As outlined earlier, Apple’s full-fledged foray into an automotive multimedia interface is finally here, and it’s called CarPlay.

What’s it like to operate Apple’s CarPlay, and is it everything we’ve come to expect from the Cupertino-based company? We spent some one-on-one time at the Geneva Motor Show with a CarPlay-equipped 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class to find out.

Geneva 2014: Hands On With Apple CarPlay and the 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Today Apple announced that it will debut its new CarPlay operating system at the Geneva Motor Show later this week. CarPlay is the official name for Apple’s “iOS in the Car” operating system that the company announced at its iOS 7 press conference last year. Ferrari, Mercedes-Benz, and Volvo will be the first carmakers to show off the Apple integration in Geneva, but a slew of other carmakers are also on board, and the first versions of the system are coming in select vehicles this year. Here’s everything you need to know about CarPlay and what it means for your dash.

Apple’s CarPlay: 6 Things You Need To Know

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Apple is poised for a jump onto the phablet bandwagon. 

The Monster iPhone is Finally Coming!

Apple is poised for a jump onto the phablet bandwagon. 

The Monster iPhone is Finally Coming!

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Digitize reality with this 3D scanner for your iPad 

Digitize reality with this 3D scanner for your iPad 

Hands-on with the new, 10-inch iPad Air

Hands-on with the new, 10-inch iPad Air

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