The AdrenoX Connect, the connected solution platform on Mahindra & Mahindra's recenetly launched XUV700 was developed in collaboration with Bosch India. The end-to-end connectivity ecosystem is built, integrated, validated and will be managed by Bosch across M&M vehicle lines, including the XUV700 and XUV300.
Commenting on the collaboration, R K Shenoy, Senior Vice-President for Mobility Engineering at Robert Bosch Engineering and Business Solutions said, “We believe that connectivity as part of the smart mobility system is a critical element to derive various applications to effectively engage the user. With years of deep automotive domain expertise and strong on-board and cloud software competencies have enabled us to deliver state of the art connectivity solutions for Mahindra."
Velusamy R, Chief of Global Product Development, Automotive Division, M&M added that, “Our joint endeavour is to build a cutting-edge ecosystem of real-time connectivity, infotainment and telematics for our customers.”
Sandeep Nelamangala, Executive Director and Head of Sales - Mobility Solutions, Bosch elaborated, “Connectivity is viewed as a key differentiator in enhancing user experience and engagement by numerous OEMs in the passenger vehicle segment. With its deep level automotive domain and connected ecosystem expertise, Bosch has played a pivotal role in connecting, integrating, and validating different partners to deliver seamless user experience.”
XUV700's infotainment system uses the AdrenoX interface with in-built Amazon Alexa virtual assistant for carrying out a variety of voice commands.
The connected solution platform is engineered in India with software and system competencies for on-board and off-board. The platform additionally encompasses an end-to-end security aspect based on the solutions from ESCRYPT to cover the complete life cycle of the vehicles. The Mahindra Connected Car platform onboard the XUV700 consists of various connectivity features that can be accessed on mobile app and smart watches through the Adrenox connectivity system.