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Sold 1 lakh ‘linked automobiles’ in India, says Kia Motors

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South Korean auto main Kia Motors on Wednesday stated it has crossed 1 lakh cumulative gross sales milestone of its ‘linked automobiles’ in India inside 16 months of beginning operations within the nation.

One out of two Kia automobiles bought in India is a linked automotive, which is provided with the corporate’s UVO join system, a sophisticated and dynamic answer that seamlessly integrates smartphone or smartwatch with the automotive and its infotainment system right into a single unit, Kia Motors India stated in an announcement.

“Kia vehicles equipped with UVO connect in-car technology contribute more than 55 per cent of the total sales of the brand in India. The top selling connected car variant is the Seltos GTX Plus DCT 1.4T Petrol which contributed to almost 15 per cent of the total connected car sales,” it added.

Commenting on the feat, Kia Motors India Managing Director and CEO Kookhyun Shim stated,”Technology has always been at the focal point since our maiden launch in the country and we are elated to achieve one more milestone in car connectivity.”

For at present’s internet-savvy technology, a automotive ought to be their extension in each facet together with connectivity which may ease mobility, he stated including,”Our advanced UVO connect technology is a breakthrough effort in this direction which integrates smart devices with our cars for enabling a seamless, safer and memorable drive experience.”

The UVO Connect in-car know-how options a number of voice instructions underneath 9 classes which incorporates calling, climate data, time and date, Indian vacation data, cricket rating, media management, navigation management and local weather management, the corporate stated.

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