Hyundai offers free Apple CarPlay, Android Auto updates

Hyundai is offering free Apple CarPlay and Android Auto upgrades for current customers. The software can be downloaded to a flash drive and uploaded to owners' 2015 Sonata with navigation or the Genesis with the 8-inch touch screen. It's also offered for the 2016 Sonata, Genesis, Elantra GT and Tucson with navigation, and the 2017 Santa Fe Sport and Santa Fe with navigation.

Toyota idles output on some lines in Japan after blast at supplier plant

Toyota said today it suspended output at some Japan plants and stoppages would be expanded on Wednesday after the automaker was unable to secure parts following an explosion at a plant of one of its suppliers.

Toyota brake supplier Advics reports Japan plant explosion

Advics, a supplier of braking components to Toyota, reported an explosion at one of its factories in central Japan's Aichi prefecture.

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