General Motors Co is considering using ChatGPT as part of a broader collaboration with Microsoft Corp, company executives told Reuters.
“ChatGPT will be embedded in everything,” GM Vice President Scott Miller said in an interview last week.
According to Miller, chatbots can be used to access information on how to use vehicle features typically found in the owner’s manual, programmatic features such as garage door codes, or how to integrate schedules from calendars. A GM spokesperson said Friday, “This change is not about a single feature like the evolution of voice commands, but rather that customers want future cars to be much more capable and fresher overall when it comes to new technology. It means that you can expect
The news was first reported by website Semafor, which said the American automaker was working on a virtual personal assistant that would use an AI model behind ChatGPT.
Earlier this year, Microsoft announced a multi-billion dollar investment in ChatGPT owner OpenAI, saying it aims to add chatbot technology to all of its products.
Microsoft, like other tech giants, is stepping up efforts to bring more technology into vehicles, from infotainment systems to autonomous driving, battery performance and the operating systems that control multiple other vehicle functions. doing.
GM will partner with Microsoft in 2021 to accelerate the commercialization of self-driving cars.
GM shares fell about 2% on Friday in a broader decline. (Reporting by Nathan Gomez, Bengaluru and Joseph White, Detroit; Editing by Maju Samuel)