Speculation over the launch of an Apple iCar has excited the tech industry for some time, and now it looks as if the wait is finally over.
On Monday, the tech giant unveiled a new platform that will enable drivers to integrate their iPhone and car entertainment system. The new product, called CarPlay, will be rolled out by Ferrari, Mercedes-Benz and Volvo in Geneva this week.
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"iPhone users always want their content at their fingertips and CarPlay lets drivers use their iPhone in the car with minimized distraction," said Greg Joswiak, Apple's vice president of iPhone and iOS Product Marketing.
Through use of the new platform, drivers will be able to make calls, use the Google Maps function, listen to music and access messages through use of voice or touch.
Users can control the program from the car's native interface or push and hold the voice control button on the steering wheel to activate Siri, the voice activation software.
According to Apple, once a driver's iPhone is connected to a vehicle with CarPlay integration, Siri will enable drivers to access their contacts, make calls, return missed calls or listen to voicemails without using their hands. Drivers will be able to dictate responses to messages, or simply make a call.