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Valet Mode on 2014 Chevrolet Impala Protects Your Wallet and Your Data

Valet Mode on 2014 Chevrolet Impala Protects Your Wallet and Your Data

Feb 20 2013, 12:48pm CST | by

PIN protection for your wallet and your infotainment system data

Chevrolet has announced that its 2014 Impala will have an interesting valet mode on vehicles equipped with the Chevrolet MyLink infotainment system. This valet mode will provide drivers with a place...

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Valet Mode on 2014 Chevrolet Impala Protects Your Wallet and Your Data

Feb 20 2013, 12:48pm CST | by

PIN protection for your wallet and your infotainment system data

Chevrolet has announced that its 2014 Impala will have an interesting valet mode on vehicles equipped with the Chevrolet MyLink infotainment system. This valet mode will provide drivers with a place to lock up small belonging such as smartphones, wallets, and other items behind the systems LCD touchscreen. The items are only accessible when the proper four digit number is entered on the touchscreen.

Entering that correct four digit number will also unlock the data saved inside the infotainment system. When locked, unauthorized people won't be able to access your phone numbers or addresses stored in the infotainment system. The cubbyhole for storing items is located behind the eight-inch screen in the center stack the vehicle.

Chevrolet says that the system is similar to hotel safes and it sounds like a very interesting idea. Chevrolet cleared the space for storage inside the vehicle by moving the infotainment system electronics from behind the touchscreen to a different part of the car.

 
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LeMons New England Day 1: No German Cars In Top 10, Sea Sprite Leading Class C

Oct 25 2014 9:42pm CDT | Source: Car and Driver

We inspected the 132 entries at the third annual Halloween Hooptiefest 24 Hours of LeMons on Friday, and today we raced. We saw many bent fenders, many ventilated engine blocks, and more lead changes than we could follow during the course of the day. When the dust settled, though, we were able to sort out all the leaders and runners-up in the three LeMons classes. Here’s what we’ve got. This being the Halloween race, the cars festooned with giant witches-on-br ...
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Official: Chevy City Express headed for dealers

Oct 25 2014 12:15pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Minivan/Van, Work, Chevrolet With competition coming from the Ford Transit Connect, it's high time Chevrolet got in on the compact hauling action and took the fight to its cross-town rival... and it's doing so with a little help from Nissan. The Chevy City Express, a badge-engineered Nissan NV200, is now arriving at dealers, giving Bowtie fans a counter to Dearborn's compact van. "Our existing customers ...
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U-Turn: Weekly Recap: Tesla's sales ban fortified in Michigan as franchise laws draw fire

Oct 25 2014 10:11am CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Spy Photos, Government/Legal, Recalls, Chevrolet, Mercedes-Benz, Earnings/Financials, Tesla, Electric "Tesla's quest to own its stores has brought to light issues that have long faced the industry." - Adam Jones Tesla's fight to challenge dealer franchise laws moved to the home state of the American auto industry this week, as the governor of Michigan signed a controversial bill that excludes Tesla f ...
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Most-Watched Videos of the Week

Oct 25 2014 8:00am CDT | Source: Cars.com

1. 2015 Ford F-150 2. 2015 GMC Canyon 3. 2015 Mercedes-Benz C300 4. 2015 Chevrolet Colorado 5. 2014 Nissan Ti ...
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The Very First Camaro Was Apparently Birthed From The Earth's Core

Oct 25 2014 8:00am CDT | Source: Jalopnik

The very first Chevrolet Camaro SS 350 advertisement looks like it should have been part of the scenery for the 1960s production of HG Wells' classic novel The Time Machine. It seems to appear, fully formed, from the very magma undernea ...
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López claims last-gasp pole by narrow margin

Oct 25 2014 3:33am CDT | Source: Federation Internationale de l’Automobile

López claims last-gasp pole by narrow margin José María López conquered his sixth pole of the season in a very closely-fought qualifying session with his Citroën team-mates Yvan Muller and Sébastien Loeb. Sat 25.10.14, 10:10AM In the decisive Q3, Loeb was fastest in the first sector, Mu ...
Source: Federation Internationale de l’Automobile   Full article at: Federation Internationale de l’Automobile
 

 
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Practice 2 – Muller is faster than Morbidelli

Oct 24 2014 10:11pm CDT | Source: Federation Internationale de l’Automobile

Practice 2 – Muller is faster than Morbidelli Yvan Muller continued to lead in today’s practice, setting the fastest lap in the second session ahead of Gianni Morbidelli. Sat 25.10.14, 5:05AM Norbert Michelisz topped the times in the early stages with a lap of 2:09.341; however the Hungarian was soon demoted to second b ...
Source: Federation Internationale de l’Automobile   Full article at: Federation Internationale de l’Automobile
 

 
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LeMons New England: Many Audis, Many Forgotten GM Cars, and the World’s Most Evil Vanagon

Oct 24 2014 9:20pm CDT | Source: Car and Driver

The 24 Hours of LeMons has returned to New Hampshire Motor Speedway for the third annual Halloween Hooptiefest, and we’ve got some fascinating machinery among the 130 or so entries that rolled into the garage for our traditional Friday car inspections. Let’s take a look! First of all, the Mod Squad Vanagon made everyone stagger back in awe. The recipe: Take one third-gen Toyota MR2 that was wrapped around a ...
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Practice 1 - Muller sets the pace

Oct 24 2014 8:14pm CDT | Source: Federation Internationale de l’Automobile

Practice 1 - Muller sets the pace Yvan Muller set the fastest lap in the first practice session at Suzuka this morning. Sat 25.10.14, 3:03AM Muller topped the time sheet since the beginning of the session: he clocked a provisional fastest lap of 2:08.088 on his first outing and improved to 2:08.066 on the fo ...
Source: Federation Internationale de l’Automobile   Full article at: Federation Internationale de l’Automobile
 

 
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Car Review: 2015 Chevrolet Malibu

Oct 24 2014 7:08pm CDT | Source: Driving Canada

Overview: Five-passenger, mid-size, front-wheel-drive sedan Pros: Excellent front seats, new grille treatment adds some needed style Cons: Limited legroom in rear seating area; odd dash trim panel will be a dirt and grime magnet; manual shift mechanism is poorly designed. Value for money: Fair What would I change?: Make steering-wheel paddles available, find more rear legroom, Instrument cluster, dash trim panel, The Chevrolet Malibu ...
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Shane is a self described car aficionado. He loves muscle cars, but also knows how green cars work. He has years of experience in testing cars and writes about cars with deeply felt emotions.

 

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