Sometimes when you pull up and park in a multi-level storey car park, you might be too excited to take note of the particular level and lot where your beloved jalopy is stationed, only to walk for endless hours level by level once your shopping is done – worse still if you have a girlfriend in killer 6″ heels in tow. Google and General Motors aim to save you of such heartache, thanks to the OnStar app that lets you speak or enter a location onto your smartphone, where the vehicle’s GPS will then show you how to get there as soon as you start the car. After all, GM’s OnStar system knows the location of your car, so should you forget where you parked, it can still lead you to the right level and lot when required. This technology won’t be available when the Volt launches, but it is being prepped for version 2.0 of the Volt mobile app that will feature a slew of interaction and integration with Google Maps. [Press Release]

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