New CarPlay feature: pay for your fuel via the screen in your car

Apple announced a new version of CarPlay at its WWDC event, which we’ll have to wait for a while. iOS 16 has some surprises for the current CarPlay in it. You will soon be able to pay for your fuel from the car with CarPlay!

CarPlay: pay for your fuel without getting up

More and more people are using CarPlay, Apple’s operating system for built-in car screens. Although a completely new version of CarPlay will roll out in 2023, with the release of iOS 16, new features are also coming to the current version of the system. The most notable feature of CarPlay: pay for your fuel from the driver’s seat. That writes Reutersa major international news service.

Gas stations will soon be able to release CarPlay apps that easily guide drivers to a gas station. Is the tank full? Then users pay directly for the fuel from their car. Motorists will no longer have to get out of their car for this in the future. They can also pay for toll roads with the feature.

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HF Sinclair, a major US tank company, says it has “great interest in the new position,” it said Reuters† Other large chains such as Shell, BP and Chevron have not yet released anything about the CarPlay function, but there is a good chance that they will also support the feature eventually – provided the payment system works well in practice, of course.

Would you use the new CarPlay feature and pay for your fuel from your car? Let us know in the comments below this article!

More about the new CarPlay

CarPlay will get a major visual update next year. Current cars come with screens that are all different sizes and aspect ratios. The new version of CarPlay focuses entirely on this. According to Apple, the software looks “as if it was made specifically for it” on every screen.

The manufacturer has not yet announced much about the new CarPlay – but according to Apple we will hear more soon. The first cars with the operating system will appear in 2023, so we have to be patient.

Also read: Is the new version of CarPlay proof of an Apple Car?

The addition of CarPlay should mainly be seen as a handy extra: you get access to a number of iOS functions and can use Siri while driving to answer messages, listen to music and navigate. The system works seamlessly with your iPhone.

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