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Apple Reportedly in Talks With Toyota About Apple Car Production Starting 2024

Thursday September 2, 2021 4:33 am PDT by
Apple is rumored to be in Asia visiting Toyota as it prepares to lay the supplier groundwork to mass produce a branded car by 2024, according to a new report by DigiTimes. Apple representatives were said to have met with South Korea's SK Group and LG Electronics last month to discuss Apple Car development, and now Japan's Toyota is being touted as its next potential destination. Apple...
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Toyota Announces 2020 Prius Prime With CarPlay Support

Friday May 3, 2019 2:01 am PDT by
Toyota today announced that CarPlay and Amazon Alexa support will be standard features in its all-new 2020 Prius Prime range in the United States. Toyota states that ‌CarPlay‌ will come as standard across the full line of 2020 hybrid plug-in Prius models, so customers won't have to pay extra for Apple's in-car infotainment system. As in other Toyota vehicles, ‌CarPlay‌ remains a wired...
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CarPlay Makes First-Ever Debut in 2020 Toyota Highlander, Nissan Versa, and All-New Hyundai Venue

Wednesday April 17, 2019 10:26 am PDT by
Ahead of the annual New York International Auto Show, several automakers have announced new vehicles with first-time support for CarPlay, including the 2020 Toyota Highlander, 2020 Nissan Versa, and 2020 Hyundai Venue. 2020 Toyota Highlander with wide 12.3-inch touchscreen in Platinum model ‌CarPlay‌ will be a standard feature in the 2020 Toyota Highlander, equipped with a wide 12.3-inch...
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Toyota Continues CarPlay Rollout With New 2020 Yaris Hatchback

Tuesday April 2, 2019 5:40 am PDT by
Toyota this week announced that CarPlay and Android Auto will be standard features in its all-new 2020 Yaris Hatchback in the United States. The subcompact vehicle is equipped with a seven-inch touchscreen display protruding above the dashboard, complete with ‌CarPlay‌, Android Auto, Bluetooth, and SiriusXM. As in other Toyota vehicles, ‌CarPlay‌ remains a wired implementation, with two USB...
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Toyota Corolla is Finally Getting CarPlay

Tuesday February 26, 2019 4:58 am PST by
Toyota today announced that CarPlay and Android Auto will be standard features in its all-new 2020 Corolla in the United States. ‌CarPlay‌ in 2020 Corolla ‌CarPlay‌ will be accessible through Toyota's standard Entune 3.0 multimedia system alongside Android Auto and Amazon Alexa. The base model 2020 Corolla is equipped with a 7-inch touchscreen, while the LE trim and above feature a larger...
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Toyota Expanding CarPlay to 2020 Tacoma, Tundra, Sequoia, and 4Runner

Thursday February 7, 2019 5:41 am PST by
Toyota today ahead of the Chicago Auto Show announced that its 2020 model year Tacoma, Tundra, Sequoia, and 4Runner vehicles will feature CarPlay, Android Auto, and Amazon Alexa in the United States. ‌CarPlay‌ in 2020 Toyota Sequoia ‌CarPlay‌ will be a standard feature in each vehicle, but screen size will vary by trim. With the 2020 Tacoma, for example, the base SR trim will feature a 7-inch ...
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2020 Toyota Supra Features Wireless CarPlay

Monday January 14, 2019 11:38 am 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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CarPlay Available in 2019 Mazda3 and Nissan Rogue Sport, 2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid

Wednesday November 28, 2018 9:07 am PST by
CarPlay will be a standard feature in the all-new 2019 Mazda3, excluding the base model, according to a company spokesperson. The vehicle is making its worldwide debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show this week and will be rolled out to global markets over the coming months, starting with North America in early 2019. CarPlay in a Mazda vehicle The 2019 model will be the first Mazda3 with CarPlay, ...
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Toyota Confirms CarPlay in 2019 Sienna

Thursday August 16, 2018 7:08 am PDT by
Toyota has confirmed on its website that CarPlay is a standard feature in all 2019 Sienna models sold in the United States. This is the first model year of the Sienna equipped with Apple's in-car software platform. LE, SE, and XLE trims of the 2019 Sienna all feature a seven-inch touchscreen display on the dashboard with Toyota's custom Entune 3.0 infotainment system, through which CarPlay...
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Lexus to Begin CarPlay Rollout in New Vehicles in September

Wednesday April 25, 2018 5:52 am PDT by
Lexus has announced that its first vehicle with CarPlay will be available in September 2018 at dealerships across the United States. 2019 Lexus ES That vehicle will be the new 2019 Lexus ES, equipped with an eight-inch display controllable via a knob in the center console. The sedan also features Siri Eyes Free and Amazon Alexa voice control, but lacks Android Auto support. An optional...
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Toyota Brings CarPlay, Apple Watch Support, Qi Charging and More to 2019 Avalon and Corolla Hatchback

Monday April 23, 2018 4:00 am PDT by
Back in January, Toyota finally announced support for CarPlay, becoming one of the last major car manufacturers to support Apple's system for accessing iPhone apps through a vehicle's infotainment system. Mazda, one of the other major holdouts, announced similar support last month. 2019 Toyota Avalon and Corolla Hatchback At its January announcement, Toyota revealed that the redesigned 2019...
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Toyota Continues CarPlay Rollout With 2019 Corolla Hatchback

Friday March 23, 2018 9:52 am PDT by
Toyota today announced that CarPlay will be a standard feature in the all-new 2019 Corolla Hatchback in the United States. CarPlay and Amazon Alexa, but not Android Auto, are built into the vehicle's Entune 3.0 system with an eight-inch touchscreen, Siri Eyes Free, AUX, a USB 2.0 port, and hands-free phone calls and music playback via Bluetooth. A tray with optional Qi-based wireless...
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Toyota and Lexus to Offer CarPlay in Select 2019 Vehicles and Beyond in United States

Monday January 15, 2018 2:00 am PST by
Toyota today is introducing its all-new 2019 Avalon at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, and MacRumors has learned it is the automaker's first vehicle with support for Apple's CarPlay. Toyota and Lexus plan to expand CarPlay compatibility to other 2019 model year and beyond vehicles with its Entune 3.0 and Enform 2.0 multimedia systems respectively, according to company...
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Toyota and Ford Create Automaker Group to Promote Open Source Smartphone Interfaces

Wednesday January 4, 2017 3:13 am PST by
Ford and Toyota have formed a four-automaker consortium to speed up the deployment of open source software for connected in-car systems, according to a report by Bloomberg on Wednesday. The SmartDeviceLink Consortium, which includes Mazda, PSA Group, Fuji, and Suzuki, aims to prevent Apple and Google from controlling how drivers connect smartphones to their vehicles. Suppliers Elektrobit,...
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Toyota Chooses SmartDeviceLink Over CarPlay and Android Auto

Monday January 4, 2016 9:07 am PST by
Toyota announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Ford and Livio to deploy SmartDeviceLink, an open source infotainment platform for in-car smartphone connectivity. For now, this means the world's largest automaker, continues to pass over CarPlay, which has seen wider adoption in 2016, despite being listed as a committed CarPlay partner on Apple's website."Developing a safer...
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Toyota Currently Has No Plans to Support CarPlay or Android Auto in U.S.

Sunday February 22, 2015 3:09 pm PST by
While Toyota has long been listed as one of Apple's CarPlay partners, the third best-selling auto brand in the U.S. currently has no plans to offer vehicles with the feature in that country, as noted in a New York Times overview of the race between Google and Apple to own the dashboard. Toyota also has no plans to offer Android Auto support in the U.S.John Hanson, the national manager of...