As part of its iOS 13 unveiling today at WWDC, Apple announced what it called "the biggest update to CarPlay yet."

f1559584834
The new version of ‌CarPlay‌ will feature a new interactive dashboard to view music, maps and more in a single view. It also includes a new, more advanced in-vehicle version of Apple Maps.

The Calendar and Music apps have also been redesigned to improve the user experience, while Siri will be able to deliver directions and music from third-party apps like Pandora and Waze.

Top Rated Comments

dominiongamma Avatar
40 months ago
Probably a silly question - but will CarPlay need to be updated on my car as well as the phone? Or will it only be for new builds?
Just update your iPhone to iOS 13 and you are all set
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
C DM Avatar
40 months ago
Interesting. So the CarPlay-enabled cars don't ever get firmware or software (updates)?
They can get those from the manufacturer, but those would essentially be separate/different from CarPlay itself that comes from and gets updated via iOS.
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
mattopotamus Avatar
40 months ago
I’m downloading the beta just for this!
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Agent OrangeZ Avatar
40 months ago
I’m downloading the beta just for this!
Why? 3rd Party apps won't support it until the official launch in September.
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
xnatex Avatar
40 months ago
Probably a silly question - but will CarPlay need to be updated on my car as well as the phone? Or will it only be for new builds?
Your car has some software installed to be CarPlay compatible, but the updates and actual CarPlay software is in iOS. All you have to do to update CarPlay is use the latest iOS on your connected device.
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
jmh600cbr Avatar
40 months ago
most importantly is homekit notification - until now i couldn't open my garage through carplay
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)

Popular Stories

2022 back to school apple

Apple Launches 2022 Back to School Offer: Up to $150 Gift Card With Mac or iPad

Friday June 24, 2022 5:08 am PDT by
Apple today launched its annual "Back to School" promotion for college/university students in the United States and Canada. This year's promotion offers a free Apple gift card with the purchase of an eligible Mac or iPad, rather than free AirPods like last year. Apple is also offering students 20% off AppleCare+ plans during the promotion. Apple is offering a $150 gift card with the purchase ...
apple ar headset concept 2

Apple CEO Tim Cook Hints at AR/VR Headset: 'Stay Tuned and You'll See What We Have to Offer'

Wednesday June 22, 2022 6:34 pm PDT by
CEO Tim Cook this week did an interview with China Daily, where he once again commented on on the future of augmented reality and hinted at Apple's work on an AR/VR headset. Render via designer Ian Zelbo Cook said that Apple is excited about the opportunities available with augmented reality, which is not too far off from prior comments that he's made, but he went on to say that people should ...
airpods pro 2 1

AirPods Pro 2 Said to Feature Upgraded H1 Chip, Find My, Heart Rate Detection, USB-C and More

Friday June 24, 2022 9:48 am PDT by
The next-generation AirPods Pro could come with a long list of new features that include heart rate detection, the ability to function as a hearing aid, and a USB-C port according to a report from 52Audio. The site claims that it has received new information on the AirPods Pro 2, and it has used that information to provide some renders on what the earbuds might look like. Design wise, there...
customize wallpaper setting ios 16

iOS 16 Beta 2 Tidbits: New Wallpaper Colors, Backup Over LTE, SMS Filtering and More

Wednesday June 22, 2022 2:16 pm PDT by
Apple today seeded the second betas of iOS 16 and iPadOS 16 to developers for testing purposes, and the new betas introduce new features and refine some of the changes that Apple made with the first iOS 16 release. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. Lock Screen Photo Wallpaper Customization When customizing a photo on the Lock Screen, there are two new DuoTone and...
home app ios 16

Apple Confirms iPad Will No Longer Be Supported as a Home Hub in iOS 16

Wednesday June 22, 2022 12:38 pm PDT by
The iPad will no longer be able to be used as a home hub following the launch of iOS 16, iPadOS 16, macOS Ventura, and the HomePod 16 software this fall, Apple confirmed today. As discovered in iOS 16 code by MacRumors contributor Steve Moser, Apple says that the iPad will no longer be supported as a home hub. This information will be displayed in the Home app after updating to iOS 16.A home ...
apple ar headset concept 1

Apple Rumored to Announce 'Game-Changer' AR/VR Headset in January 2023

Friday June 24, 2022 2:52 am PDT by
Apple is "likely" to announce its long-rumored mixed-reality headset as soon as January 2023, Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has reiterated. Concept render based on purported leaked information by Ian Zelbo In a detailed post on Medium, Kuo explained that Apple's headset will be a "game-changer" for the augmented-reality and virtual-reality market. Describing some of the headset's...