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Would you pay $17 a month to give your older Ford connectivity?

Ford SmartLink may be a tall ask for niceties customers simply expect

When it was first introduced in 2007, there was nothing like the original Ford Sync system, since it allowed car owners to connect and use a portable device better than anything that came before it. It took competitors awhile to catch up. But now Ford is the one playing catchup.

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Chevy's Android Auto update will reach cars in March

Chevy says its Android Auto update will reach its cars in March, starting with those that have 8-inch MyLink touchscreen systems

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Chevy announces broad deployment of 4G LTE with OnStar [w/videos]

The Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas is rapidly becoming a major stage on which automakers show off their latest and greatest goodies designed to make the lives of drivers easier and more colorful. For Chevrolet, that means it is unveiling a bunch of new smartphone-like technologies for its cars.

Technology of the Year: Chevrolet MyLink Valet Mode

A simple idea to keep valet parkers from accessing the car's system

The new Chevy Impala comes with a little bit of James Bond inside. Press a button and - voila! - a secret storage bin large enough to hold valuable items like an MP3 player, mobile phone or wallet is unveiled behind the 8-inch MyLink center infotainment & navigation display. Owners can enter a PIN code and lock Valet Mode's sliding door, securing high-value items like smartphones.

Apple's Siri Coming To Chevy Spark, Sonic [VIDEO]

General Motors announced Tuesday that forthcoming Chevrolet Spark and Sonic models will offer Siri integration. Chevy's MyLink infotainment system will work with Apple's virtual personal assistant via Bluetooth connection. Once a compatible iPhone is paired with the car, drivers simply press the voice activation button on the steering wheel to begin

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Chevy announces Spark, Sonic will be first to integrate Apple's Siri, debuts next-gen MyLink [w/videos]

Get ready for Siri in your car. Early in 2013, Chevrolet will be the first automaker to roll out Apple's Eyes Free technology, showing up initially in the Spark (in 1LT and 2LT trims) and Sonic (in LTZ an

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Popular Science magazine's Best Of What's New 2012 all ate up with cars

Popular Science has named the winners in its Best of What's New awards, the victors coming in the categories of aerospace, automotive, engineering, entertainment, gadgets, green, hardware, health, home, recreation, security and software. The automotive category did not go wanting for lauded advancements:

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2013 Chevrolet Spark

Who's Going To Hear Chevy's Sub-Sonic Statement?

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Chevy adding navigation to Sonic, Spark with GogoLink smartphone app

We're already familiar with the Chevrolet MyLink infotainment system that's slowly making its way across the brand's entire portfolio, but today, we were able to get our first look at the next big feature being added to General Motors' Bowtie tech. First available on the 2013 Chevrolet Spark and Sonic, GogoLink is a smartp

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Hands-on with Chevrolet MyLink for the 2013 Sonic, Spark

We got our first taste of Chevrolet's new entry-level version of MyLink at CES, and for being a pre-production unit that's not due to arrive in showrooms until later this year, we're throughly impressed.

2012 Chevy Volt Drops Price, Adds MyLink

If you're among those waiting for the Volt's price to drop before buying, then today is your day. Well...sort of. GM announced earlier today that they will be shaving $1,005 off the base price of the 2012 Chevy Volt. Of course, there's one small catch.

Latest OnStar focuses on infotainment, adds audio Facebook integration, voice texting

After 15 years of offering comprehensive safety coverage to General Motors vehicle owners, OnStar will be getting a well-deserved boost in functionality to better take on Ford's Sync and ot