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Apart from revealing the Golf R Touch concept at the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Volkswagen has also unveiled the Connected Golf concept. As its name suggests, the emphasis for this exhibit is focused on networking possibilities and expanding connectivity between occupants as well as the car.

Based on the e-Golf, the Connected Golf concept arrives with the latest generation of infotainment systems, the MIB II. The platform is capable of incorporating a wide array of smartphones and tablets with its accompanying apps via its “progressive interface management system.”

With online-based capability, the system organises all its features and apps, compiling them into clusters which are then implemented into the car’s infotainment system. Employing the App-Connect platform, the car’s operating system can be paired to either Google’s Android Auto or Apple’s CarPlay interface.

The system also possesses MirrorLink support, allowing occupants to project whatever is on their smartphone/tablet onto the car’s infotainment screen. Media Control allows occupants to pair up their tablets or smartwatches with the system and, via a custom app, create a “new-age rear seat entertainment system.”

Additional features on the Volkswagen Connected Golf concept are Regular Routes and Parking Guide. The former uses the navigation system to warn the driver of irregularities on his/her regular route and provides an alternate one, the latter detects parking lots with a higher number of vacant slots.