June 21, 2002

OnStar available on more 2003 GM vehicles

Troy, Michigan – OnStar announced that its safety, security and Personal Calling wireless communications services will be available on more 2003 General Motors models and more versions within the GM lineup. New models for 2003 equipped for OnStar services include the Chevrolet Cavalier and Pontiac Sunfire compacts, the Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana full-size vans, and the new Hummer H2 sport utility vehicle.

“OnStar is the perfect complement to high quality, high value GM cars and trucks,” said Gary Cowger, President, GM North America. “OnStar offers added peace of mind and customer satisfaction on a growing list of GM products – from small cars to light duty trucks to luxury vehicles.”

Since launching in fall 1996, OnStar has had about 16 million interactions with subscribers and is touching customers in every county in the U.S. and all provinces of Canada. On a monthly basis, OnStar:

* Answers 200,000 routing calls

* Answers 14,250 roadside assistance requests

* Performs 15,000 door unlocks

* Responds to 500 air bag deployments

* Responds to 375 stolen vehicle location requests

“With more than two million subscribers, OnStar has proven to be a valuable safety and security service for all vehicle-buying demographics,” said Chet Huber, president of OnStar.”

OnStar is available on all Cadillacs, Buicks, Saabs and Saturns, all GM minivans and sport utilities, and an extensive range of midsize sedans from Chevrolet, Pontiac and Oldsmobile. In all, OnStar services will be offered on 44 of 53 GM models in 2003:

Buick – Century, LeSabre, Park Avenue, Regal, Rendezvous

Cadillac – CTS, DeVille, Escalade, Escalade EXT, Seville

Chevrolet – Avalanche, Cavalier, Express, Impala, Monte Carlo, Silverado,

Suburban, Tahoe, TrailBlazer, TrailBlazer EXT, Venture

GMC – Envoy, Envoy XL, Savana, Sierra, Sierra Denali, Yukon, Yukon Denali, Yukon XL, Yukon XL Denali,


Oldsmobile – Aurora, Bravada, Silhouette

Pontiac – Aztek, Bonneville, Grand Prix, Montana, Sunfire

Saab – 9-3, 9-5

Saturn – Ion, L-Series, VUE

Depending on the GM model, OnStar is standard, part of a preferred equipment group or convenience package, or an individual option, and includes a year of Safe & Sound service. (Cadillac buyers, except CTS, receive a year of Directions & Connections service). After the first year, subscribers can renew the Safe & Sound service for a monthly charge, or sign up for the Directions & Connections package for an additional monthly charge. For those who also want a personal concierge, a luxury service package is available.

OnStar’s web-site is www.onstar.com

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