Mahindra with Bosch and Vodafone to create cloud based connected vehicle platform

Q.  Which company and its IT arm have joined German component maker Bosch and telecom operator Vodafone to develop unique cloud based connected vehicle platform
- Published on 29 Aug 16

a. Mahindra and Mahindra
b. Infosys
d. Reliance

ANSWER: Mahindra and Mahindra
The platform is called Digisense and it is for fleet owners trucks, tractors and construction equipment to track vehicle performance and usage patterns.
  • Integrated technology platform for vehicle connectivity will be available across a wide range of Mahindra products- tractors, trucks and construction equipment fitted in the factory at INR 7000-15000 apiece
  • Its launch makes the company the first OEM in India to integrate its product line up onto a cloud based technology platform
  • Mahindra and Mahindra’s IT arm Tech Mahindra is also involved in this venture.
  • ED Pawan Goenka indicated that digitisation is emerging as a key differentiator for business transformation and connected vehicle technology is one such manifestation.
  • Key features of Digisense include route planning, delivery tracking, vehicle utilisation reports, trip optimisation, alerts and machine hour operations and geo fencing.
  • Available as a subscription based service at an affordable price, DigiSense will be available eventually across the entire lineup of Mahindra’s vehicles

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