A C7 Corvette that was reportedly stolen in Van Nuys, California is stopped dead in its tracks by GM’s OnStar satellite system
The popular OnStar system has been an important feature of all new Corvettes since the C6 generation and sometimes, the value of the system immeasurable. Especially when your pride and joy is stolen!
Such was the case yesterday in Van Nuys, California during a high-speed police chase involving a stolen C7 Corvette.
Around 1:15pm yesterday afternoon, the Corvette was leading the police chase through the San Fernando Valley when suddenly, the Corvette just started to slow to a crawl coming to a complete stop in the middle of the road.
Thanks to OnStar, authorities were able to apprehend the suspect and take him into custody without any harm to others or the car.
Benefits of OnStar
Whether you need help with roadside assistance, navigation, or helping authorities track down your stolen Corvette, the OnStar security system is definitely worth the monthly subscription price. So what are some of the benefits of the system?
- Live, Automatic Crash Assistance.
- Helps Recover Stolen Vehicles.
- Live Assistance During Natural Disasters.
- Live Navigation Assistance.
- Roadside Assistance.
- Live Assistance During Medical Emergencies.
- Remote Start and Remote Vehicle Location.
When you purchase a new Corvette, you get a one-month free subscription to the system and 3-months if you do the OnStar welcome call and provide your credit card. With the 3-month free subscription, it will automatically renew every month and you can cancel at any time.
Source: Fox 11 News