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OnStar RemoteLink App Passes Million Users Threshold

2014-08-28

DETROIT – When OnStar launched its mobile application in 2010, it was the auto industry’s first smartphone application to give owners a remote connection to their vehicles and control of certain vehicle functions. This week, OnStar RemoteLink passes the 1 million active users milestone.

GM Teams Up with EV Industry for a Better Grid

2014-07-29

SAN DIEGO – General Motors is bringing its OnStar-enabled Smart Grid solutions, to one of the largest electric vehicle collaborations to take place within the industry.

Buick, OnStar Usher in New Era of Road Trips

2014-07-02

DETROIT – Paper maps, disposable cameras and a stockpile of car toys once were essential for any family road trip.

OnStar Offers Crisis Assist During Extreme Weather Emergencies

2014-05-29

DETROIT – As the 2014 U.S. Atlantic hurricane season approaches, OnStar is offering Crisis Assist services to all customers, regardless of subscription plan, in the event of an extreme weather emergency.

GM and OnStar Aim to Help Buckle Up America

2014-05-19

DETROIT – The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s ‘Click it or Ticket’ public safety campaign opens this year amid the first increase in fatalities in five years for unrestrained passenger vehicle occupants.

Customer Value and Flexibility Drive OnStar 4G LTE Pricing

2014-05-12

DETROIT – OnStar ushers in a new generation of connected vehicles next month with in-vehicle 4G LTE, which launches with a trial period of three months or three gigabytes, whichever comes first.

OnStar Advisor Named 2014 Dispatcher of the Year

2014-04-30

ORLANDO, Fla. “Honk once for ‘yes’ and twice for ‘no.’” Those were Bryan Anta’s quick-thinking instructions to a woman who couldn’t speak because she was having a serious Asthma attack on the side of the road.

Chevrolet AppShop Offers Connected Car Personalization

2014-01-05

LAS VEGAS – Chevrolet is adding a new level of infotainment personalization with Chevrolet AppShop, demonstrated today at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show. AppShop will be available this summer on select 2015 models in the U.S. and Canada with MyLink technology, including the Corvette, Equinox, Impala, Malibu, Volt, Silverado and Silverado HD.

Five Years Later, OnStar Still Slowing Down Car Thieves

2013-10-10

DETROIT – Nearly 250 times in the last five years, a signal to an OnStar-equipped stolen vehicle has helped stop a car thief in the act, gradually and safely slowing the vehicle to avoid a high-speed chase.

GM Unlocks RemoteLink for Microsoft Windows Phones

2013-08-20

DETROIT – When the OnStar RemoteLink Mobile App launched, it was the first app from an automaker to offer drivers remote access to their vehicle. Now RemoteLink can claim the distinction of being the first remote telemetry app from an automaker to work on all four primary smartphone platforms – iPhone, Android, Blackberry and now Microsoft Windows phones.

OnStar Teams Up with TimberRock for EV Solar Charging

2013-07-10

DETROIT – OnStar announced today a project with TimberRock Energy Solutions, Inc. that uses aggregation software and solar charging canopies with integrated storage to manage the flow of solar power to benefit the electric grid. It will be the first “real-world” use of OnStar’s Smart Grid solutions.

GM to Make Door Unlock, Remote Start Standard

2013-06-05

DETROIT – Remotely unlocking doors, activating horn and lights and remote start for factory-equipped vehicles are among services General Motors will make standard via smartphone for five years through the OnStar RemoteLink Mobile App.

How Much is Your Charge Charging You?

2012-10-05

AUSTIN, Texas – OnStar is testing an app capable of telling Chevrolet Volt owners how much it costs to charge their battery – and compare the Volt’s energy use with the total energy consumed in their home by day, month or year.

OnStar Reminds Drivers to Prepare for Hurricane Season

2012-05-30

DETROIT – While storm forecasters expect a near normal hurricane season, all OnStar customers regardless of subscription plan have access to Crisis Assist services.

OnStar RemoteLink Passes 14 Million Interactions

2012-05-23

DETROIT – More than 821,000 active users of OnStar’s RemoteLink mobile app have checked their tire pressure, how much gas is in their tank and unlocked their doors as part of the more than 14 million interactions that have occurred since the auto industry-first mobile app debuted in 2010.

OnStar Advisors Bridge Gap in Emergencies

2012-04-27

DETROIT – First responders at a crash scene can be the difference between life and death for a critically injured person, but the time it takes to arrive can delay medical care. OnStar’s specially trained Emergency Advisors can help bridge that gap with a service called First Assist.

OnStar Makes 439 Million Connections… and Counting

2012-04-18

DETROIT – Originally developed as an airbag deployment notification system on three 1997 Cadillac models, OnStar has evolved to offer unmatched safety and security services.

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