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Toyota TRD Pro family adds Sequoia, updates current models

Plus, the Tundra TRD Pro is now available as a double cab

Plus, the Tundra TRD Pro is now available as a double cab.

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Mercedes owners can buy digital options after purchasing their cars

Mercedes-Benz joins BMW with a 'downloadable content' model

Mercedes-Benz joins BMW with a 'downloadable content' model.

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Mazda's Apple CarPlay and Android Auto retrofit costs $199 plus labor

2014 and newer cars equipped with Mazda Connect are eligible

2014 and newer cars equipped with Mazda Connect are eligible.

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Jaguar and Land Rover now offer Apple CarPlay and Android Auto

It's standard on the 2019 Jaguar I-Pace and optional others

It's also an option on select 2019 Jaguar and Land Rover models

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You can finally use Google Maps on Apple CarPlay with the latest iPhone update

Good news for Apple Maps haters

Good news for Apple Maps haters

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2019 Mazda CX-9 gets Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, slightly higher price

Each trim also gets a few new goodies

Each trim also gets a few new goodies.

Opinion
Automakers' sound systems: Crank it, don't yank it

How premium offerings made aftermarket audio all but obsolete

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Apple CarPlay gaining Google Maps, Waze capability

Huzzah! You'll no longer need to watch your iPhone in the cupholder

Huzzah! You'll no longer need to watch your iPhone in the cupholder.

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2019 Lexus ES gets new F Sport trim, Amazon Alexa and Apple CarPlay

Completely redesigned model is first Lexus on TNGA platform

Lexus gave us a good preview of the new ES luxury sedan ahead of its Beijing reveal, and now we get to see the real thing. Visually, it's pretty typical Lexus fare. It has the ever-controversial "spindle" grille up front with either form-following slats on standard models, or a sportier mesh on the new F Sport trim, a first for the model. It's about 2 inches, give or take a few tenths, longer both in overall length and wheel base and wider than the previous model. The F Sport also adds a rear sp

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Cadillac's CEO on Apple CarPlay: ’extremely clunky’

We think he should take an honest look at Cue, too.

Someone's not pleased.

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BMW to switch Apple CarPlay to subscription service

The first year is free, then it's $80 a year.

It's actually cheaper over the course of a three- or four-year lease than BMW's current $300 charge.

Opinion
Car technology I'm thankful and unthankful for

Automakers may know drivetrains and in-cabin comforts but fail at infotainment and connectivity

Here's what we appreciate, and the things that need rethinking.

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Alpine's latest receiver brings wireless CarPlay to all, for a price

It's a surprise it's taken this long to reach the aftermarket.

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Tesla music streaming service? What's Elon Musk thinking?

Going up against Spotify or Apple Music is no small task.

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iOS 10.3: CarPlay is a little better and Siri is your voice-activated fuel gauge

Fewer taps required to switch apps, and Siri will tell you if your car doors are locked.

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Apple CarPlay is now in 200 cars, including 2017 models

Even if your car isn't on the list of vehicles that support CarPlay, you may have options.

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Apple Maps gets smarter about plugging in EVs

You may have noticed some new icons on your screen recently.

"Hey, Siri, take me to a charging station."

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The government wants phone makers to create an Airplane Mode for drivers

The goal is to limit certain functions in an effort to combat distracted driving.

This will force you to put your phone down when you're behind the wheel.

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