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Chevrolet Adds Theft Alarm Feature: Now Your Car Can Text You If It's Being Stolen

Chevrolet Adds Theft Alarm Feature: Now Your Car Can Text You If It's Being Stolen

General Motors' OnStar service debuted in 1996, just as cell phones were evolving from expensive, ugly, shoe-sized appliances into sleeker, trimmer accessories that could easily be stowed in a pocket or purse. OnStar's premise of embedding that kind of anytime, anywhere communications technology in... read more

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AT&T

AT&T Gets Into Car-Monitoring Game With Pricey 'Audiovox Car Connection'

We are rapidly approaching a new age -- one defined by the Internet of Things. If you aren't familiar with that term, don't worry: you'll hear it discussed ad nauseum very... read more November 19, 2013 by 


 
OnStar partners with RelayRides on peer-to-peer car rentals

RelayRides Lets You Park For Free At The Airport

Every so often, we have to do something unpleasant -- something much worse than cleaning up after sick kids or vacuuming under the fridge. We have to admit we were wrong. And... read more August 1, 2013 by  0


 
Volkswagen Car-Net website

Volkswagen Launches OnStar Competitor, Car-Net

When General Motors debuted OnStar in 1996, some folks weren't sure what to make of it. Sure, having an assistant on hand in case of an accident sounded like a good idea, but... read more July 30, 2013 by  0


 
GM Remote Link

GM Moving Remote Start, Door Unlock, & Others To Standard Features List

General Motors has announced today that it will be moving a few optional extras over to the standard features list. When a customer takes delivery of a 2014 Buick, Cadillac... read more June 5, 2013 by  4


 
2012 Chevrolet Silverado Custom Sport Truck

Chevrolet Gives 50 Trucks & Vans To Hurricane Relief Efforts

Here's a bit of good news related to Hurricane Sandy: Chevrolet has donated 50 Silverado pickups and Express cargo vans to the American Red Cross. They'll be used in relief... read more October 31, 2012 by  0


 
2013 Scion FR-S

2013 Scion FR-S, 2013 Honda Accord, 2014 Volkswagen GTI: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, the OnStar mirror received an update and BMW launched new urban mobility apps. We spied the 2014 Volkswagen GTI and posted our video road test of... read more August 22, 2012 by  0


 
New OnStar buttons for select 2013 General Motors models

OnStar Mirror Gets A Minor Makeover

In America, we often believe that bigger is better. We don't eat hamburgers, we eat Whoppers and Quarter-Pounders. We don't sip sodas, we slug Big Gulps. And who's going to... read more August 21, 2012 by  1


 
Hyundai Blue Link - Geo Fence

Find My Child: OnStar Family Link, Hyundai Blue Link, Ford MyKey Raise Privacy Concerns?

Parents may value the ability to locate their teenage son or daughter who’s driving the family (or parent-purchased car) and is either out late, straying from... read more June 17, 2012 by  0


 
OnStar FMV

OnStar FMV Now On Sale For $99 Through June 16

OnStar has been a game-changer in the automotive industry. Offering a range of features like emergency assistance, hands-free calling, and turn-by-turn navigation, OnStar... read more May 2, 2012 by  0


 
OnStar Family Link

OnStar’s Family Link Lets You Keep Track Of Your Car As Well As Your Kids…

As parents, we all want to know where our children are, especially if they’re driving, right? Following an obviously successful test period, OnStar is rolling out its... read more March 28, 2012 by  0


 
OnStar Family Link

OnStar Family Link Lets You Keep Tabs On Your Car (And Your Kids)

Last summer, we told you about Family Link, a new service being tested for OnStar subscribers who want to track their vehicles from afar. Apparently, the test run was a... read more March 28, 2012 by  0


 
Good Samaritan calls to OnStar in 2011

Where Do The Most Helpful Drivers In America Live?

Every year, thousands of drivers contact OnStar operators to let them know about other motorists involved in collisions, vehicle fires, and other dangerous situations. OnStar... read more March 19, 2012 by  2


 
RelayRides demo

Eager To Make Some Cash? Rent Out Your Car Through RelayRides

The economy may be on the upswing, but what family doesn’t need a little extra cash to cover necessities right now? One answer may be right in your garage or driveway... read more March 6, 2012 by  0


 
RelayRides

Need Wheels In Walla Walla? RelayRides Car-Sharing Goes National

Strapped for cash? Have a working car in the driveway? Now you can rent it out using RelayRides, anywhere in the U.S. We've talked about RelayRides before: it's a car-sharing... read more March 6, 2012 by  0


 
General Motors' OnStar

Robocalls: New Threat To OnStar? What To Do If You Get One

There we were, driving along in our 2012 Chevrolet Sonic test car, when it spoke to us. "You have an incoming call," it said. Which was startling, since our prehistoric... read more November 1, 2011 by  1


 

 
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