GM Adds More Options to RemoteLink Mobile App

June 07, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

GMGeneral Motors have been working on many options to improve the overall driving experience. Now, General Motors has made an announcement that they are working on certain technologies that they will make standard via Smartphones for five years through the OnStar RemoteLink Mobile App. Today, GM said that remote unlocking, activating horns and lights and remote start options will be made standard in the future. GM said that they are coming up with the new RemoteLink Key Fob Services program for all 2014 Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac models that are OnStar equipped.

The American automaker said that even if the owner declines to pay for other OnStar services these features will remain standard. General Motors said that this will be the broadest deployment of remote services that consumers can enjoy through a mobile app. General Motors said that there are 36 2014 car models that are compatible with the RemoteLink mobile app. Mary Chan , President of GM Global Connected Consumer said that the company values the remote services that they offer to their consumers and therefore they have decided to add some new features that will remain standard to make it more convenient for them in the future. She said that the remote door unlock assistance is very much in demand and therefore they have decided to make it standard. Remote start is also one of the popular remote services that most users use currently through RemoteLink mobile app.

GM said that the process is very simple and when the customer buyers any of these cars he or she can download the free app available and agree to the terms and conditions and use it. The five year period starts from the delivery date of the vehicle. Chan said that technology today is connected the buyers and the car and therefore GM understands that it is important to offer better remote services for better growth.


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