The company drove its new Cadillac XTS from Detroit to Chicago to show off its Cadillac CUE platform, which comprises apps and slick new features that integrate with mobile devices via Bluetooth 3.0.
GM was among the companies that opted not to join Verizon Wireless 's 4G Venture Forum for Connected Cars, but it's clear that Long Term Evolution (LTE) connectivity is not off the table. CUE Designer Cody Hansen said that GM subsidiary OnStar has been looking at LTE and working with Verizon, but that the car giant is waiting for the network to mature and achieve nationwide coverage before it makes any decisions.
"Stay tuned on LTE," added GM Communications Manager Scott Fosgard.
Click on the image below to launch a short slideshow tour of the new XTS when it stopped in Chicago (a very sunny Chicago, so please excuse the glare).
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— Sarah Reedy, Senior Reporter, Light Reading Mobile