On Tuesday, 13th November, Automakers Hyundai Motors and Kia Motors would team up to with Vodafone, Europe’s largest telecom company to start connected car services in the 32 European nations.
At Vodafone headquarters in U.K the three company’s signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) about their cooperation to provide a connected car service to the 32 nations.
Next year Kia motors would embed its connected car platform UVO in the cars that would be launched in the European markets. The Korean automaker would also launch BlueLink platform in its vehicles next year.
Initially, the connected car service would be available in eight European nation like U.K., Spain, France, and Germany and would expand rest of the European nations.
The service would provide navigation with real-time traffic information, car locating, theft alert, parking space information, and voice recognition.
For voice recognition, the automakers would partner with Nuance, a U.S based voice recognition technology, and service. The Voice recognition service would provide its users with Eight language options.