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Ordering Donuts At 55MPH: GM’s In-Car e-Commerce

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - General Motors’ Marketplace is the first e-commerce platform for in-dash payments and ordering on-the-go. The platform offers convenience and perks for drivers, as well as profit opportunities in the future. As Southern California was the perfect testing ground to try out these features, GM gave me a 2019 Buick Envision to take for a spin.

The 9 Best 2019 Cars for Less Than $20,000

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The Cruze is a great car for first-time drivers-and their parents. It comes standard with a key-fob-enabled program called Teen Driver, which lets parents limit audio volume, mute the stereo until the front passengers buckle up, limit top speed to 85 mph, and more. Teen Driver locks all active-safety systems in the "on" mode. Plus, it displays a “report card” on the touchscreen that shows how often little Sally hit wide-open throttle, her maximum speed, and distance traveled. The Cruze also comes with a trial subscription to OnStar.

Chevrolet Offers up to 3 Free Months of OnStar Coverage to Give Owners Peace of Mind This Winter

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - As a cold winter with above-normal snowfall is forecasted, Chevrolet is providing customers with a little extra peace of mind. Starting today, Chevrolet is offering up to6 three complimentary months of OnStar2 safety and security coverage to more than 19 million eligible customers.

OnStar Thought We Crashed a Corvette ZR1. We Were only Lapping It. (with video)

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Automobile contributor and championship-winning pro race-car driver Andy Pilgrim puts a lot of cars on the NCM Motorsports Park road course in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Recently, though, he had an amusing experience while turning laps around the challenging 3.

Buick’s Smart Driver explains why my gas mileage sucks—and my editor’s doesn’t

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Smart Driver leverages General Motors' OnStar platform. Sensors on the car record events like hard braking, hard acceleration, high-speed driving, late-night driving, and fuel economy, uploading that data to OnStar's cloud where it can be accessed via the myBuick app.

A high-tech mirror in the 2018 Chevy Camaro helps you watch your back

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - In a recent test of the 2018 Chevy Camaro Hot Wheels Edition, a rear-view mirror provides digital buttons you use to access OnStar features, such as calling a support tech or issuing an SOS to OnStar emergency personnel. It’s a sign of things to come, in that cars will eventually offer mostly digital touchscreen displays for everything from starting the car, swiping through even features, and even parking the car automatically.