GM is latest to join the race to streamline EV charging

General Motors said Wednesday it will join a growing list of automakers focused on streamlining the EV charging process by equipping its models with “Plug and Charge” capability — aka th

GM aims to build Netflix-sized subscription business by 2030

General Motors said it expects its in-car subscription services to generate nearly $2 billion in revenue this year and will reach as high as $25 billion by the end of the decade, an amount the company

GM’s OnStar is bringing its emergency service to the home with Amazon Alexa

Owners of Alexa devices will soon be able to use OnStar’s emergency services from their homes, under an expanded partnership between OnStar’s parent company General Motors and Amazon. OnStar alrea

This Week in Apps: In-app events hit the App Store, TikTok tries Stories, Apple reveals new child safety plan

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the weekly TechCrunch series that recaps the latest in mobile OS news, mobile applications and the overall app economy. The app industry continues to grow, with 

GM’s Pam Fletcher is coming to TC Sessions: Mobility 2021 to talk about how to build a startup

GM might be best known for the millions of Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet and GMC-branded vehicles it designs, produces, finances and sells each year. But it also has a burgeoning incubator, where a team

The Station: Via hits $2.25B valuation, letters from readers, layoffs in a time of COVID-19

Hi, and welcome back to The Station, a weekly newsletter dedicated to all the ways people and packages travel from Point A to Point B. I’m your host Kirsten Korosec, senior transportation report

GM and Honda are co-developing two new electric vehicles due to arrive in 2024

GM and Honda will jointly develop two new electric vehicles slated for 2024, the latest move by the two automakers to deepen their existing partnership. Under the plan, the automakers will focus on th

GM is bringing Amazon Alexa to 2018 and newer Cadillac, Chevy, Buick and GMC vehicles

General Motors is adding Amazon Alexa to the infotainment systems of its Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac vehicles in the first half of next year — one of the broadest rollouts of an embedded Alex

Google Assistant, navigation and apps coming to GM vehicles starting in 2021

GM is turning to Google to provide in-vehicle voice, navigation and other apps in its Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet and GMC vehicles starting in 2021. GM began shipping vehicles with Google Android Autom

On Christmas Eve, Chevrolet drivers can track Santa from their cars

North American Aerospace Defense Command, or NORAD, has been tracking Santa’s progress around the globe every Christmas Eve for more than 60 years. Even a government shutdown won’t prevent

Chevrolet says in-car 4G LTE data use jumped almost 200% in 2016

Car makers are increasingly making data connections the default in new vehicles, and it’s having an impact in terms of usage: Chevrolet released numbers today that show in-car use of its OnStar

GM puts IBM Watson in cars with the new OnStar Go platform

GM is creating what it’s calling the “first cognitive mobility platform” in partnership with IBM, using the latter company’s Watson learning supercomputer. What that means is t

Chevy cuts 4G LTE data price in half

In the past two years, more than 2 million Chevrolet cars with 4G LTE data connections have been sold, and, according to GM, those connections have chewed through 3 million gigabytes of data. Now eac

How Connected Cars Have Established A New Ecosystem Powered By IoT

Not long ago, after you bought a new vehicle, the manufacturer had very little contact with you for years until it was time to sell you another car. The Internet of Things is changing all that. The Io

OnStar Amends Its Terms Of Service To Allow For Tracking Without Consent

Vehicle assistance service OnStar has always struck me as slightly creepy, but I can appreciate its utility unfamiliar locations and emergency situations. And the notion of a company tracking your loc

Chevrolet Volt Wins Gold, OnStar Takes Silver At 2011 Edison Awards

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/scaled.PB040429.jpg" />The awards just seem to keep stacking up for the <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/volt">Chevrolet Volt</a>.

OnStar's Retail Unit Gets Named FMV, Great For When You FML

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/onstar-retail-mirror-lede-620x313.jpg" /><a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/onstar">OnStar</a> has made a move out of being a proprie

Mopar Takes on On-Star, Calls It EVTS

Look out On-Star, Mopar is trying to take over your territory. Chrysler just announced their own tracking system for use in Dodge, Jeep, and Ram vehicles.

Facebook Integration Coming To GM's OnStar

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/09/facebookonstar.jpg" />It's safe to say we've reached the pinnacle of humanity with this next bit of news: you'll soon be able to update y

OnStar Gets Directions From Google Maps

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/06/google-maps-navigation-for-mobile.png" class="shot2"><a href="http://www.onstar.com/web/portal/home">OnStar</a> has <a href="http://www.prnews
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