Over the past 16 years, OnStar's Emergency Advisors have responded to more than 1 million Emergency Service calls and have directed numerous first responders to crash and other emergency scenes. First Assist service expands OnStar's portfolio of safety, security and connectivity services.
OnStar, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Motors, is the global leading provider of connected safety, security and mobility solutions and advanced information technology. With more than 6 million subscribers in the U.S, Canada and China, OnStar is currently available on more than 45 MY 2012 GM models, as well as available for installation on most other vehicles already on the road with OnStar FMV. More information about OnStar can be found at www.onstar.com.
About the Edison Awards
The Edison Awards were established in 1987 to honor and advance Thomas Edison's wide-ranging contributions to technology and consumer products, as well as to inspire continued innovation in the world. In addition to the Edison Achievement Award, the organization also recognizes new product and service innovations through its annual Edison Awards and Edison Green Awards and, through its non-profit organization, Edison Universe, supports future innovators and fosters future innovation.