You can now use CarPlay in your Tesla – and it only takes two Raspberry Pis to do it

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Tamsin Rodriguez27 June 2022Last Update : 1 month ago
You can now use CarPlay in your Tesla – and it only takes two Raspberry Pis to do it

Tesla is known for popularizing the massive touchscreen on the dashboard, but as Tesla owners all too well know, that screen cannot be used to connect your phone to Android Auto or Apple CarPlay. But what if there was a way, a very complicated way, but still a way?


Tesla Android Project in action - driving around with Apple Maps and listening to Apple Music
Tesla Android Project in action - driving around with Apple Maps and listening to Apple Music

Tesla Android Project in action – driving around with Apple Maps and listening to Apple Music

Developer Michał Gapiński has been working on the “Tesla Android Project” for a few months now and has just demonstrated a workable solution. Here it is captured on video:

The eagle-eyed among you may have noticed something strange – the CarPlay UI is running in the browser. Well, that’s not entirely the case, the car’s browser is used to assemble some sort of screen molding solution.

Read more about how this crazy thing works ArenaEV.

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