Chevrolet Offers Corry-area iPhone Users Siri Eyes Free Integration

Chevy MyLink Siri

Chevrolet and Crotty Chevrolet Buick, recently announced additional vehicles with Chevrolet MyLink will be available with Siri, Apple’s intelligent assistant that helps get things done just by asking. Siri Eyes Free Integration will be available, for Corry, Warren and Erie area drivers, on the 2014 Camaro, Cruze, Equinox, Malibu, SS and Volt.

“Corry-area drivers love owning Chevrolet’s, because they are fun to drive and offer the latest in vehicle technology with MyLink,” said Shane Crotty of Crotty Chevrolet Buick. “Siri Eyes Free integration adds safety, ease, reliability and portability to the package.”

Through the cars’ available Chevrolet MyLink infotainment system, Corry, Warren and Erie-area customers with a compatible iPhone* running iOS 6 or iOS 7 can direct Siri to perform a number of tasks while they safely keep their eyes on the road and their hands on the wheel. To help further minimize distraction, Siri takes hands-free functionality even further with an Eyes Free mode which enables drivers to interact with their iPhones using nothing more than their voice while keeping the device’s screen from lighting up.

Chevy owners simply connect their iPhone with the MyLink radio via Bluetooth, pair with the system, and use the steering wheel voice activation button to begin and end sessions with Siri in Eyes Free mode. 

In the 2014 Camaro, Cruze, Equinox, Malibu, SS and Volt vehicles equipped with MyLink, , Corry, Warren and Erie-area owners can use Siri in Eyes Free mode to:

  • Make voice-activated, hands-free calls to Contacts on their iPhone
  • Play songs in their iTunes libraries, and even switch music sources automatically from AM/FM/XM radio to iPod mode
  • Listen to, and compose and send an iMessage or text message to a phone number or anyone in saved Contacts
  • Access Calendar and add appointments

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Lock It Up: 2014 Chevrolet Impala Offers Secure Info Storage

Redesigned flagship sedan offers hidden compartment behind PIN-activated faceplate


Anyone who has ever felt trepidation about handing their car keys to a valet will appreciate the 2014 Chevrolet Impala. The redesigned flagship sedan offers a “valet mode” that lets someone unknown take the wheel but shields personal items and information from prying eyes.

The new Impala’s available 8-inch center stack display is an interactive touch screen for the next-generation Chevrolet MyLink system but doubles as a PIN-activated retractable faceplate over a secure storage bin large enough to hold valuables like a wallet, MP3 player and smartphone. Addresses and contacts stored on MyLink also remain PIN-protected.

“Valet mode is the kind of feature that Impala customers will appreciate,” said John Crotty of Crotty Chevrolet Buick in Corry, PA. “It is one of many great new features on our newest MyLink and a small part of Impala’s overall technology package.”

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Chevrolet Sonic, Spark First to Offer iPhone Users Siri Eyes Free Integration

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Today, 2013 Chevrolet Sonic and Spark vehicles with Chevrolet MyLink will be available with Siri, an intelligent assistant that helps get things done just by asking.

“The Chevy Sonic and Spark are the first vehicles to offer Siri Eyes Free integration,” said John Crotty of Crotty Chevrolet Buick in Corry, PA. “Safe, easy, reliable and portable connectivity is a top priority for our customers, and Siri complements MyLink’s existing capabilities to help deliver an incredible driving experience.”

Through the cars’ standard Chevrolet MyLink infotainment system, customers with a compatible iPhone* running iOS 6 can direct Siri to perform a number of tasks while they safely keep their eyes on the road and their hands on the wheel. To further minimize distraction, Siri takes hands-free functionality even further with an Eyes Free mode which enables drivers to interact with their iPhones using nothing more than their voice while keeping the device’s screen from lighting up.

Owners simply connect their iPhone with the MyLink radio via Bluetooth, pair with the system, and use the steering wheel voice activation button to begin and end sessions with Siri in Eyes Free mode.

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Chevy Takes TuneIn for a Spin at CES

Brand’s first in-vehicle demonstration of global radio capability debuts in Las Vegas 

The Chevrolet Spark features the new BringGo embedded smartphone navigation app for a one-time cost of $50, with its MyLink infotainment system and full-color, seven-inch touch screen radio – nearly double the size of any other vehicle in the segment. (Photo by John F. Martin for Chevrolet)

The Chevrolet Spark features the new BringGo embedded smartphone navigation app for a one-time cost of $50, with its MyLink infotainment system and full-color, seven-inch touch screen radio – nearly double the size of any other vehicle in the segment. (Photo by John F. Martin for Chevrolet)

They may be small cars, but future Chevrolet Sparks and Sonics will pack a world of infotainment choices with the addition of streaming audio powerhouse TuneIn and its global network of 70,000 stations. Today for the first time, Chevrolet will demonstrate TuneIn capability – in a 2014 Spark EV – at the Consumer Electronics Show.

