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Chevrolet MyLink gains Siri integration today in 2013 Sonic and Spark

Chevrolet MyLink gains Siri integration today in 2013 Sonic and Spark

Starting today, those of you with a Chevrolet Sonic or a Chevrolet Spark working with Chevrolet MyLink with your iPhone will be able to work with Siri eyes-free integration. This update takes on what was promised back in November of last year and what we got to see with our own eyes that same month in an early preview, making it real for real-world vehicle owners. With Siri integration, users will be able to connect their iPhone (any model that works with Siri natively) completely wirelessly and jump on in to Eyes Free mode.

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2014 Corvette is the first GM vehicle to use “Smart Materials”

2014 Corvette is the first GM vehicle to use “Smart Materials”

When its comes to technology for performance, the Chevrolet Corvette has long been one of the vehicles where Chevrolet pulls out all the stops. Chevrolet has announced that it has debuted a new "smart material" on the new 2014 Corvette Stingray. The 2014 Corvette is the first General Motors vehicle to use a lightweight shape memory alloy wire in place of a heavier motorized actuator to open and close the hatch vent release.

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Small turbocharged engines don’t deliver on fuel economy promises says report

Small turbocharged engines don’t deliver on fuel economy promises says report

Automotive manufacturers all around the world are working hard to make their vehicles more fuel-efficient. The US federal government has mandated new fuel economy standards that will go into effect in coming years that require automotive manufacturers to create engines that use significantly less fuel than most vehicles use today. To do this, many automotive manufacturers resorting to smaller displacement turbocharged engines.

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Panasonic upgrades its in-car infotainment platform for Chevrolet

Panasonic upgrades its in-car infotainment platform for Chevrolet

Panasonic Automotive Systems Company of America has announced that it has upgraded its in-car connected infotainment platform. This in-car infotainment system is used by Chevrolet in some select 2014 vehicle models with the MyLink infotainment system. The latest version of Panasonic's system will deploy a flexible application framework to select 2014 Chevrolet vehicles.

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