Porsche’s all-electric Taycan is the primary automobile to get full Apple Podcasts integration, permitting homeowners to natively entry Apple’s library of 1.5 million reveals see its podcast charts, the corporate has introduced. The automobile’s infotainment system can also be getting assist for Apple Music’s lyrics characteristic, which will likely 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 corporate says.
Apple Podcasts has beforehand been obtainable 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 telephone 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 acquisition of the automobile). Apple Music’s lyrics characteristic was not beforehand obtainable over CarPlay.
In addition to itemizing to reveals, Porsche homeowners will be capable of sync their podcast listening with different units 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 primary to get, after the Apple Music app final 12 months. Android customers haven’t been so fortunate because the Taycan nonetheless lacks assist for Android Auto. There are indicators that Porsche is softening its stance on Google’s automobile infotainment system nonetheless, after the corporate added assist for it earlier this 12 months in an upgraded infotainment system for older automobiles.