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I've purchased two cars since 2010--a Nissan Altima and a Toyota Prius. Both of these cars had garage door openers, using the Homelink" interface, in the rear-view mirrors. I assumed this was standard equipment on all modern cars. I was very surprised when this feature was not included on my 2018 Volt Premiere. Boo.

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The feature was deleted on Gen 2, a step backwards, but a cost-saver, I suppose. I have double-stick taped my garage remote on top at the back side of the center screen with a felt pad to i.d. the correct button. It has worked fine for 2 years and is no-look.
 

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In my last car, I went to a pick and pull junkyard and grabbed a homelink out of a junked car and added into my overhead console. If you find a module that you can integrate someplace in the car, you just need 12V and a ground. They come in all shapes, sizes, and colors. It cost me $10 for the module.

An alternative now is getting a home automation system hub and a garage door controller. I have a "Wink" hub (about $30), and an Iris Garage Door Controller from Lowes (about $100), and I can open and close my garage from anywhere via an app on my phone. It also knows status because of a switch on the door that can determine if it's in a vertical or horizontal position, so I've set it up to alert my phone if my garage is open for more than 15 minutes.
 

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My solution for my Bolt EV which cost nothing:
Bolt EV Garage Opener.jpg
I simply tightened the stainless steel belt clip a little and slipped it between the liner and the plastic frame. Side benefit: you can easily take it with you if you want.
 

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I've been looking at many new models of GM cars/trucks and Homlink looks to be gone in all of them. I think GM and the owners of Homelink got in a spat over pricing and GM dropped them.

Not just GM. I suspect Homelink raised licensing fees and car makers simply walked away.
 
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