Connected Vehicle

Opel to introduce new connectivity services, OpelConnect

Opel has announced that it will introduce new connectivity services named Opel Connect on its passenger cars and light commercial vehicles beginning in 2019.

Opel continuing the rapid integration of Groupe PSA technology, in accordance with the PACE! strategic plan has announced that it will introduce Groupe PSA connectivity services in Europe.

Consequently, the brand will simultaneously start phasing out GM-owned OnStar technology, to be completed by the end of 2020.

Besides an emergency call, the connectivity offer will include connected navigation, vehicle diagnostics, stolen vehicle assistance, remote vehicle access and fleet management capabilities, as well as Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, the company has said in a Press Release.

Opel Connect will be first featured the next generation Corsa – which will also be produced as a battery electric vehicle—before being rolled out across the entire Opel model range around 2024.

While introducing Opel Connect, company has made sure that the customers that wish to continue to purchase services from OnStar will continue to receive the same level of OnStar services from OnStar Europe Limited until the end of 2020.

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