What do consumers want to do with cars connected to the Internet? At least for now, they want to do things that will make their lives easier while driving, according to industry research firm Gartner.
‘On demand, real time traffic information is the top thing consumers desire, said Thilo Koslowski, automotive technology expert with the company, at the Telematics Update conference going on in conjunction with CES.
They also want weather and news information, and real time parking spot finder capability. And they want driving assessment and coaching on how to save on fuel and be a better driver. GM's OnStar announced at CES that it would be providing this type of driver assessment information later this year.
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