Tuesday, February 25, 2014

OnStar RemoteLink App Sees Record Number of Remote Starts

OnStar RemoteLink App Sees Record Number of Remote Starts
BAY CITY, Mich.– We're going to state the obvious here...this winter has been one of the most miserable we've seen in years with records lows and snow totals, and we're all still freezing cold. But, some are staying warmer than others thanks to the OnStar RemoteLink App which saw a record number of remote starts this winter!

In the type of arctic weather that we have seen this winter, a remote car start can be your saving grace. It looks like a lot of people quickly realized that as soon as temperatures plummeted, because the OnStar RemoteLink App saw a record number of remote start requests! Just this past January, the app was downloaded more times than any previous January on record, and two significant records followed for remote start and vehicle data requests through the app. On January 7th a single-day record was set with more than 200,000 requests sent across all GM brands, followed by a single-hour record set on January 28th with over 20,000 requests! Notably, compared to the owners of any other GM vehicle, Chevy Cruze owners used the app the most, making 2,909,674 requests through the app, 55 percent of which were for remote start!

Ready to download the app? With OnStar's RemoteLink mobile app you can use the remote start feature to start up your car no matter where you are. Your vehicle will remain locked until you turn the key in the ignition. Plus, you will also have access to your vehicle's diagnostic information through the app so you can easily check the tire pressure or oil level to make sure your vehicle is running smoothly. Just make sure your OnStar subscription is up to date in order to take advantage of the convenient app!

While we hope this is the last of the cold weather, the RemoteLink application is beneficial in hot and humid weather as well, cooling your vehicle off before you get inside. Stay warm and get ready for a fresh start this spring by visiting our Midland Area Chevrolet Dealership today, and we can help you learn more about our new cars, Used Car Loans, and Certified Pre Owned Cars For SaleHank Graff Chevy is located at 3636 Wilder Road, Bay City, MI 48706. For more information on Hank Graff Chevrolet, or for any questions call us at (989) 684-4411 or visit our websites: www.GraffBayCity.com.

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