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 |  May 13 2014, 12:32 PM

Tech Tuesday Number 3: Who Has the Best Infotainment System


 

infotainment-mainThat interactive screen found in most new cars has significant impact on purchase decisions, meaning new car buyers want a system that is responsive, pretty and easy to use. We’ve decided to rank our experiences with the infotainment systems offered by major auto makers.

2013-Tesla-Model-S-Center-Stack.jpgWe’ll start with an honorable mention: We’d love to include the 17-inch screen found in the Tesla Model S but it’s too niche and limited to a vehicle few people can afford to own. However, it features a responsive screen that can be horizontally split. There is also a built in web browser.

Beyond that, the system is quite cluttered looking, but features some of the latest high-tech hardware. We can’t wait until Tesla’s cars, and by extension infotainment system, becomes more affordable.

 |  Nov 27 2012, 1:15 PM

General Motors is deploying a team of 25 young and tech-savvy customer specialists to dealerships nationwide in order to help owners get the most out of the automaker’s new Cugeneration of infotainment systems.

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 |  Jul 30 2012, 11:22 AM

Buick‘s IntelliLink infotainment system, which debuted on the 2012 Verano, is now being made standard equipment for every single model year 2013 Buick vehicle.

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