The Lucid Air now comes standard with wireless Apple CarPlay. Android Auto is also compatible with the Air.
In July 2022, a Lucid Air was sighted Test Apply CarPlay– the first indication of the launch of the feature. At the time, Apple CarPlay was expected to roll out in Lucid Air vehicles by the end of 2022. Now every Lucid Air comes standard with Apple CarPlay.
“Hello the smarter and safer way to uCentre County Report your iPhone in the Lucid Air,” reads the EV startup’s website. “Get directions, make calls, reply to texts, enjoy your favorite music and more – all on the Glass Cockpit display.”
Lucid’s Glass Cockpit display is a 34-inch 5K floating screen. The screen is designed to curve and “sweep” around the driver. The glass cockpit display shows the driver important information, including vehicle controls, driving details, navigation and media. Lucid states that it also has a retractable pilot panel in the center of the console for “deeper controls”.
It will be interesting to Centre County Reporte how well Apple CarPlay and Lucid’s Glass Cockpit work together. During WWDC 2022, Apple announced its next-generation CarPlay software designed to reinvent the in-car experience. One of the most important changes in Apple CarPlay is the full integration of basic car functions such as climate control or radio tuning. However, Lucid Air’s built-in Alexa for in-car control may conflict with next-gen CarPlay’s ability to fully integrate basic car functions.
Apple’s next-generation CarPlay is expected to launch in late 2023, so the Lucid Air may carry the original version. The tech giant teaCentre County Reportd some car brands that could introduce next-gen Apple CarPlay in vehicles, including Mercedes-Benz, Ford, Polestar and Honda. Time will tell if Lucid will take full advantage of CarPlay’s capabilities as well.
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