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WHAT?!?!? ONSTAR ON DODGES? I CAN'T BREATH...

It's true! I googled it and came up with this link:

http://www.autoblog.com/2007/12/03/new-system-combines-features-of-onstar-and-sync-coming-to-chrys/

This will give Dodge a tremendous advantage, not on GM, but on the imports and Ford. I know that GM has been benefiting from the buyers going with their products even when they might have liked another brand simply because it had Onstar. I know I was tempted to go with the General for that reason when I got the truck, but finally elected not to. I was worried about Dodge and REALLY worried about Ford at one time but I think that it is loud and clear that these companies are moving in the right direction!
 

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VW used to use OnStar (still might, not sure) and I think Acura used to as well. So what's the big deal?? It may make subscription fees go down :) You never know :)
 

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Doesn't GM own On-Star?

If that is the case, then I hope it doesn't turn into a quiet business deal like the BMW transmission issue. GM fans should let everyone know that BMW uses Cadillac transmissions.
 

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Well that was rude, it was like the time that they told me that someone had painted the word gullible on the ceiling, and I looked........
 

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The web and marketing people are among the most clueless people in American industry. Take a look at many automotive websites and you'll find more errors than you can count. It's pathetic that even somebody at OnStar doesn't recognize such an obvious error. I can't believe that there is no one making sure this kind of thing doesn't happen or at least gets fixed.
 

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Well, the Ford Mustang used in the Transformers movie had OnStar. Search for some of the photos of cars used during filming to see it. It looked cobbled in at the bottom of the dash if I remember right, but it was the OnStar setup. I remember wondering what that was doing there.. :p
 

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Doesn't GM own On-Star?

If that is the case, then I hope it doesn't turn into a quiet business deal like the BMW transmission issue. GM fans should let everyone know that BMW uses Cadillac transmissions.
No. OnStar or Hydramatic could advertise that GM and other companies use their products, but General Motors should not advertise that GM supply these items. GM is a competitor to these vehicle manufacturers and a supplier of parts...and the two should not be confused in their marketing. If GM started to advertise that BMW used the same GM transmissions as Cadillac, then BMW will find another supplier and GM will be out a customer.

It's not a "quiet business deal." It's a parts maker supplying parts to manufacturer.
 

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It will them an advantage with idoits who can't read a map, don't remember they already own a mobile phone and love invasive technology. I HATE OnStar. I told the dealerhip not to activate, they did and guess what the first year you own the vehicle only the dealership can cancel the service. Absolutely unbelievable. I have been on the phone with GM and OnStar and I am told only the dealership can cancel the service.



WHAT?!?!? ONSTAR ON DODGES? I CAN'T BREATH...

It's true! I googled it and came up with this link:

http://www.autoblog.com/2007/12/03/new-system-combines-features-of-onstar-and-sync-coming-to-chrys/

This will give Dodge a tremendous advantage, not on GM, but on the imports and Ford. I know that GM has been benefiting from the buyers going with their products even when they might have liked another brand simply because it had Onstar. I know I was tempted to go with the General for that reason when I got the truck, but finally elected not to. I was worried about Dodge and REALLY worried about Ford at one time but I think that it is loud and clear that these companies are moving in the right direction!
 

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^ Not on all vehicles. More and more vehicles get it standard each year. The Malibu probably wasn't added to that list until the new model was introduced.
 
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