The Porsche Taycan is the second car to adopt Apple Maps’ EV Routing feature

A photograph of a white Porsche Taycan parked in an open doorway.
Porsche also provides its own EV navigation service for folks that don’t use Apple CarPlay. | Photo by Sean O’Kane / The Verge

Apple is providing Porsche Taycan owners with more options for planning trips around EV charging locations. As announced on the Porsche website, Taycan models in the US can now make use of Apple Maps EV Routing, a feature within Apple CarPlay that allows drivers to plan routes that include charging stations and adjusts directions based on the vehicle’s remaining battery life.

Apple Maps EV Routing provides directions based on real-time traffic information while monitoring the vehicle’s charge levels and identifying appropriate charging stations during a journey. When the Taycan’s battery drops too low, the service will direct drivers to the nearest compatible charging station and provide estimated charging times.

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