OnStar files its 500th patent application highlighting GM''s commitment to innovation
OnStar and Poison Control announce a partnership that will give subscribers access to Poison Control for expert instructions and information on potential poisonings that may occur in or around their vehicles
|November||OnStar reaches a significant milestone for in-vehicle safety and emergency medical response: over the course of the past 12 years, Automatic Crash Response technology has aided subscribers and others on the national roadways in more than 100,000 crash incidents|
|October||OnStar launches Stolen Vehicle Slowdown capability on select 2009 model year vehicles|
|May||OnStar by GM captures the "Best Embedded Telematics Navigation Product Award" for Turn-by-Turn Navigation at the 2008 Detroit Telematics Awards event|
|June||OnStar by GM and American Red Cross partner to provide information to those in crisis situations|
|May||OnStar Wins Four Honors at Telematics Update Awards; Best Embedded Telematics Service Award, Best Embedded Telematics Navigation Product ?OnStar Turn-by-Turn Navigation, Best Use of Telematics Technology for Safety and People's Choice of the Best Telematics Company|
|June||OnStar launches Crisis Assist services to bring emergency assistance to help subscribers who are in severe weather or other crises|
|May||OnStar is recognized with the “Best Telematics Navigation Product” and the “Best Technology for Automotive Safety” at the 2006 Telematics Update Awards.|
|February||OnStar launches Turn-by-Turn Navigation, the first factory-installed, fully-integrated GPS navigation system|
OnStar wins four honors at Telematics Update Awards and becomes the only one winner acquiring more than one awards and the eighth award winner of these honors.OnStar wins the 21st Century Achievement Award rewarded by the computer field for its information technology in transport.
|February||The duration of private call to OnStar has reached up to 500,000,000 minutes.|
|January||GM announced that OnStar shall become the provider of all vehicle standard equipments before 2007. ComCARE agreed to the resolution that the GM will choose OnStar as the provider of standard equipments.|
Due to its best service, OnStar wins another honor of “Best Selling Products” rewarded be the magazine of “Good Housekeeping”.The number of subscribers of OnStar has reached up to 3 million.
|August||OnStar started a multiple language and voice service so that the subscribers are able to communicate with OnStar in English, French and Spanish.|
|July||OnStar launched the TTY for the deaf, hard of hearing and the speech impaired subscribers.|
|April||Started cooperating with the NCMEC all over USA.|
OnStar started joint-expanding the utility of its product with its partners in RV industry.OnStar helped the police capture the FBI wanted fugitives on the “America’s Most Wanted”.
|September||The private call minutes to OnStar has reached up to 200,000,000 minutes.|
|June||OnStar helped the police in the suburb of Chicago find the first stolen sleeping car which is equipped with OnStar.|
|April||OnStar announced to launch a new round of advertising campaign and publicity so that the existing subscribers can tell the OnStar stories through broadcast.|
|October||OnStar appointed the new vice president for radio services.|
|July||GM announced that it will provide the advanced AACN in 2003.|
|November||OnStar announced that till the end of 2001, the number of subscribers would reach to 2,000,000,000.|
OnStar celebrated its achievement of getting 1,000,000 subscribers.Audi announced to adopt OnStar Technology in its Audi A4 re-designed in 2002.
|March||OnStar technology is able to be applied officially in Canada.|
|January||In Detroit Automobile Exhibition, Saab announced that all the vehicle models manufactured in 1999 were equipped OnStar.|
|January||PontiacGMC announced that OnStar technology can be applied in Denali/Envoy at the time of its being marketed in Feb., 1998.|