GM shows off ‘digital vehicle platform’ enabling more in-car tech and OTA updates

It appears to have dropped the sobriquet “Global B,” but General Motors‘ new electrical architecture has bowed in drawings and video. This is the “digital vehicle platform” GM president Mark Reuss spoke to Reuters about in 2015, saying it would move a great deal of a vehicle’s computer work to the cloud and enable over-the-air updates. Reuss took the microphone for the debut, too, saying, “Our new digital vehicle platform and its eventual successors will underpin all our future innovations across a wide range of technological advancements, including EVs and expanded automated driving.”

The system will go into production later this year, appearing in dealerships first either on the 2020 Cadillac CT5 or the mid-engined 2020 Chevrolet Corvette. Yes, these are the same electronics cited for delaying the launch of

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