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Voice control is easy to find in cars, but it's not always intuitive. You often have to use specific syntax, which might be hard to remember when you're barreling down the highway. GM may have a smarter approach in store, though. The Wall Street Journal understands that the automaker is working wi...

July 15th 2014 at 3:28pm 0 Comments
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Siri's clearly found hitching lifts in Chevy's Spark and Sonic cars comfortable, as it's now planning road trips in several of the company's other rides. Apple's virtual assistant will now partner with MyLink infotainment systems in 2014 editions of the Camaro, Cruze, Equinox, Malibu, SS and Volt,...

October 15th 2013 at 8:36am 0 Comments
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While the price of a Model S may have increased ever-so-slightly, EVs for the rest of us are starting to become reasonable propositions. GM, for instance, has announced that next year's Chevy Volt will be listed at $34,995, knocking $5,000 from the current list price. Of course, you'll still have...

August 6th 2013 at 8:41am 0 Comments
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We've driven a number of EV's over the years -- from the Ford Focus Electric to the Tesla Model S -- but none have been as affordable as the 2014 Chevrolet Spark EV. It costs $19,995, including the $7,500 federal tax credit, and just $17,495 in California, thanks to an additional $2,500 credit. Th...

July 26th 2013 at 4:53pm 0 Comments
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Welcome to IRL, an ongoing feature where we talk about the gadgets, apps and toys we're using in real life and take a second look at products that already got the formal review treatment. Fun fact: IRL was inspired by long-term car reviews -- the sort of detailed write-ups you can't expect afte...

June 24th 2013 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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Details of Chevy's first all-electric car, the Spark EV, hit the web yesterday, and today the diminutive car got its official unveiling at the LA Auto Show. Since we're here in SoCal, we figured we'd bring you some shots of GM's latest electrical offering, and Chevrolet was kind enough to cut apar...

November 28th 2012 at 6:53pm 0 Comments
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Rather than offer proprietary in-car navigation solutions, auto makers Ford and Chevy are looking to smartphones for their driver's navigation needs, says a report in the New York Times. Ford is working with Telenav on a solution that will let smartphone owners connect their phone-based maps ap...

October 15th 2012 at 9:00am 0 Comments