FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Jan. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
- Bosch continues its partnership with Nissan to provide next-generation connected car system
- NissanConnectSM with Navigation offers drivers local search and send-to-car navigation and Internet radio
- Navigation system offers eco-route setting, enabling drivers to reduce fuel consumption
Bosch has partnered with Nissan again to design a robust new connected multimedia system with navigation functionality that will help make Nissan a leader in connected content and services.
NissanConnectSM with Navigation is available as an option on the 2013 Nissan Sentra in a 5.8-inch 160x120 pixel color touch-screen monitor. This breakthrough product offers drivers convenience and entertainment in a single package including access to Google® local search and send-to-car navigation, Pandora® Radio and text messaging capability.
Building on the success of a game changing navigation system that debuted in 2010, Bosch worked with Nissan to develop the next-generation connected car system, which features USB, multimedia devices and Bluetooth® connectivity, enhancing the driver's ability to access hands-free playlists and cell phone operation.
"NissanConnectSM with Navigation bundles together convenience and entertainment technologies while eliminating distraction, resulting in an improved driver experience designed to provide consumers with an affordable and highly functional system," said Juergen Peters, regional president, Car Multimedia North America, Robert Bosch, LLC. "We are excited to continue working with Nissan to offer advanced connected features for the 2013 Nissan Sentra."
In addition to communication and entertainment features, the system provides traffic and weather reports as well as an eco-route setting, enabling drivers to plan their route in a way that will reduce fuel consumption.
NissanConnectSM with Navigation also is available as an option on the 2013 Nissan Altima.
The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. In the areas of automotive technology, energy and building technology, industrial technology and consumer goods, more than 300,000 associates generated sales of 51.5 billion euros ($71.7 billion) in 2011. The Bosch Group comprises Robert Bosch GmbH and roughly 350 subsidiaries and regional companies in some 60 countries. If its sales and service partners are included, then Bosch is represented in roughly 150 countries. This worldwide development, manufacturing, and sales network is the foundation for further growth. Each year, Bosch spends around 4.2 billion euros ($5.8 billion) for research and development, and applies for over 4,100 patents worldwide.
The Bosch Group's products and services are designed to improve quality of life through solutions that are innovative and beneficial, as well as fascinating. In this way, the company offers technology worldwide that is "Invented for life." Additional information is available online at www.bosch.com and http://www.bosch-presse.de.
In the U.S., Canada and Mexico, the Bosch Group manufactures and markets automotive original equipment and aftermarket products, industrial drives and control technology, power tools, security and communication systems, packaging technology, thermotechnology, household appliances, solar energy, healthcare telemedicine and software solutions. Having established a regional presence in 1906, Bosch employs over 22,500 associates in more than 100 locations, with sales of $9.8 billion in fiscal year 2011. For more information, visit www.boschusa.com, www.bosch.com.mx and www.bosch.ca.