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Volvo: WirelessCar provides key competence to Sprint’s Velocity Program

  Volvo: WirelessCar provides key competence to Sprint’s Velocity Program

Sprint Velocity delivers a pioneering capability for the auto industry,
encompassing the development, integration and marketing of in-vehicle
communications systems. Automakers can use Sprint Velocity as a complete
turnkey solution or on a modular basis to suit their customized needs.

Business Wire

GÖTEBORG, Sweden -- November 29, 2012

Regulatory News:

WirelessCar was selected by Sprint to be a key technology provider in the
launch of their Sprint Velocity Program. As an integral part of Sprint’s
ecosystem, WirelessCar helped to build and implement an end-to-end global
solution targeted to the connected vehicle industry.

As a technology provider, WirelessCar delivers the backend telematics
components that integrate and aggregate content, services and applications
with focus on embedded, vehicle-related features, including diagnostics, and
remote services, such as door lock/unlock. Core to this role is the extensive
integration within Sprint Velocity’s ecosystem and that of the automotive
OEMs, allowing for both synergy and differentiation for uniqueness of market
offerings.

The open architecture used by Sprint is tailored after the Next Generation
Telematics Pattern (NGTP) in which WirelessCar is a co-founder. This allows
for Sprint Velocity to be flexible within their ecosystem and facilitates
meeting an ever-changing landscape and different global requirements.

“Sprint recognized WirelessCar for its extensive knowledge and experience
within the telematics space,” said Wayne Ward, vice president, Emerging
Solutions, Sprint. “This coupled with their global footprint in 50+ countries
supports the direction and requirements of Sprint Velocity.”

“There is a fundamental shift in the connected vehicle space with consumers
expecting more and more connected functionality that changes rapidly,” said
Martin Rosell, managing director of WirelessCar. “Sprint, with its deep
understanding of applications and customer relationships, is a natural and
complementary fit to WirelessCar as a technology provider. The Sprint Velocity
solution is a new way of thought leadership in the industry.”

WirelessCar, based in Gothenburg, Sweden, is one of the world’s leading
telematics service providers serving both the automotive and commercial
vehicle sectors with services that are operational in 34 countries on four
continents. This truly global service can include automatic crash
notification, emergency and road side assistance, stolen vehicle tracking, an
embedded hands-free telephone, a car locator, remote door unlock, and remote
diagnostics. Also, Online services such as e-mail access and live news feeds
are available. WirelessCar is part of Volvo IT, which is a global company and
a member of the Volvo Group. WirelessCar operate as an independent entity
addressing all vehicle manufacturers. WirelessCar’s services are branded in
the names of our customers who include BMW, Volvo Cars, Volvo Trucks and Volvo
Construction Equipment. Visit www.wirelesscar.com for more for information.

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Contact:

WirelessCar Press Contact
Nathalie Rey, +33 (0)6 65 858854
nathalie.rey@wirelesscar.com
 
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