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Pioneer launches connected services solution rDrive

Pioneer Electronics recently introduced rDrive, a connected services solution powered by LoJack. The product is the result of a partnership with CalAmp, a mobile and automotive technology solution company and owner of the LoJack brand.

rDrive includes a suite of connected services including LoJack Stolen Vehicle Location Assist, TripWire™ Early Warning, CrashBoxx™ crash detection with incident reporting, vehicle arrival/departure notifications, LoJack Command Center live agent support for emergency services, and more.

The features of the product are as follows:

• Tracking / Location Services
Vehicle Location Tracking Multi-Vehicle In-App Tracking Find My Vehicle Trip History including miles driven and mapped route Business / Personal Mileage tagging Business Mile Reporting Selectable Map Detail including type and points of interest (POI) display

• Driver Monitoring
Virtual Boundaries, Arrival and Departure Notifications CrashBoxx collision detail notifications including location and impact level Configurable Speed Alert notifications

• Vehicle Health
Car Health Status

• LoJack Safety & Security
LoJack Stolen Vehicle Location Assist Tripwire Early Warning / Theft Notification 24/7 LoJack Command Center live agent support Collision-triggered automatic live agent call attemptEmergency services dispatch and deployment

• Entertainment (target availability June 2019)
In-vehicle Wi-Fi hotspot (requires a compatible AT&T pre-paid or monthly wireless service connection)

The Pioneer rDrive model with telematics services is planned for release in Spring 2019 with a suggested price of $330. The Pioneer rDrive model that adds Wi-Fi hotspot capability is planned for release in Summer 2019 with a suggested price of $380.

Source: Press release


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