In what sounds like something out of a James Bond movie, Vodafone India and automaker Mahindra have entered into a strategic partnership to let Mahindra’s e2o buyers access and operate various functions on the electric vehicle through a mobile app. This app is available on phones and tablets across various platforms like Android, iOS and BlackBerry. Also Read - Tata Docomo offers new prepaid plan with 4GB data and 56-day validity at Rs 165
The app is programmed to give you important information like how much charge is left in the battery of the car and how far it will be able to travel. It will also give you the location of the nearest charging station so you can plan accordingly in case you running low on charge. Owners will also be able to lock/unlock their car from their mobile phone and switch on the AC remotely to pre-cool the car. The app also gets a very useful feature that can give an emergency boost charge to the car’s battery to make it go an extra 8-10km. Also Read - Vodafone Idea issues warning to its users about not picking up calls from unknown international numbers
In addition to the above, the app notifies owners of any problems in the car and also remotely informs Mahindra engineers of the same who can then run prognosis and diagnosis of the car to get to the root of the problem.