Kia Launches UVO Luxury Services in 2016 K900

You wanted more premium technology features to match the other premium features of the Kia K900 and now the automaker is delivering the goods.

The next generation of the company’s UVO infotainment and telematics system, is debuting exclusively on the 2016 K900. Advanced technology features include local search by Google, remote vehicle command and control and a dealership appointment system, all powered by LTE connectivity.

According to Kia,

“The UVO Luxury Services app, which can be downloaded for free from iTunes or GooglePlay via the Kia App store, and the myuvo.com web portal enable direct communication to the vehicle for features such as remote start/stop, remote preconditioning of the cabin temperature, and remote lock/unlock via the UVO app.  Integrated into the app is a full suite of My Car Zone features, which includes curfew and speed alerts and Geofence settings as well as Local Search powered by Google®.  Also included is an embedded Google® Local Search that enables users to search for POIs utilizing voice recognition technology.”

In line with what other manufacturers are offering with their vehicles, the service is available at no cost for the first five years of ownership with no subscription necessary.

 

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