Talk to your Volvo with new app
The free download will be available for owners of 2012 model year Volvos. It is an extension of Volvo On Call – the service that assists owners in accidents and emergencies.
The app features
Car locator - displays the location of the car on a map, and has a digital compass pointing the driver in the right direction. With a tap of the screen the car horn and indicators can be activated too.
Remote door lock - the status of all doors and windows is displayed - and the driver can lock and unlock the car with a push on the touch screen.
Vehicle dashboard - gives the driver access to: fuel level, remaining range to empty tank, average fuel consumption, average speed, odometer reading and trip meter reading.
Car check - performs a 'health' check of the car, displaying information about bulbs, brake fluid level, coolant level, engine oil level and engine oil pressure.
Driving journal - detailed data of each trip during the last 40 days which can downloaded and extracted as an Excel file.
Vehicle information - basic car data such as model, registration number and VIN number.
Theft notification - if the car alarm is triggered, the driver is alerted via their smartphone.
The mobile app is free and can be downloaded via the iPhone and Android application stores.
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