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Chevrolet launches Call Me Out app to discourage distracted driving

Uses phone's sensors and recorded messages from friends and family

It uses the phone's sensors and recorded messages from friends and family to keep you focused.

2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 to offer 4 levels of towing aid

Technology, extra rear-view cameras and a mobile app to ease the burden

Technology, extra rear-view cameras and a mobile app to ease the burden.

Owners of GM vehicles will be able to rent them to other drivers

GM pilot expands Maven into an Airbnb for cars

Owners of GM vehicles will be able to rent them to other drivers.

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Hyundai partners with tech startup Smartcar to expand mobility apps

Blue Link All-Access open platform will work with Hyundai's entire 2018 lineup.

Partnership with Silicon Valley-based startup Smartcar opens up mobile apps ecosystem for Hyundai's entire 2018 lineup.

Parking app SpotHero targets auto industry with new Detroit office

With help from Techstars, startup seeks to get its technology included in cars

2015 Chevy Volt will be available with 4G LTE

General Motors teased consumers two years ago when it showed off a Chevrolet Volt decked out with 4G LTE connectivity. More details were finally unveiled this month at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas: the 2015 Chevy Volt will have a 4

DOE's free alt-fuel station finder app now available

Not only can you find any public charging and alt-fuel station from a user-friendly source, you can also view it on your iPhone and iPad. The US Department of Energy (DOE) has launched a new mobile app so drivers can find any green fuel you can think of – biodiesel (B20), electricity, ethanol (E85), hydrogen,

Siri Eyes Free coming to Chevy Volt

Chevrolet has added the Volt to its list of 2014 vehicles that will have Chevrolet MyLink with Siri available for iPhone users looking for infotainment perks and freedom from distracted driving. Siri Eyes Free Integration will also be available on the 2014 Jon LeSage

OnStar RemoteLink mobile app coming standard on all new GM vehicles

As an evolution and improvement of its OnStar technology, General Motors has announced that it will be expanding the RemoteLink Mobile App on most 2014 model year Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac veh

Continental's digital key for EV carsharing points to a new way forward

Electric vehicle carsharing is getting major buy-in from Zipcar, Car2go, and others. What about EV owners? Automotive supplier Continental thinks there's a technology tha

Ford announces app developer program

Ford used the occasion of CES to announce that the Ford Developer Program, the automaker's own app developer program, would be open to anyone wanting to participate. Ford will provide its software developer kit to registered software writers who will then have access to code libraries and documentation to allow them to write apps to "enable two-way communication between mobile apps" and Sync-equipped Ford vehic

PlugShare finds most EV drivers go 1,050 miles on $30/month

The average EV user drives 1,050 miles per month and spends around $30 dollars in charging costs, saves around $75 per month in fuel costs and sheds 360 pounds of CO2 emissions compared to "regular" drivers. Want to know the top three electric vehicle-ready cities in North America? Portland, Dallas, and Nashville.

Lexus launches iPhone app for Lexus Enform users

In-car infotainment and emergency aids like Sync, OnStar, COMAND and iDrive might be the pin-ups who get the boys' attention, but there's another beauty in the corner quietly adding features and getting into better shape: Lexus Enform. Toyota's luxury brand hasn't put the bullhorn to work for Enfo