iPhone CarPlay Coming to Volvos Seen @ NY Auto Show

VolvoCarPlayAt the New York Auto Show, today, Volvo showed how Apple’s CarPlay will work in its vehicles.  The way CarPlay will operate in Volvo cars is that it is an alternative to the Volvo Sensus Connect interface.

When CarPlay is deployed by connecting an iPhone 5/5c/5S to the USB port via a Lightning connector, it will work with the Volvo steering-wheel-mounted controls and the 10″ touchscreen.  The voice-control button on the steering wheel of will launch Siri or the icon on the touchscreen can be tapped.