We helped Volkswagen develop the first connected car platform in China, which continues to be a pioneer in the ongoing evolution of automotive lifestyle technology. We did this by helping to adapt one of its flagship projects, Car-Net, for the Chinese market. Car-Net allows Volkswagen customers to access a bundle of apps and services – built into their cars – that increase security, safety and provide important vehicle health…
information.All of the services and apps are available through the car's onboard computer and the platform's web-based portal and mobile app. For example, Volkswagen owners can access inbuilt GPS guidance to plan trips, receive live updates on fastest routes, find the cheapest gas stations, parking, or charging stations for electric vehicles. They can also locate where they parked their car, activate doors and lights remotely, or create shared playlists.
After its resounding success in Europe, PYCO helped bring the platform online for China where Volkswagen named it “Mobile Online Service for China” (MOSC).
- Created a rich online customer experience tailored specifically for China
- Helped to integrate the platform with market-specific services such as geolocation, navigation, telecommunication providers and many others
- Collaboratively worked with a wealth of third party Chinese services
- Managed tight security connection points with the larger ecosystem of Car-Net