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Skoda Details Facelifted Octavia’s New Tech

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 5:48
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Skoda has definite the facelifted Octavia’s new scope of network administrations and driver-help highlights.
The Czech automaker has included the new availability benefits under the ‘Skoda Connect’ name, which is further bifurcated into Infotainment Online and Care Connect administrations.
To start with, the Infotainment Online comes with live traffic info – real-time flow of traffic along the selected route and suggestion of alternative routes in case of jams – for the navigation systems, Amundsen and Columbus.
It also showcases customised information on fuel prices, parking information, news and weather information online. The Columbus system additionally offers services such as Google Earth and Google Street View.
The Car Connect administrations incorporate a emergency call (eCall) work. It capacities like Ford’s Emergency Assistance framework to caution the Skoda’s crisis call centre if there should be an occurrence of a disaster.
The updated Skoda Connect app now supports more Care Connect services. The overhauled Skoda Connect application now underpins more Care Connect administrations.
Among many new ones, it now features remote services such as Vehicle Status (which provides the status of the car’s lighting and the locking or unlocking of doors), Parking-position, and Honk & Flash (helps to find for the vehicle by sounding the horn and activating the hazard lights), along with Area and Speed Notification.
The final party trick in the updated Octy is the new driver-assistance system, which includes predictive pedestrian protection, Blind Spot Detect, Rear Traffic Alert, Trailer Assist and Manoeuvre Assist.
The 2017 facelifted Octavia will go at a sale one year from now in India and will contend with the upcoming mid-cycle overhaul of the Toyota Corolla and the new Hyundai Elantra, alongside the expected second-gen Cruze, among others.
Aside from the driver-assist function, Skoda may offer a portion of the elements of the new availability administrations with the 2017 Octavia in the nation.

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