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GM is cutting off access to Apple CarPlay and Android Auto for its future EVs

Chevy Blazer EV infotainment
The 2024 Chevy Blazer EV will be the first GM vehicle to restrict access to Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. | Image: GM

General Motors’ electric future doesn’t include Apple CarPlay or Android Auto.

The automaker’s upcoming lineup of electric vehicles won’t support the popular smartphone projection systems in favor of a native Google infotainment system. The move, first reported by Reuters, means that owners won’t be able to project their phone’s screen on their vehicle’s dashboard infotainment display.

The decision is intended to provide “seamless access” to the new Google-powered infotainment experience, including native versions of Google Maps, Google Assistant, Audible, Spotify, and more, GM says in a fact sheet explaining the new strategy.

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