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Do any GM vehicles currently in production run the Infotainment 3 hardware that will be in the 2019 Volt?

Wondering how big of a step the new hardware will be versus the 18s.
 

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Do any GM vehicles currently in production run the Infotainment 3 hardware that will be in the 2019 Volt?

Wondering how big of a step the new hardware will be versus the 18s.
I'm at least hoping for wireless CarPlay so I can take advantage of the improved (and moved) wireless charging pad.

My 2017 Lemon isn't long for my company and I definitely plan to replace it with a '19 as soon as I can before I get stranded in traffic again.
 

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https://www.caranddriver.com/news/2...ud-based-infotainment-and-styling-tweaks-news

Don't know about currently in production cars running the exact system, but seems from the above article like it's a reskinned version of Cadillac's system.

Personally, the idea of a cloud-based infotainment system is anathema to me. Looking forward to when Chevy stops supporting it in 5 years or demands a monthly payment for basic features.

While I'd prefer a few more physical buttons, I find the MyLink system in my 17 responds quickly to my inputs, makes sense, interfaces well with my iPhone over Bluetooth or in CarPlay, and has good sized on-screen button icons that are easy to use without requiring spending lots of time looking at the screen. Perfect for my use.
 

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Personally, the idea of a cloud-based infotainment system is anathema to me. Looking forward to when Chevy stops supporting it in 5 years or demands a monthly payment for basic features.
Amen to that. "Cloud" based anything is a scourge, the kind of suckers bait that people keep falling for time and again. I guess with Navi/Maps, On Star, Sirius XM all being recurring fee's a dealer/manufacturer can profit from, they figure why not everything else?
 

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I like the looks of the system as shown in that linked article. The one thing that caught my eye from the description was "Wireless software updates and live traffic are also included." I noticed in the MY19 info that SiriusXM NavTraffic is no longer available but it may be that they're including live traffic separately. Guess we'll find out soon enough.
 

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I like the looks of the system as shown in that linked article. The one thing that caught my eye from the description was "Wireless software updates and live traffic are also included." I noticed in the MY19 info that SiriusXM NavTraffic is no longer available but it may be that they're including live traffic separately. Guess we'll find out soon enough.
If it is included, it's almost a surefire bet they will require a buy-up OnStar data plan to make it work.
 

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Do any GM vehicles currently in production run the Infotainment 3 hardware that will be in the 2019 Volt?

Wondering how big of a step the new hardware will be versus the 18s.
For the Volt it will actually be the fourth iteration. Each year of the Gen 2 has brought with it a different radio firmware/hardware version. The latest one (3.0) is in the late 2017 and 2018 MY and includes the app store. It's looking like the 2019 is shaping up to be a more significant redesign though.
 

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The look is definitely better than my 2018 -- the buttons look more modern and are easier to distinguish from a distance. Needless to say, Chevy could probably give this to everybody with a firmware update. But I imagine they won't be that generous.

Responding to Gadgtt, I always thought that carplay needed power because GPS takes so much juice. But maybe if the phone is in the wireless charging slot they can do it. That would be slick.
 

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The look is definitely better than my 2018 -- the buttons look more modern and are easier to distinguish from a distance. Needless to say, Chevy could probably give this to everybody with a firmware update. But I imagine they won't be that generous.
Anyone know if it will be possible to upgrade our systems? My 2017 doesn't even have the app store. Would love the new energy information screen and heck even if the backup camera is improved through software too.

Had no luck with Gen 1 trying to upgrade my '13 so I'm not hopeful it's the same with Gen 2. The funny thing is--I bet GM could even make some money with software/firmware updates like this in older models. I'm not saying they SHOULD, but am surprised the bean counters focus on nickel-and-diming customers with money-losing propositions like "map upgrades" and "traffic" when you get that for free on your cell phone.
 

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Unfortunately it’s not just a software upgrade. The 2019 Camaro is also getting the new MyLink upgrade, and the info I’ve gathered on the Camaro forums (I have a 2018 ZL1) is that the hardware is different as well. The screen is higher resolution, the backup camera is now HD, it’s faster, with supposedly a more responsive touch screen, along with quite a few other hardware changes besides just a new look. The volt will be getting all these changes with its new MyLink as well.
 

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I will say this - kudos to GM for actually making these updates available as a mid-generation refresh as opposed to waiting until Gen 3. One of the things that really put me off about the 2015 Leaf was the fact that the infotainment tech was from 2010-2011 and somewhat outdated.
 

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My brand new Cadillac CTS has the new CUE 3, aka CUE IOT. The home screen is identical to the photo in the link, and the description is nearly identical. This revision of CUE is like a smart phone and is very intuitive, responsive, and modern. I'm not surprised GM is rolling it out across product groups.
 
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