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Hyundai selects Verizon for telematics services

USA: Hyundai Motor America has selected Verizon Enterprise Solutions to provide connected car services including safety, security, diagnostics and infotainment to Hyundai vehicles starting in 2014.

Woo-Young Kwak, executive vice president, Vehicle IT Service Division/Vehicle IT Development Center, Hyundai Motor Group, said: “We selected Verizon to provide the wireless network service for ‘Next-generation Blue Link’ because both customer opinion and various data sources indicate that Verizon provides the best solution to our customers for both coverage and quality.”

Mark Bartolomeo, vice president Connected Solutions at Verizon Enterprise Solutions, said: “Our agreement with Hyundai expands our long-standing collaboration with a wide range of auto manufacturers throughout the industry to support network engineering, security, cloud solutions, telematics platform, and program management for millions of vehicles in the U.S. and around the world, we are thrilled to be working with Hyundai to help enhance the driving experience for their customers. It’s the breadth of our expertise combined with the depth of our technology that allows our clients to launch new services and initiatives faster.”

Verizon Enterprise Solutions creates global connections that generate growth, drive business innovation and move society forward. With industry-specific solutions and a full range of global wholesale products and services offered over the company’s secure mobility, cloud, strategic networking and advanced communications platforms, Verizon Enterprise Solutions helps open new opportunities around the world for innovation, investment and business transformation.

Source: http://newscenter.verizon.com/corporate/news-articles/2014/01-21-hyundai-selects-verizon-for-connected-cars/#sthash.oOzHh4jM.dpuf

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