Hyundai Venue to be offered with connected car technologies; 10 India specific services revealed
-Built-in Vodafone Idea eSIM for network connectivity
-10 out of 33 global services to be India specific
-Venue will be unveiled in India on 17 April
Hyundai has announced that its new Venue SUV will be launched in India with a host of connected car options, thereby also making it the first car in the segment to be offered with built-in advanced connected technologies. This connected car technology has been dubbed BlueLink and comprises a total of 33 services of which 10 are specific to the Indian market.
The India-specific list comprises the following:
-Share the destination
-Real time vehicle tracking
-Share and track vehicle location by family
-Time fencing alert
-Server voice recognition for Indian English enunciation
We have looked at what each of these features comprise in a separate story and you can read about that here. In addition to these, there are also features like emergency call and road side assistance as a part of the BlueLink package.
Commenting on the BlueLink package, Seon Seob Kim MD and CEO of Hyundai India said, “We are delighted to share that the Hyundai Venue, our upcoming SUV, will come equipped with the Hyundai Global BlueLink Connectivity solution for our customers in India making it the most connected SUV in the market. The connected car technology is becoming more interactive and intuitive connecting people to their families, work and societies with unlimited possibilities.”
The Venue is Hyundai’s rival to the likes of the Maruti Brezza, Tata Nexon, Honda WR-V and Mahindra XUV300 in the sub-4 SUV segment of the Indian car market. There will be a parallel unveil for the car at the New York Auto Show as well as at an event in India on 17 April.