New Product Features and Information

GM models feature a variety of technology and new systems that may be unfamiliar to technicians and service consultants in GM dealerships. Following are several videos highlighting new features to help in understanding how the systems work, proper operation, and different settings. This information will help service department personnel become familiar with a new vehicle systems in order to ensure correct operation and enhance customer satisfaction while reducing unnecessary repairs and diagnostic time.

 

Trailblazer Infotainment System

The infotainment system of the new Trailblazer includes a standard 7-inch diagonal touchscreen with a variety of settings and new technology. Users can set up the system to use wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto as well as Alexa Built-In.

 

Encore GX Head-Up Display

The Encore GX Head-Up Display (HUD) can display a variety of vehicle information clearly in your field of vision while you drive. The projected information is displayed on a pop-up screen located on top of the instrument panel in front of the driver. HUD controls are on the left side of the instrument panel.

 

Amazon Alexa Built-In on GMC Vehicles

To set up Amazon Alexa Built-In on select GMC models requires only a few easy steps. Once connected, Alexa can be used to play a favorite playlist, get directions, and more.

 

Sierra Memory Seats

Available memory seats on the Sierra allow two drivers to set up and recall preferred seating positions as well as memory settings for the power mirrors and power steering column, if equipped. Memory settings can be recalled automatically if enabled in the vehicle settings on the infotainment screen.

 

Silverado HD Trailering Mirrors

The large door-mounted trailering mirrors on the Silverado HD offer power adjustment, folding, and extending capability along with up to four types of lighting, including puddle lamps, perimeter lighting, and turn signals. Some mirror features must be enabled in the vehicle settings on the infotainment screen.

 

Corvette Access without Power

If power to the Corvette Stingray is lost, there are several ways to access the vehicle, including using the key cylinders located at the driver’s door and trunk. There is also a hood release cable under the instrument panel that enables access to the battery for jump-starting the vehicle.

 

Corvette Digital Instrument Cluster

The Corvette Stingray features a 12-inch diagonal customizable instrument cluster with an available Head-Up Display (HUD). The instrument cluster can be configured to display a number of different views, based on the active driver mode, as well as show the status of a variety of operating systems as selected by the driver.

 

6.2L V8 Engine Dry Sump Oil System

The low position of the 2020 Corvette Stingray’s 6.2L V8 engine enables a low center of gravity for optimal handling. The engine-mounted dry sump oil system uses three scavenge pumps to keep the oil volume high for improved track performance at lateral acceleration levels exceeding 1G in all directions.

 

Dual Clutch Transmission

The 2020 Corvette Stingray features a new 8-speed dual clutch transmission (DCT) that provides lightning-fast shifts and excellent power transfer. The double-paddle de-clutch feature allows the driver to disconnect the clutch by holding both paddles for more manual control.

 

Electronic Limited Slip Differential (eLSD)

The electronic limited slip differential on the 2020 Corvette Stingray is integrated into the transaxle and modulates torque between the rear tires, enabling incredible vehicle stability.

 

Regen on Demand

The Bolt EV features Regen on Demand, which temporarily regenerates energy from the vehicle’s momentum and stores it in the high voltage propulsion battery for later use. The video highlights operation of the Regen on Demand system and tips on operation.

 

HD Surround Vision

The High-Definition Surround Vision system on the Cadillac CT6 displays the area surrounding the vehicle along with rear or front camera views on the infotainment screen. The system operates when the vehicle is in Reverse or Drive while moving less than 8 mph and the Camera view buttons are at the bottom of the screen can change the available views. The video covers each of the view and their attributes.

 

IntelliBeam Automatic Headlamps

The IntelliBeam system turns the vehicle’s high-beam headlamps on and off according to surrounding traffic conditions when it is dark enough and there is no other traffic present. The video explains how to turn the system on/off in the Bolt EV and covers several operating features.

Tire Pressure Alert

Tire Pressure Alert, or Tire Fill Alert, works with the Tire Pressure Monitoring System to provide visual and audible alerts outside the vehicle when inflating a tire to the recommended cold tire pressure. The video covers system operation and the meaning of the different indicators on the 2019 Silverado 1500. The system also is available on many other GM models.

 

 

Trailer App Overview

The Sierra Pro Grade Trailering System and Chevrolet Advanced Trailering System available on the 2019 Sierra 1500 and Silverado 1500 includes an all-new trailering app that features a pre-departure checklist, maintenance reminders, trailer light test, trailer electrical diagnostics and available trailer tire pressure and temperature monitoring. The video presents an overview of the app and some of its key features.

 

MultiPro Tailgate

The GMC MultiPro Tailgate features an innovative tailgate design that incorporates six distinct functions, increasing accessibility to make loading and unloading easier. The video covers tailgate operation and configuration.

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