Two New Automakers Begins To Support CarPlay, With Over 400 Models Now Supports The In-Car Platform

Jaguar and Land Rover says that CarPlay and Android Auto in-vehicle infotainment systems will be supported starting with the 2019 models (in the US), and later both the new and existing vehicles, according to a spokesperson who confirmed to MacRumors

All Jaguar and Land Rover vehicles equipped with the InControl Touch Pro or Touch Pro Duo infotainment system are said to offer an optional smartphone connectivity upgrade package that includes CarPlay and Android Auto, starting at $280, and it varies on models.

Further, the spokesperson also revealed that existing older models equipped with InControl Touch Pro or Touch Pro Duo infotainment systems will soon be available for upgrades at authorized dealers in the United States. However, it didn't specific date as for when it will become available, only says buyers won't wait too long to get that.

Apparently, 2018 is the year for the CarPlay expansion. Automakers like Toyota, Lexus, Mazda, Jaguar, and Land Rover are beginning to support Apple's in-car platform as a pre-install option. Apple's CarPlay webpage reveals that CarPlay now supports more than 400 different type vehicles in the United States.

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