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    Amazon Key unlocks Volvo and GM vehicles for parcel deliveries

    2018-04-30T11:50:26Z

    Amazon Prime in-car delivery (Image: Volvo) Both Volvo Cars and General Motors have announced the addition of the Amazon Key app to their respective connected services in the USA. This will be available to customers in 37 US cities and their surrounding areas, with more locations to follow. For ...

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    GM's infotainment chief: It's all about the infrastructure

    2016-01-25T15:06:29Z

    GM's Abram: “If we get the infrastructure right, we can react to everything." (Photo: A. Bongard) General Motors, like most of its competitors, is embracing new technologies as customers increasingly look for new and different personal-mobility products. “The convergence of connectivity, vehicle electrification and evolving customer needs demands new ...

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    GM China vehicles to feature 4G telematics this year

    2015-03-04T08:38:00Z

    Fast 4G communications allow more infotainment options inside the car (Photo: GM) General Motors said a Cadillac brand model it will start selling this year in China will mark the beginning of its rollout of fast 4G telematics systems in the world's biggest car market. The connectivity will be ...

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    Opel launches OnStar in Europe as free service in first year

    2015-03-03T17:36:29Z

    Opel CEO Neumann wants Opel to be a leader in connected-car technology (Photo: GM) Opel joined the race to be the best connected car brand in Geneva Tuesday, when it announced that General Motors' OnStar connectivity suite will be available on all of its models starting this year. Opel ...

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    GM appoints new connected-consumer chief

    2014-11-27T17:14:15Z

    Boler-Davis takes over from Mary Chan, who is leaving GM (Photo: GM) Alicia Boler-Davis will take over as head of General Motors' connected-car operations, replacing Mary Chan, who will leave the car company next year. Boler-Davis, currently senior vice president, global quality and customer experience, will hand over quality ...

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    GM plans embedded 4G connectivity globally

    2013-02-25T11:29:15Z

    GM's embedded 4G infrastructure will let passengers connect to an in-vehicle hotspot (Photo: GM) General Motors plans to equip next-generation models with embedded 4G LTE sim cards, paving the way for a greater array of services to be available to the connected car. The US automaker announced at the ...

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    CES: Developers gain access to GM's infotainment

    2013-01-08T15:31:04Z

    GM infotainment will soon feature customized apps (Photo: GM) LAS VEGAS ”“ Developers will be able to create in-vehicle apps for General Motors infotainment systems, after the US carmaker announced a software development kit for programmers. The kit will allow drivers to add apps and features to their cars ...

  • onstar mexico.automotiveIT
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    OnStar prepares for Mexican business in course of 2013

    2012-11-13T21:59:58Z

    Mexico will be OnStar's 4th national market when it launches there in 2013 (Photo: GM) General Motors, which is keen to broaden the geographical reach of its OnStar safety and emergency calling system, will make the technology available in Mexico from 2013. OnStar is already marketed in the US, ...

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    Paris auto show: OnStar also part of GM-PSA talks

    2012-09-28T17:46:19Z

    In early 2012, GM released an aftermarket version of OnStar available to non-GM vehicle owners in the US (Photo: OnStar) Paris - The possible sharing of General Motors' OnStar technology is part of the broader collaboration talks between the US automaker and PSA/Peugeot-Citroen, a senior PSA executive said Friday. ...

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    GM appoints computer exec to run OnStar, infotainment

    2012-05-06T16:45:33Z

    Mary Chan (Photo: Dell) General Motors has hired a senior executive from computer maker Dell to run its global infotainment operations, which include the OnStar telematics unit. The carmaker said Mary Chan, senior vice president and general manager of Dell's Enterprise Mobility Solutions & Services division, started at GM May ...