GM Plans to Put More Smartphone Capabilities in Cars

By Joseph White DETROIT, Dec 5 (Reuters) - General Motors Co on Tuesday said it will equip newer cars with in-dash e-commerce technology, betting it can profit as drivers order food, find fuel or reserve hotel rooms by tapping icons on the dashboard screen, instead of using smartphones while driving. GM's Marketplace technology, developed in collaboration with International Business Machines will be uploaded automatically to about 1.9 million model-year 2017 and later vehicles starting ...

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