Cadillac Enhances Phone Integration for 2016 Models with Apple CarPlay, CUE Upgrades

Posted on 09. Jun, 2015 by in GM Canada


Cadillac Enhances Phone Integration for 2016 Models with Apple CarPlay, CUE Upgrades

Apple Carplay Available At Launch; Android Auto Coming Later In Model Year

2015-06-09

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NEW YORK – Cadillac’s 2016 indication year products will underline extended connectivity and control, including a further of Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, a accepted new systems for in-car phone integration. These additions are partial of a broader encouragement of CUE, Cadillac’s user experience, with new facilities and a faster, streamlined operation.  

Apple CarPlay will entrance in 2016 Cadillac models featuring CUE’s 8-in multi-touch shade solely a SRX Crossover, a indication that will pierce to an all-new era in early 2016. Android Auto is approaching to be phased into 2016 prolongation during a after date. The 2016 indication year will start this summer.

“Cadillac’s product mutation includes stability upgrades to connectivity and in-car technology,” says David Leone, Executive Chief Engineer. “In 2015 Cadillac became a initial oppulance code to underline extended use of wireless charging and 4G LTE wi-fi connectivity, and now in 2016 we’re relocating fast to raise phone formation and altogether complement performance.”

Phone Integration

Cadillac CUE provides owners a intelligent and elementary approach to entrance both Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. A “Projection” idol will seem on a CUE screen, to capacitate simpler, easier entrance to pivotal smartphone functions, including navigation, contacts, hands-free content messaging and name applications upheld by Apple or Google.

Apple CarPlay takes a iPhone facilities you’d wish to entrance while pushing and puts them on a vehicle’s arrangement in a smart, elementary manner. This allows drivers to make calls, send and accept messages and listen to song right from a touchscreen or by voice around Siri. Apple CarPlay upheld apps embody Phone, Messages, Maps, Music and concordant third celebration apps. A full list of those apps can be found during Apple.com/ios/carplay.

Android Auto is built around Google Maps, Google Now and a ability to speak to Google, as good as a flourishing audio and messaging app ecosystem that includes WhatsApp, Skype, Google Play Music, Spotify, and podcast players. A full list of upheld apps is accessible during g.co/androidauto.

Many facilities can be tranquil around voice commands by a steering circle button, assisting drivers spend some-more time with eyes on a highway and hands on a wheel. In addition, Cadillac combined wireless charging and OnStar 4G LTE wi-fi use in a 2015 indication year.

Both phone formation systems need a phone to be connected around USB. Apple CarPlay requires iOS 7.1 or aloft or an iPhone 5 or after or higher, Android Auto requires Android Lollipop handling system.  

CUE Enhancements

A some-more absolute processor will be combined to CUE for all 2016 models, enabling faster complement start-up, voice recognition, navigation searches, and media playing.

For a navigation system, a control structure has been simplified for easier end entrance and quicker end searches. Map screens have been redesigned for easier use, including one-touch control of ordinarily used facilities like “muting” uttered navigation instructions and track cancellation.

For a Escalade, CTS and XTS product lines, a Cadillac CUE shade will supplement Surround Vision, a 360-degree perspective of a vehicle’s perimeter. Driving mode information will be stretched to a shade as well.

About Cadillac in Canada

Cadillac has been a heading oppulance automobile code given 1902. Today, Cadillac is flourishing globally, driven by an expanding product portfolio featuring thespian pattern and technology. More information on Cadillac appears during www.cadillac.ca. Cadillac’s media website with information, images and video can be found during media.cadillac.ca.

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