DETROIT – More than 100 million vehicles on the road today can add OnStar safety and security services through the FMV aftermarket mirror, but OnStar statistics show the biggest group of purchasers own 2011 model year vehicles followed by cars and trucks from the 2007 and 2012 model years.
DETROIT – In one of the first documented crashes to occur in a vehicle equipped with OnStar FMV, the new aftermarket rearview mirror helped connect the crash victim to both emergency assistance and his wife.
DETROIT – Travelers asked OnStar for navigation help getting to airports more than any other destination during Labor Day weekend when a record of more than 330,000 requests came in through blue button presses.
DETROIT and MINNEAPOLIS – OnStar FMV, the first out-of-the-box application of OnStar’s “blue button” automotive safety and security services that can work on 90 million older vehicles, goes on sale July 24 and can be preordered at Best Buy stores nationwide.
DETROIT – With the consumer launch of OnStar’s new retail product, OnStar FMV (For My Vehicle), this summer, excitement is growing surrounding the expanded availability of the telematics service for more than 90 million vehicles on the road.
DETROIT – OnStar’s new retail product will be called OnStar FMV and include an external microphone for best-in-class voice quality comparable to the aftermarket Bluetooth speakerphones and OnStar systems integrated into new Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac cars, trucks and crossovers.
Reducing clutter and adding function, Cadillac will add wireless charging of smartphones in the 2015 model ATS sport sedan and coupe launching this fall. Compatible with Powermat and other in-phone wireless charging technologies, the feature eliminates the need for cords on board.