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OnStar Data: Drivers Of GM Vehicles Seek Wal-Mart

OnStar Data: Drivers Of GM Vehicles Seek Wal-Mart

The Onstar Turn-by-Turn Directions service that GM offers in nearly all of its vehicles is really cool. And with record navigation traffic in the summer travel season—with more than two million routes requested during July—it looks like the feature is catching on. We just used the feature a... read more

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Chevrolet Volt OnStar mobile app

Chevrolet Volt To Feature 24 Hour Connection Via OnStar Mobile App

Chevrolet doesn’t want owners of its upcoming Volt plug-in hybrid to just have a car to get them from A to B. For Chevrolet, owning a Volt is all about the experience of... read more January 5, 2010 by  0


 
Screencap from GM's holiday OnStar promotion

Video: Santa Uses North Star And OnStar This Christmas

Not so long ago, kids were content just knowing that Santa was in the air. Eventually, NORAD got into the act, giving children and their anxious parents precise details of... read more December 18, 2009 by  0


 
General Motors' OnStar

Tech At Work: OnStar Saves Senator's Daughter's Car

Successfully applying technology in a car is harder than it sounds. Just look at the flack BMW has caught for its difficult iDrive system, or the only-recent entry of Lexus... read more December 4, 2009 by  2


 
General Motors' OnStar

OnStar Turn-By-Turn Is Free On Friday (To Current Subscribers)

Remember when HBO and Cinemax used to offer free weekends, just to show non-subscribers what they were missing? Well, General Motors' OnStar has taken half a page from that... read more November 24, 2009 by  0


 
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Cell Phone Vehicle Control: Coming Soon To Sync And OnStar?

The iPhone-remote-controlled "Spirit of Berlin" Dodge Grand Caravan that we posted about just earlier today is pretty wild. In case you missed, it you'll want to check out... read more November 4, 2009 by  1


 
2011 Hyundai Sonata South Korean model shown

Rumor: Hyundai Developing Telematics To Rival OnStar, Sync

Rumor has it that Hyundai is working on its own telematics system to rival GM's OnStar and Ford's Microsoft Sync. The news comes via a memo from Hyundai's manager of brand... read more November 3, 2009 by  0


 
General Motors' OnStar

General Motors Takes OnStar To China

In what could be one of General Motors' smartest moves in recent years, the company has announced plans to roll out its popular OnStar system in China. This marks the first... read more October 29, 2009 by  1


 
2010 Toyota Prius

Thefts Down, But LoJack Looks Ahead To Hybrids and Electrics

In any normal vehicle, a slight drain on the battery is no big deal. But if you have a hybrid—or, for that matter, if you have a finicky old British roadster in the garage... read more October 28, 2009 by  2


 
Texting while driving, by Flickr user ericathompson

Texting While Driving? Just Say No, Say Automakers

Texting is a permanent part of digital life today, but that doesn't make it safe. And the data on texting while driving is truly frightening: A study of truck drivers by... read more September 24, 2009 by  2


 

 
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