GM refashions OnStar as revenue centerApril 30
General Motors is reorienting its OnStar business to generate more revenue from connectivity services and better position its core auto brands as technological showcases that can compete against innovative brands such as Tesla.
Toyota seeks breakthrough in reworked carsApril 22
The relatively low-volume Avalon and Corolla hatchback offer a preview of stablemates that are more critical for Toyota North America: the reworked Lexus ES, which will debut this week in Beijing, and the coming Corolla sedan.
GM offers in-dash fuel payments in 3-city pilot programApril 18
OnStar rebranding efforts put safety firstMarch 26
Toyota quietly rolls out Apple CarPlayJan. 22
Bosch, Continental plan to acquire 5% stake in digital navigation supplier HereJan. 4
Bosch and Continental plan to acquire 5 percent stakes in digital mapping company Here to gain more expertise in driver-assistance and other data-based technologies. Here is jointly controlled by BMW, Daimler and Audi.
GM first to offer in-car purchases via Marketplace appDec. 5, 2017
Call 911! — or try GM's OnStarSept. 4, 2017
OnStar helps local emergency groups respond to HarveyAug. 30, 2017
GM's OnStar has stepped in to help 911 and the American Red Cross in their emergency-response efforts in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. OnStar is also helping take evacuation requests, providing evacuation routes and contacted family or friends for those in need.