If you’re worried about in-car distractions getting worse and not better, you’re not going to like this news. GM announced today that in a partnership between OnStar and AT&T, it will install 4G LTE hotspots in its Chevrolet, GMC, Cadillac, and Buick vehicles sold in the U.S. and Canada starting in 2014, with additional global carrier partners coming online later. LTE is roughly 10 times faster than the 3G technology prevalent in other manufacturers’ cars with built-in hotspots.
Volkswagen has lifted the curtain off of the production version of the revolutionary 2013 XL1 diesel hybrid car which promises to bring world class efficiency and fuel savings in a diesel powered wrapper when it makes its official debut at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show in March.
Audi has pulled the veil off of its reworked A3 E-Tron concept which will represent the brand’s latest entry in its long line of E-Tron concept vehicles when it makes its official debut at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show in March.
While attending the launch event for the 2014 Corvette Stingray last month, I was struck by a thought that just wouldn’t leave my head. Were GM executives being honest when they said that they only applied the Stingray name to the car at the eleventh hour, only after it was clear that the car raised the bar in terms of design and performance? Could there be another reason that it’s no longer just a “Corvette,” but now a “Corvette Stingray” or even just “Stingray?” Well, here’s my crazy idea. Grab your tinfoil hat.
Following an earlier leak of photos that made their way to the Internet earlier this week, Bentley has formally unveiled its 2014 Flying Spur sedan, which adds two more doors and new styling to the Continental model lineup when it makes its official debut at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show.