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    Official: GM to make most cars LTE hotspots for 2015
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    General Motors isn't the first automaker to deliver in-car Internet access, but a proposed plan announced today could make the technology more widespread than any of its competitors have offered. By the 2015 model year, most Chevrolet, Buick, Cadillac and GMC products in the US and Canada will ...

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    Report: FCC trying to open wifi access band for connected cars to other devices
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    The Federal Communications Commission has voted to reexamine a 1999 decision to set aside the 5.9 GHz wireless band specifically for connected car technologies. Regulators want to allow other wireless devices to use the band in order to ease congestion at high-use areas like airports and ...

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    Official: GM developing Wi-Fi app to help pedestrians avoid being hit [w/video]
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    Since even the threat of serious injury or death isn't enough to keep people engrossed in their phones from walking out into traffic, General Motors is developing a new pedestrian safety technology that will sense the phone itself. Using Wi-Fi Direct, a peer-to-peer wireless standard that's like ...

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    Official: 2012 Chevrolet Silverado gets slight redesign, WiFi and White Diamond Edition
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    General Motors has quietly rolled out a mild refresh for the 2012 Chevrolet Silverado. Buyers who lay down the cash for the new pickup will enjoy a slightly reworked nose complete with a chrome mesh grille with a chrome surround on LS and LT trims, and two-wheel drive trucks will feature an ...

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    Report: Judge says Google can be held liable in Street View wi-fi security debacle
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    It's a good thing for Google that have all of the money in the world. A federal judge has announced that the Silicon Valley giant can be sued for any damages related to the data grabbed by its Street View cars. As you may recall, earlier this year, it was determined that when the mapping machines ...

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    Ford Focus adds on-board WiFi in Europe
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    You might figure that, with a name like Focus, Ford's compact model would be all about eliminating distractions. But the new global Focus is jam-packed with technology, and the latest among them is a new in-car WiFi system. The device works with SYNC and MyFord Touch to pick up the signal from ...

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    2011 Subaru Outback adds in-car Wi-Fi
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    2010 Subaru Outback - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Ford's SYNC does 3G WiFi, and with the help of Autonet so do GM, Chrysler, Avis, some school buses and now Subaru. The Japanese automaker has put WiFi on the options list of the 2011 Subaru Outback for the pretty standard price of $499 ...

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    2011 Audi A8 available with factory-installed wireless internet hotspot
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    2011 Audi A8 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    One day, we'll be able to have wireless internet access from nearly every point on the globe. And while many cities and towns are making efforts to offer free wireless service across a broad range, automakers are now looking to bring ...

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    Volvo unveils touchscreen rear entertainment with 500GB and WiFi
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    Fast Connection: Cadillac adds WiFi to CTS options list
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    Perhaps as part of a thoughtful move to combine two of the major aspects of the Autoblog lifestyle, Cadillac has just announced that it will offer full WiFi access in its CTS sport sedan beginning next month.The dealer-installed option will cost $499, and Cadillac says the Autonet Mobile system ...

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    Delphi and Autonet partnering to bring mobile internet to the masses
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    One of the highlights of the recent Audi Mileage Marathon for participating journalists was the in-car internet connectivity. The Q7s and other vehicles used in the marathon were equipped with a Cradlepoint mobile WiFi router and USB wireless broadband adapter. We were able to open up our laptops ...

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    Chrysler offering in-car web access later this year
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    Chrysler may be struggling with vehicle styling and interior quality, but the gang in Auburn Hills sure does love the gadgetry. Sirius satellite TV, heated and cooled cupholders, and Swivel-N-Go seating will soon be joined by in-car Internet access. The Washington Post reports Chrysler will utilize ...

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    Avis to offer internet in cars for $10.95/day
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    Avis is still trying harder, this time offering internet in its rental fleet for $10.95 a day. Called Avis Connect, the service is launching at San Francisco International Airport and will come on line at airports in San Jose, Oakland, Los Angeles and Newark, with airport locations in Atlanta, ...

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    AutoNet Mobile rocking wi-fi in your car
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    For those of you confined to a movable cubicle, having a wireless internet connection within your mobile office would be a Godsend. Autonet has recognized this need and developed, what the company maintains is, the first in-car ISP, allowing any wireless devices within your vehicle to be hooked up ...

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