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. to the Cadillacs Way back in 1996. Now, 25 years later, it’s still working better than ever, and according to a GM announcement 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 me with my unreliable 51 year old German barge could benefit from OnStar . These are heady times we live in, folks.
TheIt was initially unveiled last year, but at the time, it was still part of the GMO ecosystem. Now the app is available to anyone and offers valuable services like crash response, location status, roadside assistance, and other emergency services.
The OnStar Guardian app is available for both 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.