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Delphi's Connected Car device lets you remotely track and monitor your vehicle

Delphi, Verizon set to launch "Connected Car" device, remotely monitor your vehicle.

@CharlesJGantt
Published Mon, Jan 7 2013 11:13 AM CST   |   Updated Mon, Oct 19 2020 8:14 PM CDT

Delphi, a company most known for its vehicle based electronics has teamed up with Verizon and released a new device that lets you remotely monitor, track and control your car.

Delphi's Connected Car device lets you remotely track and monitor your vehicle | TweakTown.com

The Bluetooth-enabled "Car Connect" device plugs into your car's OBD2 port. Once drivers install the device, they can then connect to it on their smart phone via a custom app.

The app is available on both Android and iOS allows them to monitor their vehicle's fuel levels, engine temperature, and other vital signs. The app will also notify drivers of any error codes that may prompt them to check their engines. An onboard GPS chip will allow real time vehicle tracking if the car is stolen. The app is also able to unlock and lock the car as well as remotely starting the vehicle from afar.

NEWS SOURCE:theverge.com

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