Opel will use the services OnStar of General Motors from 2020 and will use Opel Connect.
Bad news for those owners who just buy a Opel again equipped with the digital services OnStar. And is that the signature ray has announced that in no long time cease to use this platform. This is another of the consequences of having been acquired by the PSA Group. This change is included within the strategic plan PACE! that was announced not too long ago and with the Opel brand your roadmap for the years to come.
After leaving to a side the services OnStar from General Motors corp., new cars from Opel will use the PSA Group. The German brand will eliminate gradually the technology, OnStar, owned by GM, of their vehicles from next year to 2019. The transition will be complete in December of 2020. By then all the models of Opel arriving at the dealers no longer have the technology to OnStar.
once it is not possible to find OnStar cars of Opel will come with a new platform called the Opel Connect. Will be introduced in the passenger car and commercial vehicle brand from next year. It is foreseeable that the brand take advantage of the updates mid-cycle, punctual improvements and, of course, the development of the new generation of its current products, to introduce the new system Opel Connect.
In 2019 will arrive on the market the first models of Opel with the new digital services of the PSA Group.
One of the first models in the brand new these digital services will be the new generation of the Opel Corsa. Its launch is planned for 2019. In addition, remember that you will be with an entirely electric, although its launch will take place a year later after the arrival of the model with conventional mechanical. The new Corsa will continue to be manufactured in Spain (more specifically in Figueruelas).
in Addition to a emergency call system, the new connectivity offering from Opel will be with navigation, vehicle diagnostic, vehicle assistance stolen vehicle, remote access and management capability for fleets of companies. It will also be compatible with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.
As we pointed out at the beginning of the article those who have bought an Opel again with OnStar should know that the brand has noted to the end of 2020 as the deadline to continue enjoying all the services OnStar to which it has access. Of time the company has not said anything about what will happen to the owners of a vehicle with OnStar beyond the mentioned year. By the way, this change will also affect to Vauxhall, the name that is known to Opel in the Uk.