Chrysler Group LLC Launches New Uconnect







Published by Gerald Ferreira Date: January 6, 2012
Categories: Chrysler, Chrysler Corporate News, Chrysler Technology

uconnectChrysler Group LLC Launches New Uconnect® Website

New DriveUconnect.com website designed as a simple and easy guide through Chrysler Group’s Uconnect® technologies January 6, 2012 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - Chrysler Group LLC has launched a new website designed to provide information and instructions on the latest in Uconnect® technologies available in Chrysler Group vehicles.

Chrysler, Jeep®, Dodge, Ram and SRT® consumers can visit DriveUconnect.com to understand how to use and operate the many features, and connect their personal communication and media devices to their vehicle’s electronic systems.

“Chrysler Group has a variety of technologies available that help consumers stay connected while driving our vehicles in a safe manner so they can keep their hands on the wheel and their eyes on the road,” said Marios Zenios, Head of Uconnect Systems and Services, Chrysler Group LLC. “The objective behind the new site is to educate our customers on the available technology solutions and improve their overall driving-experience with our Uconnect features in a manner that is easy-to-understand and informative.”

The Chrysler Group’s Uconnect system offers an array of easy-to-use features to help drivers stay connected, informed and focused on driving, that include:

Entertainment

Learn about available premium audio systems from Beats™ by Dr. Dre™, Alpine and Harman Kardon Connect compatible media devices and play a favorite music list Rear-seat entertainment – With single-and dual-screen options, entertain passengers with access to individual movies, music and video games

Phone

Phone pairing – Easy instructions on how to pair a Bluetooth-enabled phone to a Chrysler Group vehicle

Voice Command

Voice command recognition – Make calls and change radio stations by voice commands Hands-free calling – Make calls, listen and respond to text messages hands-free

Controls

Intuitive and responsive touchscreen and steering wheel controls – Easily adjust seat or cabin temperature, select a new music station or make a call without taking their eyes from the road

Wi-Fi

Available Wi-Fi - Anything that can be done on the Web can now be done in the car. Passengers can post photos, e-mail or watch an online video

Navigation

Find a restaurant, airport, museum or department store and get directions with points of interest in that area With SiriusXM Travel Link, keep track of current and forecasted weather, check local fuel prices, sports scores and movie listings Don’t drive through traffic, drive around it with SiriusXM Traffic service. SiriusXM Traffic works with your vehicles navigation system to display updated traffic information, including traffic incidents, accidents, and road closings SiriusXM Radio

Tag favorite songs with SiriusXM song tagging Browse other channels by song or artist while listening to another channel Pause and replay up to 30 minutes of programming from any music channel using instant replay Set up alerts to know when a favorite song or artist is playing on another channel at any time Alerts for upcoming sports games Parental controls for limiting broadcast station content All SiriusXM services included on your vehicle come with a one-year subscription

Uconnect at Upcoming Shows Attendees to the Consumer Electronics Show, held in Las Vegas, Jan. 10-13, and the North American International Auto Show, held in Detroit, Jan. 14-22, can test all of the Chrysler Group easy-to-use Uconnect technology when they visit Chrysler Group exhibits.

Product specialists will be on hand to answer questions and demonstrate new features of the Uconnect system and the variety of technologies available in Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge and Ram vehicles.