2016 GMC Terrain Denali Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer As the smallest of their SUV-style vehicles, the 2016 GMC Terrain takes on a different look than the stylish GMC Acadia and GMC Yukon models, displaying a more rugged appearance that appears to be inspired by GM?s now defunct Hummer division. It?s much like we image what the offspring of…

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Chevrolet Silverado Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer The three best-selling vehicles in the U.S., year-to-date (September 2015), are trucks. The Ford F-150, Chevrolet Silverado and Ram trucks are by far the big guns of the auto industry far ahead of all the top selling cars like Camry, Corolla, Accord and Altima. Of the truck trio, the 2015…

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Drive My Car – OnStar & RelayRides

As if taking a page from the Beetle?s ?Drive My Car? song, General Motors has teamed up with RelayRides to offer the first nationwide peer-to-peer car sharing marketplace. Owners of idle GM vehicles can now rent it simply by using a smart phone and GM?s OnStar system. Owners simply log onto their OnStar account online…

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Your Phone Can Tell Your Car Where to Go

Smartphone users can now go to the OnStar RemoteLink mobile app and select a destination, then send it directly to their vehicle.? Once in the vehicle, the route can be access audibly through the OnStar Turn-by-Turn or via an in-dash navigation system and the route is ready to go with no further input required. The…

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OnStar for All

It?s no longer necessary to buy a General Motors car just to get the OnStar communications system. ?Starting this summer, the new OnStar FMV (For My Vehicle) service will be available to more than 90 million vehicles. OnStar FMV is a rearview mirror that delivers the core features that have made OnStar the most trusted…

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Chevrolet?s MyLink takes on Ford SYNC

Bringing Internet Music to the Car Chevrolet is taking the OnStar communications system to a new level with and in-car infotainment package call MyLink.? Starting this year ?as an addition to OnStar, the new Volt and Equinox models will be available with, the MyLInk system.? It integrates online services like?Pandora? internet radio and?Stitcher SmartRadio? using…

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Aftermarket OnStar

Now Older GM Vehicles and Other Makes Can Add OnStar The popular General Motors OnStar communication system is now available on General Motors vehicles that didn?t have the service installed at the factory and on vehicles built by other manufacturers. Starting in the spring of 2011 More than 1,600 retailers, including all nationwide Best Buy…

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GM Smart Phone Apps Work with OnStar

General Motors will be offering a new smart phone app that will allow most owners of 2011 Chevrolet, Cadillac, Buick and GMC vehicles to control many vehicle functions of their vehicles from the phone.? The new app works with the OnStar communications system to activate all of the functions available on a traditional vehicle key…

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