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GM Sticks To Guns On Apple CarPlay, Android Auto Phase-Out

General Motors is going forward with its plans to stop offering Apple CarPlay and Android Auto in its electric vehicles going forward, despite concerns by dealers. Instead, the automaker is developing a native system. "GM has not made the system available for evaluation by outsiders — or even its own dealers, many of whom are concerned," per the Detroit Free Press. "That’s a common sentiment from dealers and potential customers. Apple CarPlay is available on 98% of new vehicles sold in the United States. People are used to it. They expect the convenience of accessing their contacts, music and more via familiar and reliable controls and commands."

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