General Motors launched a next generation infotainment software development kit (NGI SDK) that allows software developers around the world to develop and test in-vehicle applications for GM’s infotainment systems. With the NGI SDK, apps can
The Chevy Bolt is bolting to new customers and to testing of autonomous driving in Michigan. The Bolt is the first over-two-hundred mile range EV to come to market under $40,000. Bolt buyers are replacing
Yesterday, we attended the annual AltCar Expo in Santa Monica. On display was a production model of the Chevy Bolt. This model has the same features as Chevy Bolts when they will be sold at
Apple announced iOS 10 at WWDC with some new Bluetooth features. So far we can’t tell if iOS 10 will help the multitude of iPhone owners who have had problems connecting their iPhones to cars
When GM announced that its models will have Android Auto, it noted that 8-inch infotainment models would get an update in March 2016. The update is right out now, right on time from dealers for
GM is making announcements at CES about mapping, discount coupons, payment and new affordable long-range electric vehicles. Barra Intros Chevy Bolt Chevrolet during Mary Barra’s keynote address will reveal the 2017 Bolt EV at CES
At the LA Auto Show, more automakers announced Android Auto and Apple CarPlay features in their future models. We have added more automakers to the AUTO Connected Car News’ list of vehicle models that support
OnStar AtYourService will be available through the OnStar RemoteLink mobile app, with coupons, discounts and guidance near their location. AtYourService will allows Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac owners to learn about deals in the area.
After the Jeep Cherokee hack last week, in time for the Def Con Hacking Conference, this week’s publicity exploit comes from Samy Kamkar with his OwnStar Hack-in-a-Box that hacked into the OnStar RemoteLink software on
OnStar has handled more than 1 billion requests from customers, by phone, mobile app or wireless service in their cars and trucks. To celebrate OnStar has given loyal subscribers in the U.S., Canada, Mexico and
On Friday, GM opened its new test center where safety engineers will develop and test safety technologies at the 52-acre Active Safety Test Area at Milford Proving Ground near Detroit. The new Active Safety Test
Chevy is launching a new feature for smartphone owners who want to maintain their cool– Active Phone Cooling. The feature will be available in Chevy vehicles, including the 2016 Impala and Malibu with wireless charging.