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Apple’s CarPlay is available in more than 200 different models

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Written by Kamil Arli

If reports are to be believed, Apple has scaled back ambitions to build its own car, but it’s still going strong with its more prosaic automobile offering: CarPlay. As spotted by 9to5Mac, the in-car operating system (like a stripped back version of iOS) is now available in more than 200 different vehicles.

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THE LATEST LIST FEATURES CARS FROM AUDI, HONDA, MITSUBISHI

The latest list features cars from Audi, Honda, Mitsubishi, and Volkswagen, including vehicles that are already on the market, and some 2017 models. You can check the full list here.

IT IS NOT CLEAR IN TERMS OF PRECISE NUMBERS HOW THIS COMPARES TO GOOGLE’S RIVAL

It’s not clear in terms of precise numbers how this compares to Google’s rival car OS, Android Auto, but both companies cover all the major manufacturers. As of this October, Android Auto was scheduled to be available on more than 40 2016 models, including some from BMW, Fiat Chrysler (including Dodge and Jeep), and Toyota and Lexus. You don’t have to buy your car new to get Android Auto or CarPlay though, and there are quite a few aftermarket solutions including Sony’s recently-released XAV-AX100 — yours for the (relatively) affordable $499

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Source: theverge

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Kamil Arli

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