When one edits a blog on cars-first transportation and a blog on market totalitarianism, news such as this poses the question of where to comment. Since marketing and market totalitarianism are the bigger, deeper phenomenon, I choose TCT.
Shopping, despite the obvious distracted driving portents, is about to enter the cockpit of the car in a serious way.
Here is a screenshot of General Motors’ initial version of its Marketplace dashware:
“Marketplace is not meant to be an in-vehicle digital billboard,” Santiago Chamorro, GM vice president of global connected customer experience [ROFL!], says to Automotive News.
That, my friends, is a lie.