Porsche’s all-electric Taycan is the first car to get full Apple Podcasts integration, permitting homeowners to natively entry Apple’s library of 1.5 million exhibits see its podcast charts, the firm has introduced. The car’s infotainment system is additionally getting assist for Apple Music’s lyrics function, which might be displayed on the passenger-side show. The options can be found in new Taycan automobiles now, and can roll out to current automobiles in January, the firm says.
Apple Podcasts has beforehand been out there to stream to the Taycan’s infotainment system by way of Apple CarPlay, however the native app means you don’t have to attach your cellphone to begin listening. It additionally means the app can stream over the automobile’s built-in information connection (you get three years of information with the buy of the car). Apple Music’s lyrics function was not beforehand out there over CarPlay.
As effectively as itemizing to exhibits, Porsche homeowners will have the ability to sync their podcast listening with different gadgets by way of their Apple ID. Voice management is supported by way of Porsche’s Voice Assistant.
Apple Podcasts is the second built-in Apple app that Porsche’s Taycan has been the first to get, after the Apple Music app final yr. Android customers haven’t been so fortunate since the Taycan nonetheless lacks assist for Android Auto. There are indicators that Porsche is softening its stance on Google’s car infotainment system nevertheless, after the firm added assist for it earlier this yr in an upgraded infotainment system for older automobiles.