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Volvo On Call powered by WirelessCar

| June 2, 2014

 

VOLVO IOT CONNECTED CAR

VOLVO IOT CONNECTED CAR

 

STOCKHOLM–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Volvo Car’s core brand value and vision is no fatal or severe injuries in a Volvo. WirelessCar now contributes to that vision in North America with Volvo On Call now being standard in all Volvos sold in the US and Canada.

“With the launch of Volvo On Call in US and Canada, WirelessCar will be providing Volvo telematics services in almost 20 countries!”

WirelessCar is delivering a full-featured industry-leading complete embedded telematics solution, based on WirelessCar’s proven Telematics Service Provider architecture, with 14 years of production service around the world in all other major and developing consumer telematics markets.

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“As WirelessCar’s first consumer OEM customer operational since 2000, the Volvo On Call launch in North America further extends the already foundational relationship enjoyed by WirelessCar and Volvo Cars. WirelessCar continues to be Volvo Cars telematics partner of choice and strongest support partner in the complex global telematics ecosystem, where Volvo Cars and WirelessCar are leading in global market coverage and number of operational telematics countries,” says Martin Rosell, Managing Director WirelessCar

“This is fully in line with our ambitions to become leaders in connectivity in which the Volvo on Call plays a vital role,” says Robert Jagler, Director Connectivity Volvo Cars.

Through this, Volvo Cars is able to deliver many safety and security services such as: Emergency-Call, Remote Door Unlock, Theft Notification, Stolen Vehicle Tracking and Immobilization. Other services made possible are: Smartphone-based Telematics Services powered by the WirelessCar architecture using a flexible smartphone application programming interface, which Volvo Cars will make available for iOS, Android, and Windows Phone platforms.

The service Vehicle Finder shows the current location of a Volvo on a map along with reverse-geocoded address. The Engine Remote Start will allow a Volvo owner to pre-condition their vehicle with heat or air conditioning prior to entering the vehicle. Honk & Flash will help find a Volvo in large parking areas and the Driving Journal discretely tracks each drive cycle including start and finish locations and times, duration and distance as well as the fuel used.

“With the launch of Volvo On Call in US and Canada, WirelessCar will be providing Volvo telematics services in almost 20 countries!” says Martin Rosell.

About WirelessCar

WirelessCar, a premier global telematics service provider, connects both the automotive and commercial vehicle sectors enabling cross-fertilization through operational services in more than 50 countries supported by teams based in US, Europe, Brazil, China, Japan and India. WirelessCar’s white label positioning and open telematics platform allows our customers such as BMW, Audi, Nissan, Volvo Cars and Chrysler, to leverage the full value of connected services across the entire spectrum of always being connected. WirelessCar is part of Volvo IT, which is a global company and a subsidiary of the Volvo Group. WirelessCar operates as an independent entity addressing all vehicle manufacturers. For further information please visitwww.wirelesscar.com

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Contacts

Further information
WirelessCar
Martin Rosell, +46 70 3222910
Martin.Rosell@wirelesscar.com

 

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