In a bid to provide enhanced user convenience and experience through advanced technology for emergency alerts, vehicle tracking, live vehicle status and preventive maintenance calls, Maruti Suzuki launched its advanced telematics solution ‘Suzuki Connect’ for its NEXA customers.
This advanced telematics solution will be available as an option that can be installed by customers in their cars across NEXA network in the country, said a Maruti Suzuki statement.
‘Suzuki Connect’ is available at an attractive price of Rs 9,999/- (inclusive of taxes) for three year subscription of this solution for all NEXA customers. It can be configured to send information up to 5 selected users in case of an emergency.
Once installed and connected with smartphone through the Nexa App, customers can experience its progressive features like emergency alerts, vehicle tracking, driving behaviour analysis, car assistance, driving analytics report amongst a host of other features, the statement said.
Introducing `Suzuki Connect’, R S Kalsi, Senior Executive Director, Marketing & Sales, Maruti Suzuki said, “Suzuki Connect is an advanced telematics solution developed and tested in India to offer seamless connected car experience to car owners. A nationwide extensive study was conducted to understand the challenges that Indian car owners face daily and their expectations from these solutions.”
“Suzuki Connect empowers customers to manage host of services such as emergency alerts, vehicle tracking, driving behaviour analysis, car assistance, and many more functions on their fingertips and create a delightful car ownership experience. Unlike other OBD based telematics solutions available in market, ‘Suzuki Connect’ is a TCU based solution which is better, safer and more user friendly,” Kalsi added.
Suzuki Connect, which is developed and tested in India, incorporates learning from driving behaviour and challenges faced by Indian customers. This solution is a step towards development of a comprehensive ecosystem of “Connected Cars”.
One of the significant features of ‘Suzuki Connect’ is that it is `deeply embedded’ and is very difficult to tamper. Over 2800 technicians have been trained to install the equipment on cars, the statement said, adding that ‘Suzuki Connect’ also provides proactive warnings to car user on vehicle health to ensure seamless experience.