2021 Nissan X-Trail gains Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, price rises | CarAdvice

One of Australia’s top-selling mid-size SUVs has had a minor makeover ahead of an all-new model due about a year from now. The 2021 Nissan X-Trail has received a mild makeover to keep the model fresh ahead of the next-generation due about 12 months from now. Apple CarPlay, Android Auto Continue Reading

Apple ramps up autonomous car testing as deal with Hyundai-Kia is called off | CarAdvice

Apple has been toying with autonomous cars for years and was thought to have given up on the project. Now it is getting back into gear. Apple’s on-again, off-again plans to develop autonomous car technology appear to be slowly ramping back up again – as plans to partner with Korean Continue Reading

Apple and Hyundai to jointly develop an electric car – report | CarAdvice

Hyundai could manufacture the new Apple car on behalf of the tech giant, according to reports out of South Korea. The much-rumoured Apple car may end up being manufactured by Hyundai. According to news outlet Reuters, local newspaper Korean IT News reported on Sunday plans to sign an agreement by Continue Reading

Apple plans to become car maker by 2024; Musk takes aim – report | CarAdvice

The computer company wants to begin production of a self-driving electric car within a handful of years. Apple has its eye on the automotive industry, with insiders telling news outlet Reuters the tech giant wants to begin production of a vehicle in 2024. Nicknamed ‘Project Titan’, the self-driving electric car Continue Reading

Jony Ive and Apple CFO Luca Maestri candidates for Ferrari top job – report | CarAdvice

Rumours of Ferrari’s next CEO are being thrown around in the Italian media. Apple iPhone designer Jony Ive and Apple CFO Luca Maestri are being considered for the position of CEO at Ferrari, reports news outlet Reuters citing Italian media. This comes just days after Louis Camilleri left the top Continue Reading

Navman’s latest product wants to take on Apple CarPlay and Android Auto | CarAdvice

This dashcam-turned-sat-nav device wants to do it all – and then some. You might assume the rise of smart in-car infotainment systems, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto capabilities could spell the end for the manufacturers of external sat-nav devices, but Navman would argue it’s the exact opposite. The Australian/Kiwi-born brand Continue Reading

2021 Toyota Prado: power boost, Apple Car Play, but manual axed | CarAdvice

One of Australia’s top-selling four-wheel-drive wagons is about to get a power boost, extra safety aids and Apple Car Play across the range, but the six-speed manual is dead.  EXCLUSIVE The Toyota Prado is poised to get the same power boost as the Toyota HiLux ute – and will gain Continue Reading

2021 Kia Rio: price rise, safety boost, six-speed auto, wireless Apple CarPlay  | CarAdvice

One of Australia’s most popular city cars is about to get a major overhaul with new technology and a higher price. The 2021 Kia Rio hatchback will rise in price by up to $1800 to take into account advanced safety, improved fuel economy, class-leading technology – and currency pressure – Continue Reading

Apple Maps adds electric car charging routes | CarAdvice

Apple Maps has released routing based on electric car charging locations, while Google Maps is secretly developing a feature than blends motoring and public transport. The latest version of Apple’s iOS operating system will offer electric vehicle owners the ability to plan their route based on charger locations. Apple says Continue Reading

Apple iPhone Digital Key will soon be able to unlock your car | CarAdvice

Apple iPhone users will also be able to share ‘key access’ to five people using a digital key. But there is a slight catch for now. Apple iPhone users will soon be able to lock, unlock and start their car using the smartphone’s near-field sensor technology and a new app Continue Reading