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The LA Auto Show has become synonymous with the “Green Car” initiative with good reason. California is on the cutting edge of green technologies, and our history and car culture make perfect bedfellows. LA is also the Entertainment Capital of the World and the LA Auto Show has become the forum to debut all manner of in-car infotainment. Of all the infotainment announcements at this year’s show, none turned more heads than the Cadillac User Experience (CUE), a highly customizable 8″ capacitive touch screen utilizing haptic feedback and proximity sensing. If there was a ”WOW!” moment at the show, this was it. Check out the video and see for yourself. CUE will launch next year on the all-new 2013 Cadillac XTS luxury sedan and ATX luxury compact with Stitcher Smart Radio.
Not to be outdone, Cadillac’s stablemate, Chevrolet, debuted the all-new Chevy Spark. The Spark is a smart small car designed with the “city experience” in mind and loaded with more features than any in its class. Spark will offer the Chevy MyLink system with its 7″ touch screen and Stitcher Smart Radio.
Honda was the latest to announce a connected solution for their 2012 CR-V, and with several more auto manufacturers expected to make similar announcements in the coming months, the future for Stitcher in-vehicle looks very bright, though perhaps not this bright: