CarPlay Lets Drivers Access Their iPhone Via Siri
I hear what you're saying. However, it appears that the manufacturers are NOT turning control over to Apple. What they are doing...
and when it comes to google maps and apple maps thats all on experience ive never h...
For example, develop their infotainment center to work with all phones, via bluetooth because that's one things all phones have from feature phones all the way to high end smartphones. Then add features to work with smartphones via an app that people can download and then release the app on ...
if there' sheep to buy it, why not. haha
This is an integration feature for iPhone users, not a replacement for in-car infotainment
If you want to know why not Android, it's because Google hasn't developed it yet (also because manufacturers are probably lobbying for their own integrated feature set. Looking at you, Samsung.)
If you want to know why so many automakers would focus on implementing this, well, it's not exactly rocket surgery.