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GM to introduce two new all-electric vehicles in the next 18 months


Automakers are moving briskly towards electric vehicles, every day we hear companies coming up with new plans and products to make inroads in this rising EV market, only recently we covered Ford creating a special team to work on electric vehicles and now GM has announced that in the next …

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General Motors to start production of a pure-electric model in China within two years


(Reuters) General Motors Co will start production of a pure-electric model in China within two years, the Associated Press reported on Friday. The announcement was made by the president of GM’s China unit, Matt Tsien, at the Shanghai auto show, according to the report. GM, one of the largest automakers …

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GM and IBM partner to create Onstar Go, a cognitive mobility platform


Published: 27 October 2016 General Motors and IBM announced a partnership to bring the power of OnStar and IBM Watson together to create OnStar Go, the auto industry’s first cognitive mobility platform. Starting in early 2017, OnStar is expected to give millions of GM drivers the ability to connect and …

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Microchip’s MOST50 implemented in GM and Toyota’s infotainment systems


Published: May 13, 2015 | Chandler, Ariz., United States Microchip Technology Inc., announced that a wide variety of brands from carmakers General Motors Co. and Toyota Motor Corporation, including both volume and luxury vehicles, continue to deploy Microchip’s MOST50 devices in their infotainment systems. Their growing usage over the years …

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Are cars vulnerable to hacking: Now its Nissan and Chrysler?


Last year, when computer security researchers Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek showed they could hijack the steering and brakes of a Ford Escape and a Toyota Prius with laptops connected to the cars, they raised two questions: Could hackers perform the same tricks wirelessly, or even over the Internet? And …

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GM says Opel ADAM integrated with IntelliLink is the best connected small car

Opel ADAM equipped with IntelliLink infotainment system

Germany: According to General Motors, the Opel ADAM with the IntelliLink infotainment system is the best connected small car on the market. The state-of-the-art customizable system makes new media formats such the smartphones and apps available in-car. IntelliLink is said to be compatible with both Apple iOS and Android software-operated …

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New Opel Insignia to have next gen infotainment system

Opel Insignia

USA: According to a recent news, the new GM Opel Insignia will be equipped with a new generation infotainment system. As in news, the new infotainment generation in the Insignia can be controlled over an 8-inch colour display with touch operation. From the starting screen the driver can access all …

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GM makes OnStar services standard through OnStar RemoteLink

USA: According to a recent news, General Motors will make services like remotely unlocking doors, activating horn and lights and remote start for factory-equipped vehicles standard via smartphone for five years through the OnStar RemoteLink Mobile App. As in news, the complete set of RemoteLink Mobile App services is available …

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GMC unveils new Sierra with safety alert seat for driver awareness

GMC 2014 Sierra

USA: General Motors Corporation (GMC) has launched all-new 2014 Sierra with advanced active safety features, including Forward Collision Alert and Lane Departure Warning. The alerts from the system are delivered to the driver with GMC’s optional Safety Alert Seat. With the Safety Alert Seat, Sierra owners get feedback transmitted as a vibration …

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Future of infotainment in cars shines bright despite slow growth in 2013

IHS iSuppli

USA: A recent automotive market tracker report from IHS forecasts that despite relatively mild growth this year, automotive infotainment is set for continued expansion well into the future—driven by major technology improvements that not only increase the functionality of cars but also improve the overall driving experience. Total semiconductor revenue in …

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