General Motors Co. has announced that it will be launching an additional application “ GogoLink” in its MyLink infotainment system to provide drivers of the Chevy Sonic and new Chevy Spark full navigation service including live traffic updates.
GogoLink – the smartphone navigation application will work through the MyLink system. It is an embedded smartphone application that offers full-function navigation – including live traffic updates – through the vehicles’ MyLink infotainment system.
Cristi Landy, Chevrolet marketing director for small cars stated that “For less than $50, GogoLink offers Spark and Sonic customers cloud-based navigation and live traffic alerts projected on the vehicle’s seven-inch, high-resolution touch screen”.
GogoLink navigation includes:
- Emergency information such as police, fire and the nearest hospital
- Thousands of points of interest (PoI)
- Local Search via Google
- Where am I? locator
- Live traffic functionality provides crash reports and lane closures, and with alternative routes
- 3-D maps
- Ability to store native maps to the customer’s smartphone, giving them access to locations and turn-by-turn directions even when phone signal quality is poor.