Vodafone connects new Skoda Kodiaq

Vodafone is providing the integrated connectivity for the new Skoda Kodiaq car, launched last week. A specialised SIM card keeps the vehicle connected to the Vodafone network and allows the Skoda Connect service to provide the driver with a range of information including whether the car is locked, its location, remaining driving range and whether the car needs a service.

Ko_031The technology also monitors the vehicle in real time, anywhere in Europe, and contacts Skoda’s emergency call centre in the event of an accident.

Vodafone director of IoT Erik Brenneis said “We’re delighted that Skoda, another major Volkswagen Group brand, has followed VW and Audi in partnering with Vodafone as its IoT communications provider. With over 40 million mobile devices, machines and vehicles connected to our network, we’re the IoT communication services industry leader.”

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