Wuling New Cortez as Smart MPV with WIND and IoV Innovations
Intelligent Voice Command with Indonesian Language & Internet of Vehicle completed the convenience of an MPV
Jakarta, 25 March 2022 - Wuling Motors (Wuling) held a virtual media briefing today to explain further about the WIND (Wuling Indonesian Command) and IoV innovations in Wuling New Cortez. These two innovations are applied as a tangible manifestation of 'Innovating Comfort Zone' in order to provide more comfort for the users. With these innovation, Wuling embeded the Wuling Silver Logo on the latest Cortez.
‘New Cortez is the second model equipped with IoV or Internet of Vehicle. This technology improves the connectivity of drivers and vehicles via the internet. IoV can operate various advanced features ranging from Vehicle Remote Control to access several features of vehicles remotely via smartphones. Such as heating the engine, cooling the cabin, opening and closing windows and door locks to providing vehicle information," explained Danang Wiratmoko, Product Planning Wuling Motors.
In addition, there is also a Vehicle Positioning feature to find out the current location of the vehicle using an application installed on a smartphone. Then the Geo Fencing feature which functions as an "electronic fence" with a certain radius around the vehicle as a safety feature. If the vehicle goes out of the specified radius, a notification will be sent to the user's smartphone. The multi-device interface also makes it easier to access the vehicle through the use of advanced features via a bluetooth connection or a bluetooth key.
Supporting the sophistication of New Cortez, Wuling also uses a modern head unit measuring 10.25". Through this device, drivers can view navigation, play favorite songs, or send messages through the head unit so that concentration while driving can always be maintained. This facility is also supported by Wuling Indonesian Command (WIND), an intelligent voice command using the Indonesian language.
In addition, Wuling Indonesian Command (WIND) is also available on New Cortez. WIND allows users to turn on, turn off, or operate various vehicle features. Starting from air conditioning, windows, sunroof, access to entertainment features such as music or radio, making phone calls, running applications to information of the date.
“We applied WIND to make it easy for every consumer to use the smart voice command feature in Indonesian language. Even some of the commands use simple everyday sentences, such as "Turn on the Radio" and also "I'm Overheated" which can automatically lower the AC temperature," added Handi Ahmad, Product Planning Wuling Motors.
WIND was specially developed by Wuling so that it can be used effectively by Indonesian. WIND has two ways to use it. First, there are functions on the vehicle that can be activated/deactivated/operated by saying 'Halo Wuling' as a keyword or pressing the voice command button on the left side of the steering wheel. Another way is to use instant commands for certain functions.
Wuling Indonesian Command or WIND, was first introduced to the Almaz product line in 2019, then Almaz RS, Smart Technology SUV in 2021 to the automotive market in Indonesia. The New Cortez is also the third variant to be equipped with Wuling Indonesian Command.