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Chevrolet Volt Charging

OnStar developing new app to tell you how much charging the Chevy Volt actually costs

GM’s OnStar is testing a new smartphone app that is capable of telling Chevrolet Volt owners how much they are actually spending on charging their plug-in hybrid. The app also allows users to compare the Volt’s energy use with the total energy consumed in their home by day, month or year. Read our review on the […]

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OnStar FMV

OnStar offering FMV aftermarket mirror for $99… for a limited time only

OnStar announced today that it will temporarily discount its FMV standalone aftermarket mirror from $299.99 to $99.99. The discounted price includes installation that typically runs $50 to $75. The promotion will run from May 6 through June 16 for the Mother’s Day, Father’s Day and graduation gift-buying seasons. “We find this statistic to be very […]

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Chevrolet SS OnStare RemoteLink Leak

Report: OnStar accidentally confirms 2014 Chevrolet SS, Cadillac ELR for 2013

A couple of days ago, its was reported that General Motors trademarked ‘SS’ for a new vehicle. The news led to speculation that the Detroit automaker will be coming out with a downright mean performance sedan for the Chevrolet brand that would fill the void left by the Pontiac G8 GXP. A sharp-eyed individual by […]

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OnStar Family Link

OnStar Family Link lets you locate your car whenever you want for $3.99 a month

OnStar’s first a la carte service has been launched called Family Link, that can add two new features to any of a subscriber’s existing packages. Vehicle Locate is one of the new services that provides a map view of the vehicle’s location at any time to subscribers. The other is Vehicle Location Alert, which provides […]

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Onstar Advanced Telematics Operating System (ATOMS)

OnStar looking for next big mobile app, will give access to its API starting early 2012

GM’s OnStar will start giving some developers access to its proprietary application program interface (API) to create mobile applications designed to interact with OnStar’s range of services. OnStar services are enabled by its cloud platform known as Advanced Telematics Operating System – otherwise known as ATOMS. “Research shows that the amount of mobile applications for […]

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Cadillac, OnStar to show new in-car gadgets at 2012 CES

At the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas next year, OnStar and Cadillac will show up showcasing their latest technologies including the new CUE infotainment system that was first shown to public at the 2011 LA Auto Show. While Cadillac will discuss the research methods behind the creation of CUE, OnStar will unveil its […]

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GM Onstar

Report: GM’s OnStar gaining strong financial strength, could go public

General Motors’ OnStart service has been nearing its long-term goals, which is to offer a compelling reason for consumers to purchase the Detroit automaker’s vehicles. The OnStar service has become a valuable asset to GM and could eventually help the automaker increase capital. As technology moves forward, the OnStar service has started offering numerous other […]

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OnStar and CDC team up to help subscribers survive… that is if they’re still alive themselves

So OnStar is predicting that the Zombie Apocalypse will be happen during this upcoming Halloween—though not really. But just in case, OnStar and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have teamed up to create OnStar’s new “Monster Dodger” service. So in your travels, should be worried about running into zombies, campires, werewolves, witches, […]

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OnStar bends to pressure, reverses decision on policy changes

OnStart today announced that it is reversing its Terms and Conditions policy changes and will not keep a data connection to customers’ car after the OnStar service is canceled. OnStar said that it has sent e-mails to customers telling them that effective Dec. 1, their service would change so that data from a customer vehicle […]

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Report: OnStar allegedly spying on customers, can sell customers’ GPS location to third parties *Updated

UPDATE: After contacting OnStar, Joanne Finnorn, Vice President, Subscriber Services, has provided more insight into the matter. You can read her statement after the jump. OnStar is the buy word when it comes interfacing automobiles with peoples lives for convenience and safety purposes. It’s no doubt that they’re doing well to help provide roadside services […]

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