I have a GM car with Onstar, and it has "found" me and directed me back to where I should be. I also witnessed an accident, and called the Onstar people and they sent out emergency personnel. I feel I wouldn't be without it.
A benevolent big brother
The one "atta boy" I have for the system is that it has kept the consumer version of analog cellular alive and well. I have less appreciation for its continous update with the "mother ship" aspect, but it is good to hear about your experiences.
Originally Posted by Bob&Cathy
OnStar has some great features, but also some limitations. Personally I find that having a cell phone, especially one that has E911 GPS on it, is as good or better... and as far as the navigational assistance, I personally like the idea of a laptop computer with a GPS link and MS Streets and Trips. Again, these are just my preferences over OnStar.
Editor- Yes, you're right about the analog system. They're slowly changing over to the digital system now. But, for those who have the older system, they're gonna be out of luck. Maybe this is GM's way of selling you a new car every few years, huh?
Thanks for the input.