7 June 2017 – FNB has introduced nav» Car in collaboration with WesBank on the FNB APP – a smart solution that will assist customers with their car maintenance needs which includes seamless licence disc renewal with delivery to your door*. This new innovation from FNB comes after the launch of nav» Home late last year which has seen nearly half a million customers access the functionality on the FNB APP.
Whether searching for a new home, looking for free instant home value estimates or obtaining a home loan pre-approval on nav›› Home via the FNB APP customers have definitely taken advantage of FNBs digital banking experience.
“Embarking on a road trip without a GPS or even a trusty roadmap to show you the way can be stressful. nav» from FNB provides customers with the ability to navigate their financial journey and provide new smart tools that will help manage their life in a simpler manner. It’s like a financial GPS that steers the way whenever you need it, always keeping you in the driving seat” says nav›› Chief Imagineer (CEO), Jolandé Duvenage.
“Car owners in South Africa would appreciate the support of services that make vehicle ownership easier and keep them safer on our roads. The nav» Car solution makes navigating the roads that much simpler for our customers by addressing several pain points through access to a range of features and solutions via the FNB APP,” adds Duvenage.
nav» Car key features include:
- Seamless vehicle licence renewal: Hassle-free licence disc renewal is one of the most exciting features of nav» Car. By simply scanning your licence disc you can request proactive notifications (once loaded reminders happen automatically, no need to request), plus easy renewal, in-app payment and delivery options to your door. With a few clicks or swipes, customers can avoid a host of frustrating and time-consuming processes as well as prevent penalties for late payment. In addition, with the functionality you can renew on behalf of a dependent who lives elsewhere, and have it delivered to them.
- On the go fine shortcuts. Another useful short-cut feature is the ability to stay on top of any minor road infringements. nav» Car assists with instant fine notifications, and easy in-app payment.
- Quick and easy garage management: By adding your vehicles on nav» Car through the scanning of your licence disc or manual entry, you can manage all your vehicles in one useful place and if you are WesBank financed your details will be auto-loaded for your convenience. This enables you to stay tuned to your car’s specs and get a free instant car value estimate. WesBank financed customers will also get easy access to important information like NaTis documents.
- On-road PROTECT: In addition customers can take up the first nav» Car bundle called On-road PROTECT. The bundle offers the vehicle licence renewal experience for up to 5 discs with free delivery, fine discounts negotiated on your behalf, 24/7 bail assistance at roadblocks and lastly Road Accident Fund (RAF) claim and tyre repair claim assistance due to pothole damage.
“nav» Car is a cool and helpful innovation that contributes to making the lives of our customers a lot easier. We believe that this useful innovation will help customers get the best out of FNB’s banking and lifestyle offerings,” concludes Duvenage.
BMW i8 Virtual Reality display
Here are some 360° video that I took after the media function by FNB launching the FNB Nav Car application today. BMW had some of their cars on display at the function including the BMW i8 and the BMW i3. They were showcasing the BMW i8 in a 360° Virtual Reality application that highlighted some of the features of the car.