Indian Motorcycle has announced that it will now incorporate Apple CarPlay into all 2020 models equipped with the 7-inch Ride Command system. Apple CarPlay integrates your Apple iPhone with the motorcycle’s infotainment system, allowing you to use Siri and other iPhone apps. Indian is the third motorcycle manufacturer, after Harley-Davidson and Honda, to bring Apple CarPlay to some of its models.
From Press Release:
Indian Motorcycle, America’s First Motorcycle Company, announced today the integration of Apple CarPlay® to its model year 2020 lineup of bikes equipped with the 7” Ride Command system. Continuing its mission to further enhance the riding experience, this latest update continues to deliver industry-leading technology which provides riders with a way to stay connected while out on the road.
Apple CarPlay® is now supported on 2020 Chieftain, Roadmaster and Challenger models with navigation. iPhone® users can easily access Apple Music, Maps, send messages with Siri and more through the Ride Command 7” screen and a supported Bluetooth headset (not included) – all on a user-friendly interface that iPhone users will instantly recognize. This integration also increases global accessibility to navigation.
Apple CarPlay is just one of several improvements made to Indian Motorcycle’s leading Ride Command system. Riders can now expect improved navigation location management, improved boot time, audio muting and control improvements (including navigation audio), widget fixes and a new fuel economy widget, and improved search functionality within navigation.
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