GMC Adds Apple CarPlay to 2016 Canyon, Yukon and Sierra

Posted on 25. Jun, 2015 by in GM Canada


GMC Adds Apple CarPlay to 2016 Canyon, Yukon and Sierra

Phone formation tech also includes Android Auto offering on some Sierra models

2015-06-24

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Oshawa, Ontario (Wednesday, Jun 24, 2015) – GMC adds Apple CarPlay capability to a 2016 Canyon, Yukon and Sierra, holding a iPhone facilities business wish to entrance while pushing and putting them on a vehicle’s arrangement in a smart, elementary demeanour with a brand’s IntelliLink system.

Android Auto capability will also be offering on some Sierra models during a commencement of a indication year and all Sierra, Canyon and Yukon models after in a year.

The facilities concede business to use name smartphone apps by a touchscreen interface of GMC’s IntelliLink system. Many facilities can be tranquil around voice commands by a symbol on a steering wheel, assisting drivers keep their eyes on a highway and hands on a wheel.

“GMC IntelliLink is creation it elementary and discerning for business to confederate their phone and vehicles for a improved in automobile experience,” pronounced Mike Speranzini, code director, GMC in Canada. “With existent record like OnStar 4G LTE connectivity and active reserve features, this new record is designed to raise a pushing knowledge but intruding on it.”

GMC’s latest infotainment systems embody an eight-inch-diagonal shade chronicle offering on Canyon, Yukon and Sierra, that will be concordant usually with Apple CarPlay during a commencement of a 2016 indication year. A seven-inch-diagonal shade radio is offering on Sierra bottom models and will offer Apple CarPlay and Android Auto capability during a commencement of a indication year. Android Auto capability is approaching to be accessible on a eight-inch element after in a 2016 indication year.

Apple CarPlay takes a iPhone facilities business 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-supported apps embody Phone, Messages, Maps, Music and third-party audio apps. A full list of those apps can be found during http://www.apple.com/ca/ios/carplay/?cid=jm Apple CarPlay is concordant with iOS 7.1 or higher.

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 at g.co/androidauto. Android Auto requires a phone regulating an Android Lollipop 5.0 handling element or above.
Using possibly focus is simple. A “Projection” idol on a IntelliLink shade is manifest when a phone is not connected, afterwards changes to prove CarPlay or Android Auto when a concordant phone is connected around USB.

Compatible apps need to be downloaded to a phone before using. Apple and Google’s remoteness statements and terms of use apply. Data devise rates might also apply.

Complementing OnStar 4G LTE connectivity

Apple CarPlay and Android Auto capability element a OnStar 4G LTE connectivity with Wi-Fi hotspot offering in all 2016 GMC models, including Acadia and Terrain.

The state-of-the-art record provides a mobile heart for drivers and passengers to stay connected wherever and whenever they like with adult to 7 personal devices. The hotspot is on whenever a car is on and comes with a three-month/three gigabyte information trial, after that there is an choice to squeeze additional data.

About GMC in Canada

GMC has made trucks given 1902, with creation and engineering value built into all GMC vehicles. The code is elaborating to offer some-more fuel-efficient trucks and crossovers, including a Terrain tiny SUV and Acadia crossover. GMC’s highest-volume vehicle, a Sierra pickup, is a many absolute light avocation pickup on a market, and a initial full-size pickup to accept a top probable five-star Overall Vehicle Score for reserve given a U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration altered a New Car Assessment Program for a 2011 indication year. Details on all GMC models are accessible during http://www.gmc.gm.ca, on Twitter during @GMCCanada or during http://www.facebook.com/gmccanada

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