GM to offer 4G mobile Internet access in most ’15 vehicles

General Motors Co. Chairman and CEO Dan Akerson said Thursday that the automaker thinks cars and trucks will become the “next major technology platform,” and it plans to leverage its OnStar unit’s size and services and new 4G LTE mobile broadband to help it bring more connected services to consumers.
GM said the average U.S. consumer uses their smartphone and tablet for more than 2.5 hours a day, exceeding the 15 hours a week people spend as a driver or passenger in a car.
“Marry the two and you have a megatrend that we intend to harness for competitive advantage,” Akerson told the Chief Executives’ Club of Boston, according to prepared remarks.