Audi Roadside Help in the App World
Long recognized by some motoring tastes, the Audi brand of luxury vehicles enjoys many special characteristics. The quattro all-wheel drive system, distinctive European styling and latest technical advances improving the performance as well as convenience to occupants, Audi has risen the allure of the German automaker.
An Audi owner will immediately realize their special presence behind the wheel. A particular honour to possess such a vehicle, everything from finding comprehensive car policy quotes to finding the right mechanic assures a new Audi driver the peace of mind. More than ever, premium vehicles ranging from the Audi A3 to the Audi R8 need the assurance of a reliable auto plan. Much like their recent vehicle development, the German luxury car brand is launching an all-new smartphone application in cooperation with Allstate Roadside Services.
Optimized for Apple iTunes devices, Android operating systems and Blackberry product, the Audi Roadside App is a free program designed to specifically aid owners of the premium vehicle. The mobile App is an expansion of a Roadside Assistance package already offered to Audi owners. Providing 24/7 coverage for Audi vehicles sold in the past four years throughout the United States, a driver stranded with Allstate Roadside Services. Tow, jumpstart, fuel delivery or many other services can be directed to Audi Roadside App equipped motorist with expedient care.
The Audi Roadside App uses a smartphone’s GPS (Global Positioning System) to deliver instant location for the dispatcher greatly increasing the response time for assistance. As long as the GPS function is enabled, the specialized Audi smartphone App also works to locate dealerships within a city. Along with downloading the no-change App, a driver only needs to register their Audi product’s VIN along with other basic information to quickly alert help to a vehicle’s location.
The service from the Audi Roadside Service and App is complimentary for four years from the purchase of a new vehicle. After the four-year mark, Audi owners can continue to make use of the Roadside App but will be required to pay Allstate Roadside Service fees.
Audi joins a rising trend of luxury car brands dedicating efforts to improving their presence in the so-called “App World”. A little over a year ago, BMW launched their roadside assistance App followed quickly by Mercedes-Benz, the Lexus Enform App and the OnStar-based mobile connection General Motors has created for Cadillac. Part of the first generation of mobile smartphone Apps, the new Audi Roadside App will supply their growing customer base with a suitable connection to a more satisfying ownership experience.
Information source: Audi USA