Merging Cellphones and Dashboards

NY Times
SEEKING to please those customers clamoring for more features in their cars, General Motors will soon make a novel offer: give them less…
So G.M.’s newest approach is a fundamental shift in philosophy from the practice of embedding such technology in the bowels of the car. Instead, it will offer an inexpensive link that lets drivers control their phone — and more important, its apps — using the dashboard touch screen.