Apple promotes CarPlay and Music with two car promotions

Apple is collaborating with two car manufacturers to encourage adoption of both its in-vehicle infotainment system and its streaming music service. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is offering an Apple Music deal beginning May 1 in the United States. Customers who buy models of Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram and FIAT equipped with Apple CarPlay can get six months of Apple Music for free. If they are already subscribed to the streaming platform, the car purchase comes with three free months of Apple Music.

Volkswagon also announced an Apple Music deal, offering six months free for new car buyers in Europe. The deal applies to purchases of new Volkswagon with CarPlay support. As with the FCA offer, existing Apple Music subscribers can get three free months.

Anna Washenko