Nov, 29 2017 13:34 JST

Source: Mitsubishi Motors

Launch of Mitsubishi Connect Safeguard and Remote Services to Provide Enriched & Personalized Driving Experience

- MITSUBISHI CONNECT Safeguard and Remote Services makes its global debut at the 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show
- Mitsubishi Motors expands offering for drivers with new connected car technologies
- Connected technology provides innovative safeguard and remote services

TOKYO, Nov, 29 2017 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) will showcase the global debut of its new connected car service, MITSUBISHI CONNECT Safeguard and Remote Services (Safeguard and Remote Services), at the 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show. The innovative platform of services will provide vehicle owners with a safe, secure and convenient driving experience, and will be able to integrate with a wide range of connected automotive technologies.

Safeguard and Remote Services can aid drivers on and off the road through systems like Auto Collision Notification, SOS Emergency Assistance, Roadside Assistance, and remote features such as Climate Control and Car Finder. The service will be available for the all-new Eclipse Cross in the United States, with additional global markets to feature the service in the near future.

"We are making a shift with MITSUBISHI CONNECT to allow our customers to keep up with an increasingly connected world, while also providing them with an enriched driving experience," said Vincent Cobee, Corporate Vice President and Division General Manager of Product Strategy, MMC.

Don Swearingen, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Mitsubishi Motors North America, said: "Mitsubishi Motors is excited to enter the connected car space in order to deliver this integrated and innovative service for our customers."

Safeguard and Remote Services will be offered through a simple subscription-based service comprised of an embedded Telematics Control Unit equipped with 4G LTE cellular modem and GPS capability.

The My MITSUBISHI CONNECT app will also be made available on both Android and Apple smartphones, with users able to access Safeguard and Remote Services from their mobile device. It can connect with Amazon Alexa on devices like the Amazon Echo and with the Google Assistant on eligible Android phones, iPhones and Google Home.

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About Mitsubishi Motors
Mitsubishi Motors Corporation is a global automobile company based in Tokyo, Japan, which has a competitive edge in SUVs and pickup trucks, electric and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles. Since the Mitsubishi group produced its first car more than a century ago, we have demonstrated an ambitious and often disruptive approach, developing new vehicle genres and pioneering cutting-edge technologies. Deeply rooted in Mitsubishi Motors' DNA, our brand strategy will appeal to ambitious drivers, willing to challenge conventional wisdom and ready to embrace change. Consistent with this mindset, Mitsubishi Motors introduced its new brand strategy in 2017, expressed in its "Drive your Ambition" tagline - a combination of personal drive and forward attitude, and a reflection of the constant dialogue between the brand and its customers. Today Mitsubishi Motors is committed to continuous investment in innovative new technologies, attractive design and product development, bringing exciting and authentic new vehicles to customers around the world.

Mitsubishi Motors
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Source: Mitsubishi Motors
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