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Korean Report Says Kia Partnership With Apple Still Possible

Thursday February 25, 2021 7:25 pm PST by
Apple and Hyundai subsidiary Kia signed a memorandum of understanding last year, agreeing to pursue cooperation in eight sectors, including electric vehicles, according to a new report from South Korean news site Chosun Biz, cited by Reuters. Earlier this month, following weeks of rampant "Apple Car" rumors, Hyundai and Kia in regulatory filings said they are not in discussions with Apple to ...
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Apple Car Latest: Kia Talks With Potential Partners About Vehicle Assembly in Georgia, While Apple Seeks Supply Deals With Japanese Automakers

Friday February 5, 2021 1:21 am PST by
Apple Car rumors continued to surface on Friday, with reports that Hyundai Group affiliate Kia has approached potential partners about a plan to assemble Apple's autonomous electric vehicle at its West Point plant in the U.S. state of Georgia (via The Wall Street Journal). Kia Corp. has approached potential partners about a plan to assemble Apple Inc.'s long-awaited electric car in Georgia,...
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2020 Toyota Supra Features Wireless CarPlay

Monday January 14, 2019 12:38 pm PST by
Toyota today announced that its all-new 2020 Supra sports car, introduced at the annual Detroit Auto Show this week, will feature wireless CarPlay. 2020 Toyota Supra The upgraded 3.0 Premium trim, starting at $53,990 in the United States, will feature an 8.8-inch wide-format touchscreen display with wireless CarPlay, a premium 12-speaker JBL audio system, and Qi-based wireless smartphone...
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Alfa Romeo, Audi, Genesis, Jeep, and Kia Debut New CarPlay Vehicles at LA Auto Show

Wednesday November 16, 2016 7:17 am PST by
A number of new CarPlay-enabled vehicles are making their North American debuts ahead of the 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show this week, including models from Audi, Kia, and Hyundai's luxury brand Genesis. Interior of all-new 2018 Audi Q5 (European model shown) Audi introduced a trio of CarPlay vehicles, including the all-new 2018 A5 and S5 cars and Q5 SUV. Audi's standard smartphone interface...
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Kia to Release CarPlay Software Update for Select 2014 to 2017 Models

Tuesday July 19, 2016 7:31 am PDT by
Kia has announced that CarPlay and Android Auto will be available as free software updates for a wider range of select 2014 to 2017 model year vehicles equipped with UVO3 or a compatible navigation system. The new U.S. models eligible for the CarPlay update specifically, in addition to the 2017 Sorento and Sportage, include the 2017 Forte, 2015-16 Optima, 2015-16 Optima Hybrid, 2015-16 Sedona, ...
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Kia Announces 2017 Sorento and Sportage With CarPlay Support

Friday May 13, 2016 11:54 am PDT by
Kia has announced that its all-new 2017 Sorento is now on sale at U.S. dealerships as its first vehicle with CarPlay support available for purchase. The 2017 Sportage and 2016 Optima, when equipped with a compatible navigation or UVO3 system, will also now feature CarPlay when enabled models reach dealerships in the second quarter. Kia's all-new 2017 Sportage SUV Customers who already...
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Chevrolet, Honda, Subaru, Hyundai, Kia, and VW Debut New CarPlay Vehicles at NY Auto Show

Wednesday March 23, 2016 10:34 am PDT by
A number of new CarPlay-enabled vehicles are making their North American debuts ahead of the 2016 New York International Auto Show this week, including models from Chevrolet, Honda, Hyundai, Kia, Subaru, and Volkswagen. Chevrolet kickstarted the announcements last week when it introduced the 2017 Sonic as the first subcompact vehicle with CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility. General Motors...
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New CarPlay Vehicles From Honda, Kia and Lincoln Debut at Detroit Auto Show

Wednesday January 20, 2016 6:28 am PST by
A trio of carmakers have unveiled new vehicles with CarPlay and Android Auto support at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit this month, including the 2017 Honda Ridgeline, 2017 Kia Forte5 and 2017 Lincoln Continental. All three models will be available in the first half of 2016. Kia's all-new 2017 Forte5 will feature CarPlay and Android Auto support The 2017 Ridgeline will...