Hyundai Showcases Blue Link Connected Car Technology, that Debut in India
Hyundai Motor second largest car manufacturer has showcased the Global ‘Blue Link’ Car Connected Technology in the country. The company also shared various pan India initiatives across sales, service and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) for the rollout of Blue Link Connectivity in India. The Blue Link is Hyundai’s global technology based on the theme – Your Connected Friend on the Go and will be introduced in the Indian market with the upcoming Hyundai Venue- India’s First Smart Connected SUV.
Speaking at the Blue Link technology demonstration, Puneet Anand, Senior General Manager & Group Head, Marketing, Hyundai Motor India said, “We are extremely delighted to share that the Blue Link Connectivity Solutions will debut in the Hyundai VENUE, making it India’s first Smart Connected SUV. The Blue Link Connectivity will be the most practical, concrete and convenient technology available in the Indian market to make the customer’s life easy.
Features of Hyundai Blue Link Connected Car Technology
Hyundai Blue Link will consist of 33 features out of which 10 features will be exclusive to India. Hyundai says that they have been actively training a team of over 650 Blue Link Wizards who would be specialists in their field and who in turn will train over 10,000 sales consultants across the wide network of Hyundai dealership and service touch points in the country.
The company says that these specialists will be able to handle any query related to the new technology. Among the many firsts in the industry, Hyundai will also install the Blue Link Simulation app across dealerships to give its customers a connected in-car experience. This will allow customers to experience the Blue Link technology firsthand.
Functions of Blue Link Connected Car Technology
The functions of the blue link “The connected car technology is built on the theme of – Your Connected Friend On The Go and will help us realize our vision of becoming Lifetime Partners in Automobile and Beyond.” The Blue Link technology consists of 33 features (including AI based Voice commands, Geo-fencing Alert features, in-built maps and location-based services and remote features)out of which 10 features are exclusive for the Indian buyers.
Through the Blue Link mobile app, users can lock/unlock their vehicles, can adjust climate control and users can also switch on their vehicle remotely. This will certainly make the Blue Link Connectivity, one of the most practical, holistic and safe connected car technologies. Hyundai also released some design sketches of its upcoming compact SUV – Hyundai Venue. As reported earlier, Hyundai Venue will get 3 engine options – 1.4-litre petrol capable of churning out 100 bhp of power and a 1.4-litre diesel engine that can make 89 bhp. The earlier spy shots of Hyundai Venue has confirmed that the compact SUV will also get a 1.0-litre turbo petrol engine mated to a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission.
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