Riding Shotgun in Consumers’ Cars, Apple Could Close the Loop

Earlier this week, General Motors announced plans to integrate iOS devices into its on-dash infotainment system, bringing Appleā€™s virtual assistant Siri to a handful of its smaller vehicles early next year. Siri integration mixed with maps and a rumored radio product could provide Apple with the necessary footing to make a dent in local advertising and finally turn around its inert iAd network…