In contrast to the Russian “AVTOVAZ”, the Swedish automaker Scania is in step with the times. The company announced support for car Apple CarPlay in new models of trucks.
Support Apple CarPlay trucks Scania will begin to receive in June this year, and it’s not just about new cars that will roll off the conveyors, but also the trucks that have several years of rolling on the roads.
Technology Apple CarPlay will display the features of the iPhone on the screen of the onboard system of the car. This will enable you to control the Apple Music, you will use voice commands to access contacts, make phone calls, view missed calls, listen to voice mail.
Proprietary technology Apple can be installed on trucks that are equipped with multimedia system Scania Infotainment System, which includes a 7-inch touchscreen AUS4, and there is the option of voice control. Sync will be available for Apple devices running iOS 7 and above, and it will be carried out with the help of USB cable.
But drivers who prefer smartphones running on Android OS are at the moment, apparently, are deprived of: Android Auto multimedia system in trucks while Scania will not be supported.
Meanwhile, AVTOVAZ plans to add support for car Apple interface in their cars. In the framework of the project in the field of connected car the company intends to integrate into the vehicles of modern multimedia services. At the first stage of “AVTOVAZ” signed an agreement with Yandex, which will develop and adapt infotainment and navigation services the vehicle manufacturer.
In the second stage, the automaker plans to introduce in-car media-services of Yandex – “Yandex.Music”, “Yandex.Radio”, “Yandex.Browser”, as well as interfaces Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.