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Chevrolet Spark and Sonic to get Siri support next year



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When Apple rolled out iOS 6, new features were mentioned for automakers. A new Eyes Free mode with Siri essentially turns an iPhone 4S or iPhone 5 into a screen-less backend for your car.

GM announced this week that next year supported Chevrolet Spark and Sonic cars will integrate with Siri.

In the Spark and Sonic RS, owners can use Siri in Eyes Free mode to:

- Make voice-activated, hands-free calls to Contacts on their iPhone

- Play songs in the iTunes library, and even switch music sources automatically from AM/FM/XM radio to iPod mode

- Listen to, and compose and send an iMessage or text message to a phone number or anyone in saved Contacts

- Access Calendar and add appointments

- Minimize distraction even more by keeping the screen of the iPhone from lighting up, even when Siri answers simple questions such as game scores or the dates of national holidays

- While in Eyes Free mode, Siri will not provide answers to complex questions that require displaying a web page.



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