Kia Motors sees connected car sales of 50k units
Kia Motors India said it has crossed the 50,000-mark in sales for connected cars within 10 months of its first product launch in the country.
Hyderabad: Kia Motors India said it has crossed the 50,000-mark in sales for connected cars within 10 months of its first product launch in the country.
The company has surpassed figure of 50,000 activated connected cars on road which includes Seltos and Carnival models, Kia Motors India said in a statement. The automaker is the only manufacturer to secure this feat within just over 10 months of its first product introduction in the country, it added. "We have attained this landmark figure due to our strong determination and continuous efforts to bring innovation and next-gen technology to our customers," Kia Motors India MD and CEO Kookhyun Shim said. The company's UVO connect technology has brought about a significant change in the way owners engage with their cars in India, he added.
"Now, with the updated UVO connect features in the new Seltos and upcoming Sonet, Kia has made driving even more fun, safe, convenient and comfortable," Shim noted.
Kia debuted connected technology features right at the outset with the launch of its first car, the best-selling Seltos, in the country, which came equipped with the UVO technology. UVO Connect integrates smartphone, car and car's infotainment system into a single unit to provide a secure and convenient experience. Initially launched with 37 smart features, this connected technology now boasts of over 50 category-first features.
Kia Motors India is now gearing to launch its third product in the country which will also be equipped with Kia's UVO Connect technology and will offer category-busting features.