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Video: How Easy Is It to Pair the New iPhone to Your Car?


Now that you've got the iPhone6 in your hot little hand, you'll naturally want to know how compatible it is with your car's multimedia system. As Cars.com Executive Editor Joe Wiesenfelder explains in the video above, our experts put the

Video: How Easy Is It to Pair the New iPhone to Your Car?

By Matt Schmitz  on September 29, 2014

Now that you've got the iPhone6 in your hot little hand, you'll naturally want to know how compatible it is with your car's multimedia system. As Cars.com Executive Editor Joe Wiesenfelder explains in the video above, our experts put the

Should You Use the Apple Watch in Your Car?

By Kelsey Mays  on September 9, 2014

Apple just took the wraps off its new iPhone 6, which ships on Sept. 19 for a contract-tethered starting price of $199. Along with the phone came a new — and much-anticipated — device from the Cupertino, Calif., company: the Apple

Apple's iOS 7 Ready for the Car

By David Thomas  on June 9, 2013

Today, Apple introduced a new operating system for its popular mobile devices, including the iPhone and iPad. It's called iOS 7 and will be available to download this fall. The new operating system features a number of design changes to

California Outlaws In-Car Smartphone Navigation Systems

By Jennifer Geiger  on April 8, 2013

If you don't have an in-car navigation system or are annoyed by the one you do have, what do you do? Pull out your smartphone and enable its GPS function, right? Not in California. It's now illegal to use while

Kia Connects With Google for Destination, Directions Service

By Matt Schmitz  on January 2, 2013

Kia announced today it has teamed up with Google to enhance the second generation of the automaker's voice-activated multimedia system. The new version of Kia's UVO ("Your Voice") will help motorists more easily determine where they want to go and

iPhone 5 Turn-by-Turn Navigation vs. Android vs. Automaker

By David Thomas  on October 8, 2012

A lot has been said about the new Maps application on the iPhone 5 and the latest iPhone operating system. People say they've gotten lost or they can't find the location they're looking for and are just generally unhappy. The

iPhone 5 Won't Work In Your Car? We May Have the Solution

By David Thomas  on September 25, 2012

There I was last Friday, a happy new iPhone 5 owner about to drive home in a 2013 Chevy Spark with the latest multimedia system on the market. I plug the new Lightning connector into the iPhone 5 and the

iPhone 5 Will Require Adapter in Some Cars

By David Thomas  on September 11, 2012

Today, Apple unveiled its iPhone 5, which goes on sale later this month. One feature possible iPhone 5 owners need to know is the smartphone's new Lightning connector that replaces the current 30-pin connector found on Apple's products like the

Cars.com Tests New iPhone Maps App in a Mercedes-Benz SL550

By David Thomas  on June 14, 2012

By David Thomas and Dave Lee Apple unveiled a number of new laptops and two new operating systems earlier this week. The new mobile platform's operating system, iOS 6, will be coming to iPhones this fall, and one of its

Nissan Develops Self-Healing iPhone Case

By Jennifer Geiger  on January 17, 2012

You pay a lot of money for your iPhone, but normal wear and tear makes its case look old within weeks. What if those scuffs and scratches disappeared after an hour or so?  In 2005, Nissan developed Scratch Shield self-healing