It’s public knowledge that Apple wants to integrate their operating system into cars and that the company already has arrangements in place with a dozen or so manufacturers. Friday’s releases of the v7.1 of iOS hints at some interesting things, too.
The people have 9to5 Mac have been watching this situation closely.
As soon as iOS 8, Apple plans to further enhance its mapping and car-integration functionality. Sources say that Apple is working on an updated Maps app with indoor mapping and transit directions functionality. The company is also testing ways to integrate the iPhone’s sensors with the in-car dashboard systems.