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Chevrolet AppShop Offers Connected Car Personalization


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


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


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


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


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?


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


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


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


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


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

Connected Families Can Rely on OnStar


NEW YORK – OnStar today announced the launch of Family Link, a new service that will allow subscribers to stay connected to their loved ones when driving an OnStar-equipped vehicle.

OnStar’s Search for ‘Next Big App’ Moves to Festival


DETROIT – In an ongoing effort to find the next original and compelling connected mobility solution, OnStar is giving developers attending the 2012 South by Southwest interactive, film and music festival, the chance to meet with OnStar leadership in person on March 12, at the Austin Hilton Hotel.

OnStar Looking to Make the Smart Grid Smarter


DETROIT – OnStar is inviting utilities, energy companies and tech firms to develop Smart Grid solutions for the Chevrolet Volt using a set of proprietary OnStar application programming interfaces, or APIs.

OnStar Recognized for Stellar Customer Service


DETROIT – OnStar is a recipient of the Customer Service Institute of America’s (CSIA) award for International Service Excellence in 2011.

Worried About a Zombie Attack this Halloween?


DETROIT – Avoid zombies, vampires, werewolves, witches, ghosts and any other ghouls that may cause havoc this Halloween with OnStar’s new “Monster Dodger” service.

OnStar FMV Wins Praise from Crash Survivor


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.

GM Enters Carsharing Business; Teams Up with RelayRides


DETROIT – General Motors and RelayRides, the world’s first peer-to-peer carsharing marketplace, today announced an exclusive relationship that will allow millions of GM vehicle owners to leverage the OnStar system to rent out their idle cars through the RelayRides marketplace.

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General Motors Sells 1 Millionth Vehicle in China in 2014

Shanghai – General Motors and its joint ventures today sold their 1 millionth vehicle in China in 2014. This is the eighth consecutive year that GM has sold more than one million vehicles in a calendar year, and the earliest it has reached the 1 million mark.

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