Chinese drivers turn to Onstar

Announcement from General Motors of the first OnStar customer in China. The service is available throughout mainland China and was launched in Mandarin Chinese.

Drivers in China can now subscribe to OnStar. The service welcomed its first subscriber earlier this month. Chinese subscribers receive 14 services through Shanghai OnStar Telematics. Some of the services include: automatic crash response, emergency services, automatic airbag response, vehicle diagnostics, stolen vehicle location, remote door unlock, turn-by-turn navigation, destination download.

The service is available throughout mainland China in Mandarin Chinese. Worldwide, OnStar has more than 5.6 million customers and has performed 253 million customer interactions to date.

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Suzanne Ashe has been covering technology, gadgets, video games, and cars for several years. In addition to writing features and reviews for magazines and Web sites, she has contributed to daily newspapers.



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