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I was just looking over my local Sunday paper where there was an article on the subject of auto makers who charge subscriptions.
GM was mentioned in the article as charging 1500.00 at time of sale for Onstar which would be a three year subscription.

The Bolt with Supercruise was offered with that feature free for 3 years. Has this changed?
 

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I was just looking over my local Sunday paper where there was an article on the subject of auto makers who charge subscriptions.
GM was mentioned in the article as charging 1500.00 at time of sale for Onstar which would be a three year subscription.

The Bolt with Supercruise was offered with that feature free for 3 years. Has this changed?
I have SuperCruise but pretty sure I must pay additionally for OnSpy subscription. I use the WiFi hotspot quite a bit so I pay anyway, but pretty sure you don't get OnStar free for 3 years with supercruise. If so, I'm messing up
 

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Thanks for the info. Supercruise is the only thing I really had any interest in unless they could show me some advantage to OnStar.
Depending on your commute or driving needs, SuperCruise could be worth it to you or be a useless feature. I like it and it works well in my uses for the car (11 of my 15mile commute to work is SC, and most of my 200-400mi trips are on interstates). It definitely reduces driver fatigue.
I took a work trip a couple months ago, 4hr drive for an afternoon meeting, and SuperCruise took me the entire way except the last 15mins. I arrived and didn't feel like garbage, and after the 3hr meeting, hopped right back in the car without having to drag myself too much.​
A couple weeks ago I got off an international flight at 10pm and had an hour "drive" home with SuperCruise; it was much appreciated and probably a safer driver than I would have been.​
I recommend you check out the Cadillac map of where it actually works and then match that up with your use case(s) and see if it's worth it.

I'm a happy SuperCruiser
 

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EVgo plug & charge needs OnStar data because it relies on the MAC address.

If you're paying without using plug & charge, it wouldn't matter.
I'm not sure about this (requiring OnStar). EVs following the AutoCharge standard (what GM and EVgo call "Plug and Charge") send a mac address through the EVSE cable. Non-GM vehicles can do this, which implies that (1) OnStar isn't necessary, since only GM vehicles have OnStar, and (2) the EV itself (charge port?) has a MAC address, distinct from the OnStar Internet network interface MAC address.

I also do not have any paid OnStar services, and I have used the EVgo "Plug and Charge" successfully.
 
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