Drivers will be able to use mobile phones to turn on and adjust
climate controls and set charging functions remotely even when
the vehicle is powered down, the companies said.
The announcement comes a day after Toyota Motor Corp and Ford
Motor Co said they would adopt a Ford-developed software called
SmartDeviceLink as the standard for connecting smartphone apps
to vehicle dashboard screens.
(Reporting by Arunima Banerjee in Bengaluru)
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