Porsche Taycan Gains Support for Apple Maps EV Routing

Porsche today announced that Taycan models in the United States are adopting Apple Maps EV routing in CarPlay, a feature that will direct Taycan owners to nearby electric vehicle charging facilities.

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The Apple Maps EV Routing option will allow Taycan users to plan travel routes that include stops for charging. Prior to now, Taycan owners had to exit out of ‌CarPlay‌ in order to create a route that included charging stops.

Taycan vehicles include the Porsche Charging Planner, designed to optimize stops based on the anticipated state of charge upon arrival to a destination, traffic conditions, and average speed, but ‌Apple Maps‌ EV Routing is now available as an alternative for those who use ‌CarPlay‌.

‌Apple Maps‌ EV Routing uses real-time vehicle information to help customers get to their destination, with charging stops recommended when necessary. ‌Apple Maps‌ analyzes elevation changes along a route and other factors to determine when to suggest a charging stop, and if the vehicle's battery gets too low, it will provide a route to the nearest compatible charging station.

Porsche says that ‌Apple Maps‌ EV routing is available to U.S.-based Taycan owners who have installed the latest My Porsche app on their iPhones.

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Top Rated Comments

ThexBurning Avatar
13 months ago

better than tesla's garbage infotainment and routing
Is that a joke? Do you have a Tesla? Tesla infotainment and routing is near perfect.
Score: 23 Votes (Like | Disagree)
scheinderrob Avatar
13 months ago

teslas are so common, i can literally call up 40 different people on my contacts and ask to borrow their car.
just own up to it man. you tried to call me out and i proved you wrong.

the car isn't a good quality car. i bought one and regret it. im not sure what's so hard to understand?
Score: 14 Votes (Like | Disagree)
13 months ago
The Porsche Taycan in my head appreciates this.
Score: 13 Votes (Like | Disagree)
zakarhino Avatar
13 months ago

better than tesla's garbage infotainment and routing
Whilst I prefer CarPlay overall it has to be said Tesla's system is not complete garbage. Regardless of everyone's opinions on CarPlay vs OEM OS, Apple Maps vs. OEM routing, Tesla has the best system responsiveness out of all of them -- it's iPad level fast for most functions. I'm hoping next generation CarPlay changes this so that we can drive cars without ever interacting with the built in OS.
Score: 12 Votes (Like | Disagree)
scheinderrob Avatar
13 months ago

lmao, tell me you've never driven a tesla without telling me you've never driven a tesla.

Is that a joke? Do you have a Tesla? Tesla infotainment and routing is near perfect.
so, what were you saying again about not owing a tesla?

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Score: 11 Votes (Like | Disagree)
scheinderrob Avatar
13 months ago

Is that a joke? Do you have a Tesla? Tesla infotainment and routing is near perfect.

Say more about Tesla's "garbage" routing. What's wrong with it? I'm curious. I have no opinions since I don't have an EV (only rode in one once).

ah yes, 'near perfect', eh?

but aside from this, the UI is simplistic and lacking many features of a modern GPS system. it's like a 2005 era tomtom.

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