FCA today announced it will offer consumers in the U.S. an incredible Apple experience in their cars starting May 1, 2018, which includes up to six months free of Apple Music with the purchase of any new Chrysler, Dodge, FIAT, Jeep or Ram vehicle with standard CarPlay support. The yearlong initiative runs from May 1, 2018, through April 30, 2019.
In Europe, Volkswagen made a similar announcement.
Beginning in May 2018, customers in Europe purchasing a new Volkswagen with CarPlay support will be able to access the Apple Music streaming platform free of charge for up to 6 months. New customers of the streaming service will receive a free six-month membership. Buyers already registered with Apple Music will receive three months free of charge.
Jürgen Stackmann, Volkswagen brand Board Member for Sales, says: 'This exciting offer for Apple Music with CarPlay will provide 45 million songs to customers purchasing new Volkswagen vehicles. By combining the passions of the two brands for music and technology, we can deliver our customers a seamless and enjoyable entertainment experience in the car.'