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Chevy OnStar Lets Smartphones Start Their Engines

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Nov 3, 2010, 1:03 PM   by Philip Berne

Chevrolet is now offering myChevrolet and OnStar MyLink applications for iOS and Android devices. Owners of 2011 Chevy models can unlock car doors, start their engines, check fuel levels and tire pressure and other vehicle statistics using the new apps. The apps include a car finder service to help users remember where they parked. Users can also request roadside assistance, or download an owner's manual for their vehicle to determine what various warning lights mean. The new apps are available now for download free of charge.

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eric_cartman

Nov 3, 2010, 4:09 PM

Now all thats left is...

To allow us to drive the car from our phones. That would be cooool.

On a related note, will this allow us to shut off the car completely in case it gets stolen?
Unlikely. What if your phone was stolen or somebody was messing with it and shut off your car while you were on the highway doing 60mph?

Good tech though. I think Ford is already profiting quite well off their brilliant embrace of new tech in their...
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eric_cartman said:
To allow us to drive the car from our phones. That would be cooool.

On a related note, will this allow us to shut off the car completely in case it gets stolen?


I have a factory remote start o...
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