Telenor Connexion has been chosen as the European connectivity supplier for Nissan Leaf's "carwings" intelligent transport (IT) system, allowing connection between the electric car's onboard transmitting unit and Nissan's data center. Telenor Connexion will allow owners to have online access at all times to the data and information including electric vehicle battery state monitoring, usage history and air-conditioning remote control.
"Telenor Connexion's dedicated telematics solution connects Nissan Leaf's onboard unit to Nissan CARWINGS in a private network environment allowing Nissan to deliver a secure and stable product to our customers," says Pierre Loing, vice president of product strategy and planning at Nissan International SA and head of the company's European zero emission business unit. Nissan International.
"We are very excited to work with Nissan, who is playing a major role in setting a standard for the whole EV industry. This agreement is the start of what we expect to be a long-term partnership. It is of significant value for Telenor Connexion, but above all it reinforces our position as the leading connectivity supplier in the automotive industry. We already have agreements with major global automotive players such as Volvo Cars, Volvo Trucks, Scania and Daimler," says Per Simonsen, ceo of Telenor Connexion.