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Release date- 05012014 -
Chevrolet AppShop is accessible through an icon displayed on the available MyLink screen that allows owners to view all available apps and download them directly to the vehicle, then organize, update or delete them. Available apps will connect drivers to music, news, weather, travel information, vehicle data and more.
'We listen to our customers, and they want more choices like they have with their smartphones,' said
A seamless data connection for Chevrolet AppShop will be offered with the brand's broad deployment of high-speed 4G LTE connectivity through
Chevrolet AppShop should help keep smartphones in pockets. Features that require a large amount of attention - such as those that use a keyboard - are unavailable while the vehicle is in motion. While some apps may be familiar to owners, the functionality of these apps may vary between
'At General Motors, we are trying to minimize driver distractions through the use of technology,' said
Among the apps Chevrolet demonstrated at CES is a Vehicle Health App that's expected to be available for customers by the end of 2014. This app uses vehicle data to provide on-demand diagnostic reports and maintenance notifications, and also provides contact information, appointment scheduling and, on properly equipped vehicles, navigation routing to the owner's preferred dealer. The Vehicle Health App builds on the
Here is an initial list of the other planned apps:
.iHeartRadio (U.S. Only): Offers instant access to more than 1,500 of the nation's most popular live radio stations from anywhere in
.Priceline.com: Allows search, comparison, and booking of a hotel room. With more than 200,000 hotels from which to choose, this app gives travelers the freedom to experience a little more and go a little farther because a place to stay the night is always just a few touches away.
.Slacker Radio: Handcrafted internet radio service with more than 13 million songs, plus news, sports, comedy and weather. Playlists can be synchronized with a smartphone, tablet or web browser.
.TuneIn Radio: Expands in-car radio listening to more than 100,000 radio stations and more than 2 million podcasts streaming from every continent, including sports, news, talk and music.
.Cityseeker: A car concierge that provides relevant and personalized information about attractions, museums, restaurants, nightlife and shopping based on a vehicle's location.
.Eventseeker: Seek, share and live with personalized information about events, concerts, sporting events, festivals, performing arts, family-friendly activities and more. Never miss an event again.
.Glympse: The pioneer of temporary, person-to-person location sharing. Allows a driver to share real-time movement with anyone, including speed and estimated arrival time.
.Kaliki: A spoken-word news and entertainment app that delivers up-to-the-minute headlines, traffic, sports, weather and marquee episodic content from
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