iOS 7’s Siri in the Car May Drive Hard Buying Choice for Tech Drivers

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While consumers may welcome the familiarity of having their favorite smartphone operating system in their new vehicle, particularly with Apple’s iOS 7 Siri in the Car announcement recently at WWDC, the answer isn’t so simple. Though General Motors hasn’t outlined its plans for iOS 7 in the car, the auto-manufacturer was on Apple’s short list […]

Being Locked Out of Your Car Will Be a Thing of the Past for GM Customers

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Detroit auto-maker General Motors will be making remote unlock and remote start a standard feature on its fleet of cars for the 2014 model year. Through a smartphone-controlled OnStar RemoteLink Mobile app, GM car buyers can now tap into the vehicle’s OnStar system to remotely unlock and start their cars without the need for a […]

GM and Ford Partner Up to Make Advanced Transmissions

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GM and Ford have announced a joint collaboration to help develop the latest automatic transmissions. These units will feature 9 and 10 gears, and will be available to both manufacturers. Work has already begun on these transmissions. The new designs will “raise the standard of technology, performance and quality for our customers,” according to GM’s Vice […]

Tesla Model S Outsells Chevrolet Volt in North America

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Tesla is having a tumultuous year, legally. They recently won the right to sell their Model S vehicles in New York, but then were denied sales in Virginia. Tesla is gaining ground in Texas, though, with a new factory and model on the line. When it comes to sales though, Elon Musk’s Tesla must be motivated by […]

iPhone Focused Car Integration Arrives: Will Luxury Autos Suffer?

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After Samsung’s recent announcement of their new Galaxy S4 phone, the mobile landscape has been slightly altered once again. During the introduction of the S Voice Drive, Samsung has made it clear that it is targeting Apple’s Siri Eyes Free, and is attempting to improve on the design. However, as I watched the event, and wrote the […]

Siri Eyes Free Integration Arrives in the European Auto Market

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Opel, a branch of General Motors that sells vehicles to continental Europe, has released a small car called the Adam. Opel is touting its IntelliLink system that features complete iPhone integration through Siri Eyes Free technology. The Adam is a small city car with an inexpensive price tag targeted at urban dwellers who need reliable, […]

Siri Eyes Free Mode Arrives on 2013 Chevy Sonic and Spark

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iPhone users with a 2013 Chevy Sonic or Spark can soon control Siri with a built in steering wheel control, offering faster, eyes-free, access to Apple’s digital personal assistant. According to Chevy, the Siri Eyes Free feature will arrive as an update to Chevy Mylink system in March. With distracted driving incidents on the rise […]

GM Concept Turns Car Windows Into Tablets (Video)

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Forget taking your tablet along with your for a long car ride, how about using the actual windows of your car like a tablet? Sounds like something out of a movie right? For now, it is, but if General Motors Research and Development and students from the FUTURE LAB at Bezalel Academy of Art and […]