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Porsche Taycan Gets Support For Apple Maps EV Routing

  • Jalopnik, Thursday, May 18, 2023 7:46 PM
The Porsche Taycan is getting support for Apple Maps EV routing, which flies in the face of General Motors' excuse for not offering Apple CarPlay and Android Auto in its future electric vehicle models, a move which many have called a mistake. "One GM exec used the example of battery preconditioning — preliminary warming up of the battery to accept the fastest rate of charge en route to a station — as something CarPlay and Android Auto just can’t offer," per Jalopnik. But the truth is GM probably doesn't want to cede the entire screen to Apple or Google because it makes it harder for the company to push its brand and services, which tend to cost money. 

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