Toyota says that it is now considering bringing an all-electric Land Cruiser to market after a trial involving retrofitting electric motors to existing trucks.
2019 Toyota Avalon, Corolla Hatchback CarPlay, Alexa, Wireless Charging, Watch Support Gets Detailed
Toyota's latest Avalon and Corolla Hatchback iterations gain support for CarPlay, Amazon Alexa, Qi wireless charging, Apple Watch and Android smartwatches, and more. Here are the details.
Apple may have only recent announced CarPlay - formerly iOS in the Car - but there's already plenty of positive news for the Cupertino based company. A number of high profile manufacturers have already committed themselves to integrating Apple's tech in their vehicles this year, and it looks like that list is set to continually grow as time passes. Toyota, the world's largest car manufacturer based on sales volume, has confirmed via an official blog post that it will introduce vehicles with Apple CarPlay compatibility.
A significantly increasing number of us are beginning to use, trust and interact with mobile technology in a way we never imagined would be possible at the turn of the century. As that technology becomes more ingrained in our everyday existence, it seems that the knock-on effect is a willingness for different industries to stand up and invest precious resources into seeing how they can take advantage of the latest tech. One of the latest examples of that investment has recently been shown by Toyota who has sponsored an innovation competition that promotes the use of technology alongside the art of customizing motor vehicles.