In this moment, BMW only offers Apple Carplay. But this thing is about to change. According to a recent press release, the guys from BMW Group will extend the connectivity in its vehicles with the introduction of Android Auto starting in mid-2020.
Android Auto, the latest digital and user-centric service addition to BMW, will allow customers to connect their Android smartphones wirelessly with their vehicle and, in doing so, enjoy access to useful information like suggested destinations and upcoming appointments just when it is needed.
“Many of our customers have pointed out the importance to them of having Android Auto inside a BMW for using a number of familiar Android smartphone features safely without being distracted from the road, in addition to BMW’s own functions and services,” says Peter Henrich, Senior Vice President Product Management BMW.
According to the German car manufacturer, Android Auto in a BMW will be demonstrated live for the first time at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2020.