Apple CarPlay has now been incorporated into the Volvo XC90 range.
The Apple system means its services can be used through the car’s on-board information and entertainment system incorporating calls and messages.
Older Volkswagen models affected by the diesel-gate scandal in the US may be bought back by the car maker, it told American television.
It acknowledges 115,000 would be too expensive to repair and would be cheaper to offer owners cash or discounts on newer models.
Apple is developing its own electric car, according to Tesla boss Elon Musk.
The American entrepreneur says Apple has bought up car related domain names and is known to be recruiting specialist engineers but so far Apple has not confirmed plans.
Germany is opposing a standardised European tolling system for motorways.
It says the idea would be unfair for German citizens who can travel on their own roads for free but would then have to pay in the rest of Europe.