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.

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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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DoctorKrabs Avatar
117 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:
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mattopotamus Avatar
117 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...
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6836838 Avatar
117 months ago
Boy, America really do like to make fugly cars!
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goldfronts1 Avatar
117 months ago
That photo was taken at the Natural History Museum of Utah in Salt Lake City :)

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117 months ago
Boy, America really do like to make fugly cars!
Fatties need fat vehicles. :D
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MacFan1957 Avatar
117 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!
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