Apple wants iOS in the car

Apple executive Eddy Cue sees high potential for iOS in the car (Photo: Apple)

Apple wants to boost its presence in automotive infotainment, pitching its Siri application as the ideal interface to manage several in-car functions. Siri is an Apple app that resides on the computer and software maker’s iPhone and lets the user perform a range of tasks through the use of voice commands. Siri can be operated […]

CES: Mercedes shows Siri integration

Mercedes' Digital DriveStyle app will feature Siri voice operation (Photo: Daimler)

LAS VEGAS – Mercedes-Benz will have full Siri integration in its next E-Class starting this spring. The German premium car maker said during the annual CES consumer electronics fair that Apple’s voice software will be available in the E-Class for drivers using an Apple iPhone 4S Drivers can use Siri to access most content on […]

Chevrolet Sonic, Spark get Siri option

Chevrolet models will have a Siri option from early 2013 (Photo: Chevrolet)

Chevrolet’s smaller models will be able to use the iPhone’s Siri voice-control software to operate several in-car functions, the brand announced at the Los Angeles auto show Tuesday. Chevrolet said several Spark and Sonic models will from early 2013 be able to communicate through Siri using the brand’s MyLink connectivity system. They will need an […]