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Have suggestions for products that you'd like to see reviewed by our real estate technology expert? Email Craig Rowe. There’s mobile technology. And there’s automobile technology. With agents tethered to tech to an extent few would have believed even a few years ago, it only makes sense that the next most important tool in their arsenal -- their cars -- would become so as well. Last year, Chevrolet announced it would wheel out in-car Wi-Fi in its family-friendly Malibu. From there, every GM model would leave the garage connected, via monthly or daily fees, to OnStar’s 4G LTE service -- even its economy models. Just like that, your car is now an internally combusted hot spot with a spare tire. Audi was actually first to include in-car connectivity as an option. GM’s adoption will do much more for the market, however. Real estate agents may like to know that yet again, millennials are heavy contributors to a major industry movement. According t...