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Conquer Your 30-minute Commute

If you’re like the typical American, a nearly 30-minute commute ­— if not longer — stands between you and your next location every day. Beat the transportation blues, no matter how far you’re going, with these ideas.

Connect smarter

What if your phone and car could work together better? With Apple CarPlay® and Android AutoTM, they can. Seamlessly connect your compatible phone to:

  • Navigate using your favorite app
  • Entertain yourself with music on SiriusXM radio or listening to audiobooks and podcasts
  • Communicate hands-free by text or call
  • Charge cord-free with recharging consoles in select vehicles

Merging your phone and car means you can focus on the road ahead while still having an entertaining commute. Remember to keep both hands on the wheel when driving.

And if you’re considering connectivity features for your new GM vehicle, sign up for My GM Rewards when you get your new ride. You’ll immediately start earning points redeemable for a certified GM service allowance, OnStar® services and more.

Speed up errands and dinner

Your commute can make cooking dinner and running errands the last things you want to do. That’s where GM Marketplace comes in. If you’re driving a new GM vehicle, Marketplace lets you order food with deals from local places all from the comfort of your driver’s seat.

Regardless of where you’re going, you don’t have to settle for the same old, same old behind the wheel. New technology and endless entertainment options make driving an experience, and it just might have you looking forward to your commute.

Allison Scott
By Allison Scott, GM Financial

GM Financial’s Allison Scott is committed to steering people in the right financial direction. When she’s not shifting gears at work, you can find her listening to John Mayer, cracking “dad jokes” or watching the Dallas Stars.


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