Date: Fri, 20 Oct 2000 08:20:32 -0700
From: John Davies <>
Subject: Re: 2001 9-5 Phone

On Fri, 20 Oct 2000 09:03:06 -0400, "Liam & Nicole Sheehan" <> wrote: >Is it me or is Onstar just a big gimmick? If SAAB wants to put gimmicks in >the car they might as well put in a navigation system like other top end >sedans. > >With the abundance of cell phones today who would really use the Onstar >system to make reservations for dinner or buy concert tickets? (this is >what they advertise the Onstar to do) > >When I buy new SAAB I wish this could be taken out and should be include as >an option if people want it. > >Just my .02 cents. >"Viktor Haag" <vhaagnopsamnet> wrote in message I agree that the cell phone integration of OnStar seems a bit much, but I really like its capability of sending help in the event of an accident. I drive remote back roads at higher than legal speeds. It would be comforting to know that I would not lie abandoned and unfound in some remote ditch if I were to encounter a deer at speed. I also like its ability to track a stolen vehicle. That should merit a reduction in insurance premiums, should it not? John Davies Monroe WA USA

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