Last week, technology giant Apple announced that its SIRI voice recognition system would be get a dedicated button in nine companies new cars, and now General Motors has let slip that Chevy Sonic and Chevy Spark will be the first in the automakers lineup to receive SIRI integration.
The system will work by placing a button, likely on the steering wheel, that activates a paired Apple device, whether it be an iPhone or iPad. This will allow the driver to manipulate the system without being distracted. It also takes strain off of in-car systems, and allows the occupants mobile device to carry the load.
The Chevrolet Sonic and Spark are both sub-compact cars, aimed directly at the young generation Y crowd. They are the first in what will probably be a long line of cars that offer the technology, a sensible move by GM considering that young people attribute a lot of importance to in-car technology.
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