The departure is part of a massive software reorganization happening within the American carmaker, so maybe, just maybe, GM's planned transition to a world without phone mirroring software in its cars isn't working exactly as expected.
Chief Digital Officer Edward Kummer is the second big departure after Mike Abbott, executive vice president of Software and Services, left the carmaker.
Kummer joined General Motors in the fall of 2021, and his role was to accelerate GM's digital transformation with a focus on consumer software. Despite this increased consumer focus, Kummer's biggest change was a proposed (and eventually adopted) transition from phone mirroring software to embedded operating systems.

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