Some new BMWs will reportedly come without Android Auto and Apple CarPlay

Photo by Jakub Porzycki/NurPhoto via Getty Images BMW is temporarily shipping some new vehicles without support for Android Auto and Apple CarPlay after changing chip suppliers, according to a report from Automotive News Europe (via 9to5Google). The chips from the new supplier reportedly aren’t compatible with Android Auto and CarPlay yet, and require an update for the software to work.
“The chips built into these cars in the first four months of this year need updated software in order to be fully functional and offer Apple CarPlay/Android Auto and Wi-Fi capability,” BMW said in an emailed statement to Automotive News Europe. BMW didn’t immediately respond to The Verge’s request for comment.
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