Range Rover, Range Rover Sport and Discovery get Advanced Connectivity features
Now Connect and Monitor your Rover with
Jaguar Land Rover India today announced the arrival of advanced connectivity features called Protect, Remote Premium and Secure Tracker under its InControl Package (inbuilt communication and connectivity related features on their SUV’s. The products that would feature these advancements include the names of the Range Rover, Range Rover Sport and Discovery.
Speaking about this offering, Rohit Suri, President & Managing Director, Jaguar Land Rover India Ltd said “It has been our endeavour to bring the very best and latest connected car technologies into India and we are delighted that our tech-savvy customers can now enjoy a more safe and secure driving experience.”
To further understand these features, lets take a closer look shall we.
Protect: In an unlikely event of a vehicle break down, the vehicle user can request immediate assistance by pressing the ‘Optimised Assistance’ button on the left side of the overhead console. This action establishes communication between the vehicle user and a helpline operator who will guide the breakdown service unit directly to the vehicle. Assistance can also be triggered from the InControl Remote Smartphone App. In a more serious incident, SOS Emergency Call will automatically connect the user to the emergency response team who will notify the emergency services to the user’s location. Emergency Assistance can also be triggered manually by the user by pressing the button on the right hand side of the overhead console.
Remote Premium: Remote Premium is designed to provide information on the vehicle to the user and enables the user to interact with the vehicle remotely. The smartphone app allows users to remotely activate the vehicle heating and cooling to the desired temperature before they enter the vehicle. The user can also remotely lock or unlock the vehicle, receive alerts when the vehicle alarm is sounding, remotely beep and flash the car to help locate the car in crowded parking spaces and where available, remotely use the seat fold function.
Secure Tracker: Where this feature has been chosen as an option, should a vehicle be tampered with or in the case of an attempted vehicle theft, Secure Tracker will trigger a theft notification to the ‘Stolen Vehicle Tracking Centre’ that will immediately alert the registered InControl user of the vehicle and if requested by the local law enforcement agency, pinpoint the exact location of the vehicle for recovery.