Cadillac OnStar was one of the first in-car services to offer safety monitoring, turn-by-turn navigation and other safety features when it was introduced. in Cadillac in 1996. Today, 25 years later, it still drives, better than ever, and, according to a GM announcement on Wednesday, it’s available to anyone with a cell phone – not just GM owners.
Now when I say “anyone with a cell phone” I mean anyone with a cell phone in the US and Canada, but still, even I, with my unreliable 51 year old German barge, could benefit from OnStar. These are exhilarating times we live in, folks.
thewas originally unveiled last year, but at that time it was still part of the GM ecosystem. Now, the app is accessible to everyone and provides valuable services such as accident response, tracking status, roadside assistance and other emergency services.
The OnStar Guardian app is available for Android and iPhone, and prices range from $ 14.99 per month for the most basic plan to $ 49.99 per month for the Premium plan. You can also pay an annual fee for the Premium plan ($ 549.99) with a small discount.