General Motors (GM) is collaborating with Microsoft Corp to explore the potential uses of ChatGPT in their vehicles, according to a GM executive. In a recent interview, GM Vice President Scott Miller stated that “ChatGPT is going to be in everything.” Miller explained that the chatbot could access information on vehicle features. Such as those commonly found in an owner’s manual. Program functions like a garage door code, or integrate schedules from a calendar.
According to a GM spokesperson, this collaboration with Microsoft represents a significant shift towards the integration of emerging technologies in their vehicles. Indicating that customers can expect far more capable and technologically advanced vehicles in the future.
Website Semafor was the first to report that GM is developing a virtual personal assistant that uses AI models behind ChatGPT. Earlier this year, Microsoft announced a multi-billion dollar investment in ChatGPT-owner OpenAI, with the intention of incorporating the chatbot’s technology into all of its products.
As part of its broader efforts to embed more technology in vehicles, from infotainment systems to automated driving. Microsoft is seeking to integrate ChatGPT into operating systems that control battery performance and other vehicle functions.
In 2021, GM partnered with Microsoft to accelerate the commercialization of driverless vehicles. GM is actively focused on developing innovative technologies that can enhance the overall driving experience of their vehicles. This includes exploring the potential use of ChatGPT in their vehicles, according to a GM executive. The news was first reported by Semafor. A website that suggested GM is developing a virtual personal assistant that uses AI models behind ChatGPT.