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


Teslas are known for popularizing the massive touchscreen on the dashboard, but as Tesla owners know all too well, that screen can’t be used to connect your phone using Android Auto or Apple CarPlay. But what if there was a way, a very convoluted way, but a way nonetheless?


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

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 just demonstrated a working solution. Here it is captured on video:

The eagle-eyed among you may have noticed something weird – the CarPlay UI is running in the browser. Well, that’s not quite the case, the car’s browser is used to cobble together a sort of screen casting solution.

Read more about how this crazy contraption works over at ArenaEV.


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