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OnStar Helps 3,000 Per Hour Get Out Of Hurricane Gustav's Way

GM saw a 30% rise in OnStar call volume Sunday, mainly from Gulf coast residents fleeing the approach of Hurricane Gustav. GM says it had as many as 500 OnStar advisors helping evacuees — more than 3,000 per hour by Sunday — get directions, find Red Cross shelters and make hotel reservations. Customers pushing the… » 9/02/08 9:40am 9/02/08 9:40am