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Mercedes-Benz Delayed Apple CarPlay System Integration

The Apple CarPlay system provides unified user experiences, and provides strong ability to extending/customizing the functionality that each car maker wants individually.

The CarPlay system received good response in the auto industry, and many makers have expressed intention to integrate this system into their future products. It looks like the CarPlay system is an immediate hit and success.


However, if something looks “too good to be true”, then it may encounter some unexpected setbacks when it proceeds...

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Redesigned 2016 Volvo XC90 Interior Officially Revealed

Today Volvo officially released how the interior looks for the next-generation XC90. From the images we can see the center console is occupied by an iPad-like huge LCD screen, and a “Home” button on the bottom, which is similar to the iPad layout. This is because the XC90 is the first vehicle that utilized Apple’s CarPlay system.

Volvo does not say anything about the mechanical part, but please take a look at our previous report here. The new XC90 is expected to come with a 4-cylinder turbo+supercharged engine, output is around 302hp and 295 lb-ft of torque. The XC90’s 8-speed transmission will be provided by Aisin, and AWD system sourced from Haldex.

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