We take a break from all the 2014 Corvette commotion to share with you the news that Chevrolet’s next-generation MyLink infotainment system took the 2013 Best-of-CES Award in the Car Tech category from CNET. The new GM system had been chosen above the latest from Ford and Garmin.
The new system will hit the market this spring, first with the 2014 Chevrolet Impala — where it will be standard on the LT and LTZ models, while being available on the Eco — followed closely by the new 2014 Silverado.
The new Chevy MyLink system builds on the previous iteration by accommodating new features and enhancements while being more customizable than ever before. The system also features a natural language voice recognition feature that allows drivers to place calls, enter destinations, browse media, play music and control other functions simply by telling the vehicle what to do. This is most likely a trickle-down from Cadillac CUE. The new MyLink can also store up to 60 favorites (just like CUE), including radio station presets, phone contacts, navigation destinations, music and other media. Users can access OnStar via the touch screen, as well.