carplay in the new Opel Astra
Although it will be the Hyundai Sonata the world’s first car to debut android auto , Europe Opel will be one of the first manufacturers to incorporate this multimedia system in their cars, with Apple carplay . After the summer we will see the first cars of the brand Ray with these two interesting systems, which will debut in the new generation Opel Astra, whose presentation will take place in late September at the Frankfurt Motor Show.
The integration of smartphones in driving go further and expanded to other models of the Opel range with system OnStar emergency call and technical assistance. The small Opel Karl Adam, the brand new Corsa and Insignia hatchback models will be the next to receive Android Auto and carplay, with two new multimedia systems that Opel will release throughout 2016
Both systems will be available in the new multimedia system R 4.0 IntelliLink in Karl Adam, Corsa and Astra next, while teams Touch R 700 and Navi 900 IntelliLink they will encounter in Karl, Insignia and new Astra will also have these features.
The access to both Android Auto carplay as is done through the corresponding icon on the touch screen on the dashboard, once the phone is connected and installed the app compatibility. In the case of Android will be necessary Lollipop 5.0 OS, while Apple users will have to use a iPhone 5 or later. The Internet is essential for the operation of many functions.
To celebrate the release, Opel has shown two pictures of new infotainment systems, which show revealing details of the interior of the new Opel Astra . It is evident that this time the Rüsselsheim have chosen to simplify the dashboard with the most essential buttons, gathering other functions on the touch screen.
Source – Opel
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Section android auto Opel and carplay incorporate into their cars after the summer was originally published in Current Motor.