DETROIT - Volkswagen of America Inc. will offer OnStar in some models beginning next year.
VW said the telematics service will be optional on the 2003 Passat W8 sedan and wagon. OnStar eventually will be included on all models, but VW said it does not know yet which models will have the system as standard or optional equipment. The service will be called Volkswagen Telematics by OnStar. OnStar is a subsidiary of General Motors. It claims to have more than 2 million subscribers.