Enabled by a smartphone app compatible with the standard MyLink Radio on uplevel Spark and Sonic models, TuneIn will allow Corry, Erie, Warren and Jamestown, NY customers all over the world access to global, personalized infotainment controlled through the car radio. It means a customer living in Corry can dial in a talk radio station in California and a customer in Warren, PA can listen to his favorite electronic music station in Europe or jazz station in New Orleans.

MyLink is currently standard on the 2013 Spark LT and Sonic RS and LTZ models offered at Crotty Chevrolet in Corry, PA. It is available on the 2013 Sonic LS and LT. MyLink will be standard on the 2014 Spark EV when it goes on sale in summer 2013.

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Next-Gen MyLink System Debuts in 2014 Chevrolet Impala

Industry-first technologies provide intuitive, customizable driver experience

When the 2014 Chevrolet Impala goes on sale next spring at Crotty Chevrolet Buick in Corry, PA., it will do much more than reinvent the brand’s flagship sedan. It will be the first with Chevrolet’s next-generation MyLink infotainment system, designed to be easy to use, highly customizable and capable of linking up to 10 devices.

The system represents Chevrolet’s first use of natural language voice recognition that allows customers to safely place calls, enter destinations, browse media, play music and control other functions simply by telling the vehicle what to do. There are no key phrases to remember and no need to look at a screen. In addition to the touch screen, MyLink also can be operated via large, clearly labeled knobs or through integrated steering wheel controls.

Another first for Chevrolet is that the system can store up to 60 favorites including radio stations (AM/FM/XM), contacts, destinations, music and other media – a convenient feature, for example, for those who travel to the same destination regularly and want to save locations such as hotels and restaurants.

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2013 Chevrolet Volt: The Innovative Antidote to Pain at the Pump

 2013 Chevrolet Volt

The Chevrolet Volt has established an entirely new segment in the global automotive market. It is a five-door, four-passenger car designed to provide the fuel-saving and emissions-reducing benefits of an electric vehicle without the range limitations associated with all-electric vehicles.

With numerous awards that include prestigious North American Car of the Year and European Car of the Year honors – as well as a loyal and passionate customer base – the innovative Volt is bringing new customers into Chevrolet dealerships.

The all-electric vehicle range of the 2013 Chevrolet Volt will be 38 miles on a single charge, providing Corry, Warren, Erie and Northwestern PA drivers with a three-mile EV range increase from the 2012 model. The miles per gallon equivalent (MPGe) will increase from 94 miles to 98 miles and the total range, including extended range operation, will be 380 miles.

“Chevrolet has made the 2013 Volt even better by extending the EV range by three miles over the 2012 model,” said John Crotty of Crotty Chevrolet Buick. “We are excited that this attention to detail will allow our customers to experience more pure EV range, which offers piece of mind that this is the only car that they need to own.”

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New 3.6L V-6, MyLink Touch Give the 2013 Chevrolet Equinox More Power

New 3.6L offers more power and torque, with same fuel efficiency for Corry Area drivers

2013 Chevrolet Equinox

  CHEVROLET EQUINOX

 New for 2013

  • 3.6L V-6 engine rated at 301 hp (225 kW) and 272 lb.-ft. of torque (369 Nm) with same EPA-rated fuel economy as previous 3.0L V-6
  • Chevrolet MyLink Radio with Navigation
  • FE2 suspension package (standard with new 3.6L V-6 on LTZ with 18-inch or 19-inch wheels)
  • Eight-way power front passenger seat
  • Universal home remote
  • Rear-seat entertainment system
  • Safety package that includes forward collision alert, lane departure warning and rear park assist
  • Power convenience package that includes a new eight-way power passenger seat, universal home remote and power-assisted programmable liftgate
  • Exterior colors: Champagne Silver Metallic (later availability), Atlantis Metallic and Tungsten Metallic

 The Chevrolet Equinox rolls into 2013 with a new, more powerful 3.6L V-6 engine, Chevrolet MyLink Radio with Navigation and other features that will help maintain its momentum as one of the industry’s most popular small crossovers.

The 2013 Equinox available at Crotty Chevrolet Buick, offers an optional 3.6L V-6 that will make it the quickest, most powerful iteration yet of Chevrolet’s small SUV. After final testing, engineers confirm the new engine delivers 0-60 mph acceleration in 6.7 seconds.

Straight-line acceleration to 60 in fewer than seven seconds is a great proof point for the 2013 Equinox, but the benefit this engine upgrade has for Corry, Warren, Erie and Jamestown drivers goes much deeper.

“This new 2013 Equinox engine delivers the uncompromised performance drivers want,” said John Crotty, Owner of Crotty Chevrolet Buick. “With the 3.6L engine, they’ll definitely notice improved passing power with fewer downshifts, as well as stronger towing performance.”

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