GM’s OnStar News

Hacker Claims to Open GM’s OnStar App, Start Engine Remotely

A researcher is advising drivers not to use a mobile app for General Motors Co.’s OnStar vehicle communications system, saying hackers can exploit a security flaw in the product to unlock cars and start engines remotely. “White-hat” hacker Samy Kamkar …

GM’s OnStar Ready to Offer Progressive’s Usage-Based Insurance

Progressive has partnered with OnStar Corp. to bring its usage-based insurance program, Snapshot, to OnStar customers. Starting this summer, buyers of 2016 and most 2015 General Motors vehicles will have the option to have their driving data gathered by the …

GM’s OnStar Car Owners Now Able to Rent Out Their Vehicles

General Motors is joining the sharing economy. General Motors announced that its OnStar subscribers can now rent out their idle vehicles through the RelayRides car sharing service, leveraging OnStar connectivity already active in their vehicles to potentially earn money to …