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GM and OnStar launch sophisticated mobile app for Volt [w/videos]

by Sam Abuelsamid (RSS feed) on Jan 5th, 2010 at 10:00PM

When the Chevy Volt goes on sale late this year, General Motors intends to leverage its popular OnStar technology to help drivers maximize their electric driving time and minimize their use of liquid fuel. To do that, GM created an OnStar/EV lab last year at its Detroit headquarters. Engineers there have been working on how they can utilize available communications technology to save fuel, and the first public result is a new mobile phone application that is being announced at this year's Consumer Electronics Show. When the production version of the Volt was unveiled in 2008, many... Read More

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