As it has done for the past few years, OnStar is offering a chance to track Santa's progress this year.
That was Clark W. Griswold and Uncle Eddie in a scene from National Lampoons Christmas Vacation. Kids – and other believers - looking to find out where Santa is today can do just that with a little help from GM and OnStar technology. Beginning at 7 am Eastern Standard time today, Christmas Eve, until 5 am Eastern Standard time Christmas morning OnStar subscribers and OnStar FMV owners can press the blue OnStar button in their vehicles to request a “Santa Update”.
In partnering with North American Aerospace Defense Command for the past few years, according to a media release, OnStar uses the North Warning Radar System, geo-synchronous satellites with infrared sensors and other technologies to monitor Santa's Christmas Eve status.
If you don't have an OnStar subscription, visit www.noradsanta.org, or call 877 HI-NORAD (877-466-6723) to find Santa.