify, Rdio, iHeartRadio, CBS Radio and MLB At Bat. CarPlay also uses Siri voice control and interfaces with your vehicle's knobs, dials and buttons for hands-free or eyes-free control of your iPhone.

GM announced in late May that it is adding CarPlay and Android Auto support to 14 new 2016 Chevrolet models later this year, with the 650 HP Corvette Z06 the first vehicle to roll off the assembly line and head to dealerships. GM's luxury car brand Cadillac will also be adding CarPlay and Android Auto support to its 2016 model vehicles equipped with a CUE 8-inch multi-touch screen, excluding the SRX Crossover.

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Tags: Android Auto, General Motors, Buick, GMC


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17 months ago

Boy, America really do like to make fugly cars!

If you want to make that conclusion about one car, I'll make my judgements about Japanese and British design based on this:
Rating: 6 Votes
17 months ago

Change the name 2 CarPlayRumors, we don't care about this ********.


speak for yourself. I am looking at a new vehicle later this year or early next. I care...
Rating: 5 Votes
17 months ago
That photo was taken at the Natural History Museum of Utah in Salt Lake City :)

Rating: 3 Votes
17 months ago

Boy, America really do like to make fugly cars!

Fatties need fat vehicles. :D
Rating: 3 Votes
17 months ago
Boy, America really do like to make fugly cars!
Rating: 3 Votes
17 months ago
It's only a matter of months before Buick and GMC owners can say:



Rating: 2 Votes
17 months ago

Sorry, if you base you car buying decision on whether it has CarPlay or not there is something wrong.

This just in:
Barbie & Ken Roadster to get Carplay.

That is how important these threads are. MR you can do better. We get it there will be more and more cars with it.

BTW: Never saw the San Francisco Apple store report. Millionaire's wife sues Apple for profiling her daughter, because she was black and had a black AMEX card!
Last week.


I lease my vehicle's so do not make any modifications. The stock player is actually important for this reason. It is a must for my next car. That may be wrong to you, but it is important to me. The car I have for 24 months pretty much stays as is from the day I get it.

Before anyone says it.....I do not need advice on leasing vs buying or how people think it is a waste. I like to have a new car every few years and never worry about maintenance.
Rating: 2 Votes
17 months ago

Sorry, if you base you car buying decision on whether it has CarPlay or not there is something wrong.


Why can't someone have CarPlay as a buying decision, why does it offend you so much? I have a number of things I'm looking for in a new car and yes CarPlay is one of them. Technology is becoming an ever more important part of a car and I want the best, as in something built my Software people, not car makers!
Rating: 2 Votes
17 months ago

Boy, America really do like to make fugly cars!


Gotta be a truck person. I'll admit I don't care for the "new" Step Side Box shown here.
Don't forget most of the "Big Flat Front" designs are from Crash Requirements directed toward making a Human impact (30mph) more survivable.
You also have the hollow "crumple section" in the Hoods to assist in keeping the person from going face first into the windshield.

The Ford F-150 is completely built out of Aircraft Grade Aluminum for 2015. Ford now has 2 plants at 100% 3- shifts and each truck is already sold as it rolls off the line.

Again, you have to be a Truck person. ;)
Rating: 1 Votes
17 months ago

I would trade my BMW in for a Tesla ANY day..... BMWs have the worst interface, and the connected drive is a joke. Great drive though! I don't enjoy driving too much because I'm usually stuck in traffic...


Don't know which iDrive you're talking about but the newest one is awesome and the interface is a joy and ease to use.
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