CarLink by VOXX Launches Wireless OE-Style Safety Service
7/17/2015 3:05:22 PM
VOXX Electronics Corp, has announced upgrades to the original CarLink wireless service. CarLink includes a wide range of safety, remote start and savings services with a simple plug-and-play OBD II device. “In-vehicle safety services are common features in today’s newest vehicles; however, there are millions of cars on the road today that are not equipped with these OE-style features as standard equipment,” said Dan Murphy, vice president of telematics solutions for VOXX Electronics Corp. “The new CarLink services provide everyone with the ability to enjoy services such as Automatic Crash SOS, Road-side Assistance and Stolen Vehicle Recovery in both older and newer vehicles.”
The new advancements to CarLink are intended to add safety levels in emergency situation for drivers. They include the following new services:
Automatic Crash SOS will calls VOXX’s trained emergency response call center automatically when the vehicle detects that a severe crash.
Emergency Roadside Assistance provides users with a dedicated Emergency Call Center running 24/7 to help you in the case of a break-down, no-gas situation, or a flat tire.
Stolen Vehicle Assistance Shares the vehicle location with the police to help recover your vehicle in the event of theft
Remote Start & Access provides users with the ability to add security and remote start control through a smartphone application or computer to unlock, lock or start your vehicle (requires the purchase of a VOXX Electronics Security and/or Remote Start modules)
Emergency Response allows users to call a 24/7 Emergency Response call center from your Smartphone when in the vehicle
Safe Driver includes VOXX’s Driver Distraction text blocking service app to reduce texting and driving, Safety Zones (Geo-Fencing)
Insurance Discount Program provides a digital connection to 19 major insurance companies for potential discounts when users opt-in to have their driving data reviewed by a selected, participating carrier
Vehicle Maintenance Report communicates most major vehicle issues including the check engine light.
The Basic Subscription Service Plan including the Remote Start and Access & Insurance Discount Program yearly subscription fee is $59.99. The Premium Service Plan includes the Basic Service plan adds the services listed above for a monthly subscription fee of $9.99. There is no contract or activation fee.