Tuesday, July 10, 2012

OnStar Introduces RemoteLink Mobile App for BlackBerry®


fileElizabeth City, NC– More than 821,000 active users of OnStar’s RemoteLink mobile app – including Elizabeth City area drivers – have checked their tire pressure, how much gas is in their tank and unlocked their doors as part of the more than 14 million interactions that have occurred since the auto industry-first mobile app debuted in 2010.Starting today, RemoteLink will be available to many more Elizabeth City area smartphone users. The mobile app, written using HTML5 technology, is now available in BlackBerry App World™ for BlackBerry® Bold™ 9900 and 9930 users.
The RemoteLink app was conceived as a feature for Chevrolet Volt owners to remotely check the status of their vehicle’s battery life. From there, the idea grew to leverage OnStar’s unique connection to the vehicle, providing drivers with up-to-date vehicle information such as oil level, tire pressure, fuel level and lifetime miles per gallon. The app also offers users remote commands, including remote start, door lock/unlock and horn/light activation.
Last year, OnStar added a navigation enhancement to RemoteLink, providing customers with the ability to search for a destination on their smartphone and send it directly to their vehicle, where they can access the route via OnStar. According to OnStar data, those who use the app most include the Chevrolet Volt, Cruze and Sonic drivers along with Chevrolet and GMC full-size pickups drivers.
For the 2013 model year, the OnStar RemoteLink mobile app will be compatible with 31 General Motors vehicle models, including those coming later this year to Performance Chevrolet.
“The RemoteLink app has been available for iPhone and Android smartphones since the beginning,” said Trey Colbert, Internet Director for Perry Auto Group. “But OnStar heard from many Elizabeth City subscribers asking for a BlackBerry® app.”
HTML5 is an emerging language for structuring and writing content for the web that is gaining momentum in the mobile app space.
The OnStar RemoteLink app is available in BlackBerry App World nowElizabeth City OnStar subscribers can download the application and visit onstar.com to enable remote commands.
If you have any questions about the Onstar RemoteLink app Contact Us and we will be help you with any questions that you may have.
Performance Chevrolet is proud to serve the auto dealership needs of cities such as Elizabeth City, Edenton, Hertford, Currituck, Nags Head, Kitty Hawk, Moyock, South Mills, Camden, Williamston, Ahoskie, Chesapeake, Columbia, Shiloh, Virginia Beach, Norfolk and counties that include Dare, Chowan, Perquimans and Pasquotank in North Carolina and Virginia. We provide exceptional customer service, a warm and friendly environment, auto financing options to fit your budget, and an inventory of great new and used cars, trucks, SUV’s and crossovers. Our ASE Certified Service Technicians at the Performance Chevrolet Service Center service and repair all makes and models both foreign and domestic. Call us at (252) 338-9100 or stop in at 1005 W. Ehringhaus St, Elizabeth City, NC, 27909 and check out our great GM inventory.

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