Mitsubishi Motors Corporation's (MMC) Smartphone Link Display Audio (SDA) system for both Google Android Auto*1 and Apple CarPlay*2 will be available on the 2016 Pajero*3 SUV due to be launched in Europe this summer. This will be the first MMC model to be fitted with this system and MMC will sequentially expand the models and regions it will be available.
*1: Android and Android Auto are trademarks of Google Inc. registered in the United States and other countries.
*2: Apple CarPlay, iPhone, are trademarks of Apple Inc. registered in the United States and other countries.
*3: Montero or Shogun in some markets.
SDA allows users of either Android smartphones or iPhones to connect to the dashboard display using a USB cable. The system is designed to prioritize allowing the driver, either by using the touchscreen or by voice control to safely and simply:
access navigation and other apps on their smartphone
make and receive phone calls,
send and receive text messages and
Moreover, using the latest map information from the smartphone, updating map information for the car's navigation system becomes unnecessary.