Apple CarPlay enables the wireless connection of an Apple iPhone with a BMW car. This enables the driver to operate selected functions and apps of his Apple iPhone via the BMW infotainment system.
What is Apple CarPlay? Voice assistant and voice control
Voice control is via the Apple Siri voice assistant. Apple CarPlay supports iMessages, WhatsApp, maps and navigation such as Google Maps, telephony or entertainment such as iTunes or Spotify in a BMW vehicle. But functions such as the CarPlay car radio can also be operated via voice control.
Buy or retrofit Apple CarPlay for a BMW
Customers can order Apple CarPlay ex works when purchasing a new BMW vehicle or, under certain conditions, book it retrospectively as a service in the BMW ConnectedDrive Store.