GM Canada announces Maps+ The Newest App-Based Navigation Solution Across Canada

According to the J.D. Power 2021 Initial Quality Study, owners see app user experience as the third-most problematic feature of a new vehicle. The study found that users ranked remote controls, navigation assistance, service monitoring and statistical/diagnostic information as the most desirable features on an automaker’s app.

To offer a digital solution, GM Canada announced the launch of Maps+, an app-based navigation solution available across Canada, upgrading capabilities for select model year 2018 and newer Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, and Cadillac vehicles, powered by Mapbox. Maps+ will be available to GM vehicles as part of select Connected Services plans as a simple in-vehicle app download. The Maps+ launch is a prime example of GM’s commitment to delivering the best in-class customer experiences throughout the lifetime of the vehicle while enabling a safer drive.

GM Canada announces the launch of Maps+, an app-based navigation solution, powered by Mapbox, upgrading capabilities for select model year 2018 and newer Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac vehicles.

The features of Maps+ include:

Cross-App Integration

  • Use voice commands to get directions with Alexa Built-In
  • Navigate favourite songs and podcasts in one simple interface 

Personalization     

  • Favourite locations and points of interest 
  • Predictive keyboard entry when searching for points of interest
  • Modern map designs with day and night mode options
  • Shortcuts for search categories, such as coffee, food, fuel, parking, recent spots and favourites

Contextually Relevant Services

  • Routing based on real-time traffic and daily updating map data
  • Speed limit alerts, road hazard alerts 
  • Routing to nearby stations if vehicle is low on fuel
  • Notifications and alerts when a faster route is found

Maps+ will be available on select vehicles through select Connected Vehicle and Premium subscription plansCurrent eligible Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac owners will be notified when their vehicle is eligible for Maps+. 

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