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January 14, 2011

Get OnStar Without Having to Buy A GM Vehicle

UpGrade your car's safety with OnStar's Mirror

OnStar Telematics, a division of General Motors, is currently installed in over 6 million GM vehicles, and offers drivers a variety of connected services, including turn-by-turn navigation, automatic crash response, stolen vehicle location, and more.

Until now, the only way to get OnStar services was to buy a GM vehicle. Well, no more. OnStar unveiled a $299 standalone mirror at the Consumer Electronics Show last week that will bring OnStar's connected services to any vehicle.

OnStar Standalone Mirror

Since the mirror is powered, and has integrated Bluetooth for hands-free calling, you'll need to have the mirror professionally installed. Installation is estimated to cost around $75, and subscription to OnStar's services will cost $18.95 per month, or $199 / year.

OnStar's mirror will be available exclusively at Best Buy in the Spring 2011.