AOL Autos Lauds Uconnect Access
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 29, 2012
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Chrysler Group LLC's Uconnect
Access system has been nominated for AOL Autos' Technology of the Year Award
in the category of connectivity.
The system is launching in the new 2013 SRT Viper supercar and the revamped
2013 Ram 1500 full-size pickup.
"We are most honored to be nominated in this, the inaugural year of AOL Autos'
Technology of the Year competition," says Marios Zenios, Vice President,
Uconnect Systems and Services. "It reinforces what our customers and the media
have been saying – that Uconnect Access is easy to learn, easy to use and
delivers hands-free convenience that enables drivers to keep their focus on
the road ahead."
Uconnect Access features embedded cellular technology that affords direct
connections to 911 operators, customer service and roadside assistance
providers. The system also boasts breakthrough Voice Texting capability that
enables drivers to send text messages using natural speech instead of having
to memorize lists of generic messages.
"The whole system is extremely well thought out and wonderfully executed,
making it a clear choice as finalist in our Connectivity category for
Technology of the Year," says AOL Autos Editor-in-Chief David Kiley.
AOL Autos will announce winners in January at the Consumer Electronics Show.
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About Chrysler Group LLC
Chrysler Group LLC, formed in 2009 to establish a global strategic alliance
with Fiat S.p.A., produces Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram, Mopar, SRT and Fiat
vehicles and products. With the resources, technology and worldwide
distribution network required to compete on a global scale, the alliance
builds on Chrysler Group's culture of innovation, first established by Walter
P. Chrysler in 1925, and Fiat's complementary technology that dates back to
its founding in 1899.
Headquartered in Auburn Hills, Mich., Chrysler Group's product lineup features
some of the world's most recognizable vehicles, including the Chrysler 300 and
Town & Country, Jeep Wrangler, all-new Dodge Dart, Ram 1500, Jeep Grand
Cherokee SRT8 and Fiat 500. Fiat contributes world-class technology, platforms
and powertrains for small- and medium-size cars, allowing Chrysler Group to
offer an expanded product line including environmentally friendly vehicles.
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