DIY update adds CarPlay to your Hyundai

CarPlay support is now available on some Hyundai cars.
CarPlay support is now available on some Hyundai cars.
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Hyundai car owners can now get Apple’s CarPlay technology on their dashboard thanks to a new Do-It-Yourself update that has been made available for 2015, 2016, and 2017 car models.

The free update doesn’t even require a trip to the dealer to be installed, and if you want Android Auto, the software can add that too.

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.