This month, employees of OnStar celebrate the company’s 15th anniversary. OnStar, founded in 1995 and officially launched at the Chicago Auto Show in 1996.
OnStar has responded to 51,000 requests for Stolen Vehicle Assistance and delivered about 59 million Turn-by-Turn routes. It also unlocked 4.7 million doors through OnStar’s Remote Door Unlock and is sending 147 million monthly emails to owners, giving them a real-time diagnostic report of their vehicle.
Also, since 1995, OnStar received no less than 192 patents, with some 767 patent applications (an average of 60 to 70 applications each year) being filed since.