Singapore, September 26, 2018 –Waze, the platform bringing together communities on and off the road, today announced its integration with Apple CarPlay to further its mission of decreasing traffic on the road, and making driving safer and more convenient for everyone. As one of the first navigation apps on the CarPlay platform, the Waze integration will bring millions of CarPlay users the opportunity to seamlessly use Waze features directly from their in-car display.
Users driving cars equipped with CarPlay will be able to download the Waze app and navigate to their favorite places seamlessly. Simply by connecting their iPhone to a CarPlay supported system using a USB cable or wireless connection (if available), drivers can search destinations, select a preferred route, report traffic issues and more.
“We’re excited to bring the power of the Waze community right into drivers’ car consoles with Apple CarPlay,” said Jens Baron, Waze Platform Strategy. “This enables us to bring to life one of our users’ most requested integrations, giving them the opportunity to enjoy the benefits of the Waze app on the larger Apple CarPlay display.”
With Waze for CarPlay, drivers can easily navigate to the full Waze experience, including:
Home and Work Favorites: Easily navigate in one tap to destinations pre-programmed into the Waze app.
Organizes everything drivers need in one comprehensive viewing screen before they head out, including the ability to easily check alternate routes and adjust sound settings.
Reporting: It’s easier than ever to help others on the road with a visual reporting menu.
Alerts: Receive visual and audio alerts to stay informed and keep both hands on the wheel.
Waze is now available for Apple CarPlay users worldwide, including Singapore.
About Waze Waze is where people and technology meet to solve transportation challenges. It’s a platform that empowers communities to contribute road data, edit Waze maps, and carpool to improve the way we move about the world. Thanks to Wazers everywhere, Waze is able to partner with municipalities and transit authorities to reduce traffic and congestion—leveraging current infrastructure while impacting city planning. Waze also works closely with tech and automotive brands to reimagine what transportation looks like today.
A world with better transportation doesn’t have to be in the distant future. By harnessing the power of community to reverse negative trends in transportation, Waze can create a world where traffic is history.