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Apple’s CarPlay brings iPhone connectivity to Ferrari, Mercedes,Volvo [VIDEO]

Apple announced its anticipated entry into automobiles at the Geneva International Motor Show Monday, where it debuted CarPlay in Ferrari, Mercedes-Benz and Volvo among others.

CarPlay, which will be included in the functionality of vehicles being shipped in 2014, will let drivers connect their iPhones to their car’s built-in infotainment systems to make phone calls, listen to and dictate messages with Siri, cue up music and navigate, among other features.

The total list of manufacturers that will include CarPlay in 2014 also includes Honda, Hyundai and Jaguar, according to Apple’s website.

The system will be operable via in-dash controls or steering-wheel buttons. Third-party apps like Spotify and iHeartRadio will also be integrated.

Volvo posted a video to its YouTube Channel Monday showing off how the system will work in its upcoming models.

Companies on the waiting list for CarPlay include BMW, Chevrolet, Ford, General Motors, Mitsubishi, Nissan and Toyota, among others.


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