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Chevrolet is the first big car maker to offer an unlimited data plan

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - It’s not just big carriers offering unlimited data plans these days — car maker Chevrolet has now got in on the act, announcing today that it would offer an unlimited 4G LTE plan for drivers to use inside their cars. The plan is available from March 3rd, and will cost $20 a month. For that price, subscribers will be able to have access to a prepaid OnStar 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot, enabled by AT&T, that offers unlimited data on the move.

Chevrolet Owners Can Now Go Unlimited With OnStar 4G LTE

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - After using more than 4 million gigabytes of data in 2016, Chevrolet owners in the U. S. with an in-vehicle OnStar 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot will now have access to an unlimited prepaid data plan for only $20 per month.

Chevy's OnStar Users Consumed 4,220 Terabytes of 4G LTE Data in 2016

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - When you make 4G LTE a standard feature on all new vehicles rolling off the assembly line, connected car activity is bound to increase—and that's exactly what happened with Chevrolet's customers. Thanks to their open-armed embrace of the company's standard in-vehicle Internet access, Chevy vehicles downloaded a staggering 4,220,684 gigabytes (or 4,220 terabytes) of data last year. Owners of the Chevrolet Tahoe and Suburban SUVs saw the greatest growth in data usage.

Opel expects Crossland X to win more women buyers

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Opel/Vauxhall's decision to use a crossover design for its new Crossland X minivan will help the automaker win more women buyers, executives said, citing the high seating position and the OnStar 24-hour concierge service as some of the features...

GM's Vauxhall Boasts How OnStar Saved Man Who Suffered Epileptic Seizure

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - With all the focus on driver assistance systems as of late, it's easy to forget about the simpler systems that can help keep us safe on the road in case of emergencies.

Cartapping: How Feds Have Spied On Connected Cars For 15 Years

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The rapid spread of connected devices that can listen and locate has been a boon for law enforcement. Any new technology hooked up to the web has the potential to become a surveillance device, even if it's original purpose was benign, as shown in a 2016 Arkansas murder investigation where Amazon was asked to hand over audio from a suspect's Echo.

Blackberry is looking to make a comeback — but not with phones (hint: OnStar)

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Blackberry has had quite the fall from grace. What was once the world's biggest smartphone maker is now out of the phone manufacturing business altogether.