Advanced Honda Connect
Petaling Jaya, 9 March 2021 – Honda Malaysia today introduced its latest innovative and advanced technology, the Honda Connect. Applying smart Telematics Technology, it allows the users to connect with their cars with a touch of their fingertips via a smartphone application. The Honda Connect brings connectivity to a whole new level for Honda car owners and functions to ensure Safety, Security and Convenience. Key functions of the Telematics technology include Vehicle Diagnostics, Remote Applications, Security Applications, Vehicle Tracking and Support Services – all of which are aimed at easing owner’s accessibility to their vehicle and its information whenever and wherever.
“The technology within Honda Connect embodies Honda’s vision of value creation for mobility and people’s daily lives. Driven by the passion to share the 3 Joys of Honda through this intelligent and advanced technology, we seek to improve the daily lives of our customers with an innovative and advanced information platform that provides multiple benefits such as peace of mind, convenience and most importantly, fun! The Honda Connect technology will be available in the all-new City RS e:HEV variant which will begin delivery to customers from March 2021 onwards,” said Toichi Ishiyama, Honda Malaysia managing director and CEO.
Within the function of Safety and Security, Honda Connect is equipped with Automatic Collision Detection System, Security Alarm Detection, Speed Alert, Find My Car, Geo-Fencing Alert and Emergency Call. The Automatic Collision Detection System provides immediate support to the driver via Honda’s 24 Hours Roadside Assist Call Centre* in case of an accident or air bag deployment in the car, where a notification will be sent to the Call Centre and emergency support will be dispatched*. Users will also be notified via push notification on the application when collisions are detected, and they can be rest assured that help is at hand in case of any emergency.
It also works to offer an advanced form of communication through the One-to-One Message function, Social Network Services (SNS) Posting and Customer Inquiry features. The One-to-One Message are reminders on service maintenance, insurance renewal and annual vehicle tax deadline while SNS Posting allows users to share their vehicle trip logs with their community via social media.
*Honda’s 24 Hours Roadside Assistance Call Centre will send in assistance if the owner and their listed emergency contact are not accessible during the emergency or if requested by the owner