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  • September 11, 2015

    OnStar Credited for Helping Save Crash Victim’s Life

    Automatic Crash Response* not only provides comfort after an auto crash, it can help save lives. Police say OnStar Advisors notified emergency services when a Subscriber’s vehicle went over an embankment, trapping her inside.

    * Visit for vehicle availability, details and system limitations. OnStar acts as a link to existing emergency service providers. Not all vehicles may transmit all crash data.

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  • August 21, 2015

    ​Kidnapped Federal Agent Found with Assistance from OnStar

    A group of thieves reportedly robbed a federal officer, stealing his vehicle and kidnapping him. When his wife called 911 and OnStar,1 the search was on.

    Visit for coverage map, details and system limitations. Services vary by model.

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  • July 20, 2015

    ​OnStar Connectivity Is Coming to Europe

    OnStar is preparing to launch emergency, security, and diagnostic services, plus built-in Wi-Fi®* and other connectivity services in Europe. “We expect to take around 90,000 calls between August and year-end, before growing to 400,000 calls next year,” says Brian McCreavy, OnStar Regional Manager, Europe.

    * Available 4G LTE Wi-Fi requires a compatible mobile device, active OnStar subscription and data plan. Visit for details and system limitations.

    Learn more about OnStar connectivity in Ireland.
  • July 1, 2015

    Police Nab Thief of OnStar-Equipped Truck

    A thief attacked a 74-year-old man in Los Angeles and drove off with his car, but the carjacker didn’t get far. Stolen Vehicle Assistance* helped authorities quickly and safely recover the vehicle.

    *Services vary by model and conditions. Visit for vehicle availability, details and system limitations.

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  • June 22, 2015

    OnStar Helps Police Catch Carjacker

    Stolen Vehicle Slowdown, one of the suite of services from OnStar Stolen Vehicle Assistance,* helped put an end to a dangerous car chase in New York state.

    *Services vary by model and conditions. Visit for vehicle availability, details and system limitations

    Find out how.