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How do I send messages with Apple CarPlay in my Mazda?

Apple CarPlay is an ingenious infotainment system that allows drivers to connect with all sorts of apps from their phone. Whether you need to make calls, send messages, access music or maps, or even Audiobooks, Apple CarPlay has you covered. The system can take some getting used to, however. One of the biggest parts of the program is the ability to send and receive text messages. Check out the brief video below to learn more about sending texts with your Mazda, courtesy of Mazda USA.  Read the rest of this entry >>

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Used cars vs. certified pre-owned cars

If you have spent any time at all on a car dealership sales lot, you have probably noticed a couple different labels for non-new vehicles. Some are marked “used,” some are marked “certified pre-owned.” Is there really a difference? Well, sort of. Both kinds of cars were previously owned by another driver, but there are some small technical differences. Continue reading to learn more.  Read the rest of this entry >>

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How does Mazda Radar Cruise Control work?

You may have heard a lot about Mazda Radar Cruise Control (MRCC) among many other high-tech features produced by the automaker. Radar cruise control is an innovative safety system that allows drivers to set a desired following distance rather than a constant speed. How exactly does that work? Well, we could go into depth about it and write a few paragraphs, but it would be easier for everyone if we just showed you instead. Check out the video below, courtesy of Mazda Australia.  Read the rest of this entry >>