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Audi, AT&T to offer more connected car features in future models

AudiGlobal connected car solution provider AT&T will offer more connected car features in future Audi car models.

AT&T has been providing connected car solutions to Audi cars with connectivity for Audi connect and Wi-Fi since 2014. Now with the extended agreement, AT&T will continue to bring high speed Internet to Audi vehicles in North America.

The integration of next-generation technology will help deliver many new features to the Audi connect system in select 2017 and 2018 models.  Audi connect, which is a platform for infotainment and connectivity, enhances the enjoyment of the ride for Audi drivers and passengers.

Audi cars will have next-generation technology, featuring more safety, security applications including remote lock and unlock, stolen vehicle locator, online roadside assistance, enhanced infotainment features and service requests over the AT&T network.

Audi connect offers services ranging from picture navigation to improved social media and mobile app integration, and access to up to 7,000 Internet broadcast stations.

Generation 2 further brings peace of mind through emergency and roadside assistance services and the ability to access and monitor the vehicle from smart watch app or a compatible smartphone.

Chris Penrose, senior vice president, Internet of Things, AT&T Business Solutions, said “We are thrilled to continue our long-standing relationship with Audi and to provide next-generation technology to a number of their car models.

Audi customers can share data among phones, tablets and their vehicles with AT&T Mobile Share Value or stand-alone plan.

Pom Malhotra, General Manger, Connected Vehicles, Audi of America. , said, “Robust high-speed connectivity is becoming necessity in homes and mobile devices also becoming important one for the vehicle.

Audi and AT&T are working to deliver the most comprehensive suite of applications and services, he added.

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About Devvyaani J

Devvyaani J
Devvyaani is a technology reporter at Automotive India News. Interested in writing on latest developments in the automobile segment.

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