July 6, 2014

Auto Briefs

Apple's CarPlay reach grows; top 10 cars for June sales

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(Volvo)

Nine more brands will support Apple CarPlay
CarPlay, Apple's vehicle in-dash entertainment system, will be supported by nine more auto brands, says the tech company. Audi, Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Fiat, Mazda, Ram, Abarth and Alfa Romeo will include CarPlay on future vehicle models. CarPlay allows iPhone users to run apps from their smartphones on their in-dash entertainment centers. Earlier this year, Apple announced that CarPlay would be supported by Ferrari, Honda, Mercedes-Benz, Ford, Chevrolet, BMW Group and 14 others. CarPlay is expected to debut on new vehicles later this year.
Los Angeles Times

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(General Motors)

The top-selling cars and trucks last month
The top-selling vehicles and the total number sold in June, with May's rank in parentheses:
1. Ford F-Series, 60,560 (1)
2. Chevrolet Silverado, 43,519 (3) (shown)
3. Toyota Camry, 40,664 (2)
4. Ram pickup, 33,149 (5)
5. Honda Accord, 32,329 (4)
6. Honda Civic, 32,301 (7)
7. Toyota Corolla, 30,945 (6)
8. Ford Fusion, 27,604 (9)
9. Ford Focus, 26,266 (-)
10. Honda CR-V, 26,129 (10)
The Associated Press

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