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How Apple CarPlayTM and Android AutoTM make it easier to work on the go

Access to your phone is vital - particularly in business - so do it safely with Apple CarPlayTM and Android AutoTM and easily access the contacts you need and the apps you need.

It's nearly impossible to work without access to your phone. Today it's not just calls, messages and emails, but also the apps that make our lives so much easier. Now, thanks to Android AutoTM and Apple CarPlayTM , the best parts of your phone can be accessed and controlled on your Kia's display, allowing you to keep your focus on the road. Offered across the entire Kia range, you don't need to own models at the top of the range to get these features - for example, both are featured on all grades of the All-New XCeed as well as on our best-selling SUV Sportage from '2' grade. Picanto '3' and Rio '2'. So here are just a few of the benefits of having Android AutoTM and Apple CarPlayTM in your Kia vehicle.

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Navigation made easy with Kia

Whether you prefer Google MapsTM , Apple MapsTM or WazeTM , you can use your favourite navigation app and have it run on your car's display. The maps can be operated with the car's touchscreen, controls or even by voice via Siri or Google Assistant. You'll also get real-time alerts for heavy traffic and accidents, so you can ensure you get to your next appointment on time.

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Keep in contact, completely hands-free

Need to make a quick call on the road? Been sent a message form a client that just can't wait? With Apple CarPlayTM and Android AutoTM , you can make calls through your car's audio system with simple voice commands. You can also ask Siri or Google Assistant to read your messages to you and then dictate your reply - even in messaging apps such as Whatsapp. Being out on the road doesn't have to mean being out of the loop.

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Bring your own entertainment

Tired of the same old music on the radio? Access your favourite Spotify, Google Music and iTunes playlists on the go. You can control your favourite music apps using your car's in-built controls. You can even load your favourite audio books, or request the latest news - so you can make the most of your time on the road.

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Advanced voice features

Take advantage of your phone's voice assistant and access a wealth of information without taking your eyes off the road. For example, you can ask Google Assistant for the details of your next appointment, get an update on the weather forecast or even ask it to find you the nearest restaurant etc.