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Wheels on 4G fire: Inside the LTE dash in GM’s connected car

Wheels on 4G fire: Inside the LTE dash in GM’s connected car

GM's plans to make 4G LTE standard across its range by 2014 is an ambitious one, even more so when you realize it's not just a case of slotting a mobile hotspot into the glove compartment and calling it a day. There's a reason GM chose to announce at a smart mobile-centric show like MWC, infotainment chief Phil Abram told us, rather than at, say, the North American Auto Show or even a more generic tech show like CES. SlashGear sat down in a specially-created concept car to see what GM has in mind for its motorized bubble of connectivity.

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GM confirms in-vehicle 4G LTE as soon as 2014

GM confirms in-vehicle 4G LTE as soon as 2014

This week General Motors Vice Chairman Steve Girsky has let it be known that they're bringing 4G LTE connectivity to their vehicles as early as next year. This connectivity will be fully built-in to the vehicle itself - it's been made clear that it wont be brought in, and it wont be based on your smartphone. This solution will be coming to every brand from GMC to Chevy to Opel, and will bring such fabulous connectivity options as the vehicle itself acting as mobile hotspot for your tablet.

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2014 Corvette design dates back to 1997

2014 Corvette design dates back to 1997

When General Motors and Chevrolet unveiled the 2014 Corvette C7 Stingray last month, it received mixed reactions. Yes, it's an amazing-looking car, and the redesign makes it more sleek than ever. However, many critics were upset that Chevrolet ditched the iconic rounded taillights in favor of a new look. Then again, this isn't the first this has happened.

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2014 Chevrolet Impala secures your info and your stuff with a PIN-activated faceplate

2014 Chevrolet Impala secures your info and your stuff with a PIN-activated faceplate

The 2014 Chevrolet Impala has an interesting new valet mode that allows users to shield their personal items and personal information from unknown users. This could be a big deal for a lot of people considering many automobiles save your phone book to internal storage allowing you to dial using your voice while driving. The special valet mode in the new Impala uses the cars available eight-inch center stack display as an interactive touchscreen.

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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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