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    GM offering free Android Auto Update in Certain 2016 Models

      Most GM vehicles with Apple CarPlay now can get a a free update to support Android Auto.

    GM's four North American brands announced today that as of now, most 2016 vehicles that currently have Apple CarPlay compatibility can be brought to their dealers for a free update to the infotainment system to add Android Auto.


    Android Auto requires a phone running Android Lollipop 5.0 or higher and require various apps to be installed on the phone. You can find apps compatible with Android Auto here.


    Vehicles eligible for the updates are as follows:


    Chevrolet - 2016 models with 8" MyLink eligible for Android Auto Update:
    Malibu (Excluding Limited)
    Camaro coupe and convertible
    Corvette coupe and convertible
    Silverado 1500 and HD
    All 2016 models with 7" MyLink screen are already Android Auto capable and do not require an update.


    GMC - 2016 models with 8 inch IntelliLink eligible for Android Auto Update:


    Buick - 2016 models with 8 inch IntelliLink eligible for Android Auto Update:
    *Envision and Encore will gain Android Auto in 2017 Model year


    Cadillac - All 2016 and newer models except SRX

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