Apple filed for a trademark covering their figurative version of "Works with Apple CarPlay" back in January 2015. Today the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office published Apple's Registered Trademark Certificate #4,969,782 which was officially granted yesterday. In January Apple published an official list of 100 vehicle models now supporting CarPlay.
Apple's Registered Trademark Certificate for the Figurative Version of "Works with Apple CarPlay"
Apple filed their Registered Trademark (RTM) under International Class 009 that specifically covers the following:
"Computers; computer peripheral devices; computer hardware; hand held computers; tablet computers; handheld digital electronic devices and software related thereto; handheld mobile digital electronic devices capable of providing access to the Internet and for the sending, receiving, and storing of telephone calls, faxes, electronic mail, and other digital data; car audio apparatus; global positioning system (GPS) devices; telephones; wireless communication devices for voice, data or image transmission; computer software; global positioning system (GPS) computer software; computer software for travel and tourism, travel planning, navigation, travel route planning, geographic, destination, transportation and traffic information, driving and walking directions, customized mapping of locations, street atlas information, electronic map display, and destination information; computer software for creating, authoring, distributing, downloading, transmitting, receiving, playing, editing, extracting, encoding, decoding, displaying, storing and organizing text, data, graphics, images, audio, video, and other multimedia content, electronic publications, and electronic games; computer software for use in recording, organizing, transmitting, manipulating, and reviewing text, data, audio files, video files and electronic games in connection with computers, media players, telephones, and handheld digital electronic devices; computer software for use on handheld mobile digital electronic devices and other consumer electronics; voice recognition software; electronic mail and messaging software; computer software for accessing, browsing and searching online databases; and data synchronization software."