Apple Inc. (AAPL) CarPlay to hit Pioneer in-car systems in a few months

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Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) and Pioneer have announced a partnership. When Pioneer users plug their iPhones into their vehicles, CarPlay will automatically launch and offer access to its app suite. 

“By providing an aftermarket option, Pioneer’s 2014 in-dash multimedia systems give many iPhone owners the ability to add CarPlay to their current vehicles Pioneer’s 2014 in-dash multimedia systems give many iPhone owners the ability to add CarPlay to their current vehicles,” stated Pioneer’s VP of marketing Ted Cardenas.

Apple CarPlay will be available this summer through a firmware update to Pioneer’s five 2014 NEX in-dash multimedia receivers.

By offering CarPlay through Pioneer’s systems, people that are interested in the new Apple service will not have to buy a vehicle listed in the Apple CarPlay partner program.

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