News - Talk about mobile, Apple lovers now can drive an iCar - Internet Retailer: "A new SUV from Volvo runs iOS, Apple’s mobile operating system that powers the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. Apple’s CarPlay links an iPhone to the vehicle’s large dashboard monitor, which offers touchscreen and voice command access to apps ranging from phone and messages to maps and streaming music."
Last week Apple showed off an application that will enable drivers to integrate their iPhone and car entertainment system. The app, called CarPlay, will be rolled out by Ferrari, Mercedes-Benz and Volvo in Geneva this weekThe Volvo SUV will be the first vehicle to offer what Apple is calling CarPlay.
Apple says other automakers planning to roll out cars with CarPlay include BMW Group, Ford, General Motors, Honda, Hyundai Motor Company, Jaguar Land Rover, Kia Motors, Mitsubishi Motors, Nissan Motor Company, PSA Peugeot Citroën, Subaru, Suzuki and Toyota Motor Corp
The Volvo Car Group will introduce its new XC90 sport utility vehicle, the first vehicle to run Apple Inc.’s iOS mobile operating system on the vehicle’s large dashboard monitor, which offers touchscreen and voice command access to the apps on a driver’s iPhone