Apple Watch now compatible with select Hyundai cars

Hyundai Apple Watch
Now Hyundai owners can start their cars while sitting in their cars but using an Apple Watch.
Photo: Hyundai

Hyundai has good news for Apple Watch owners who also drive late-model Sonatas: You can now use your wearable to control parts of your car.

The auto manufacturer has rolled out an update to its Blue Link app, which already creates an interface with an iPhone, to expand the connected-car functionality to Apple’s new smartwatch.

Hyundai’s Upcoming Vehicles Will Integrate Siri Eyes Free Technology [CES 2013]



Hyundai is set to showcase a number of new vehicles at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week, and the company has announced that they’ll all include Siri Eyes Free technology. The feature allows iPhone owners to perform a whole host of tasks using the intelligent assistant — such as taking calls or creating Reminders — without taking their hands off the wheel.

Hyundai Replaces iPad Owner’s Manual with Paper Version for 2012 Equus



Last year brought news of another innovative use for an iPad when Hyundai announced that the 2011 Equus would include one as its Owner’s Manual. That was sweet: look up your maintenance schedule, make service appointments, and order pizza right from the glove compartment.

This year Hyundai has apparently decided to go back to the Dead Tree Version.