Categories: News

Volkswagen remotely updates the software of its ID cars

Volkswagen is currently rolling out its first remote update to its ID range, which concerns the improvement of certain vehicle functions.

Volkswagen will make the first wireless update available to its “ID” models this month. And more precisely on theID.3.

Only the first customers affected

Initially, only the members of the « First Moovers Club », that is, the first ID.3 customers will receive the first update delivered by Volkswagen “over the air” before the end of July.

According to the boss of the brand, Ralf Brandstätter, Volkswagen is therefore “once again at the head of the movement”. His American rival Tesla, which has been marketing electric cars for years, is however years ahead of wireless updates. In the future, Volkswagen’s electric cars will be equipped with improved software every twelve weeks.

Subsequently, the other clients ID.3 as well as the pilots of ID.4 and ID.4.GTX will also receive the new software via wireless transmission.

Several updated modules

On the program of the update,

we find the following elements:
  • better ergonomics of the infotainment system
  • new features of the ID lighting system. Light
  • improvements to automatic high beam switching
  • better system stability

Regarding the download of the update, it is completely transparent and is done automatically while driving, via the 4G network.

The installation is done however under the driver’s approval, and requires the car to come to a complete stop. Allow a certain time, between 1 and 3 hours.

In the future, Volkswagen plans even more for its customers: they will be able to add the desired functions according to their needs through over-the-air updates. The brand expects this to lead to a new business model, with changed habits for consumers.

Read also :

fbq('init', '1074802596328068'); fbq('init','3856678577721467'); fbq('track', "PageView"); jQuery(document).on("change_item" , function(e, i) if(i == 11) fbq('track', "ViewContent");

);

Share
Published by
Redaction

Recent Posts

File: The man who whispered in the ear of the 2CV

GEORGESGUYOT/ARCHIVESDETERREBLANCHE Citroën agreed to sell the last of the 2CVs produced in France to Roger…

11 hours ago

At 24,500 km, its engine fails, the bill is EXORBITANT!

Avid reader of the newspaper you are currently reading, a motorist is since January 2019…

1 day ago

Discover an ultra-secret Volkswagen collection!

Volkswagen is one of the biggest car brands! In 2020, it was expected that it…

1 day ago

In which country are you most at risk of having your car stolen?

Which countries are most affected by car theft? A new study reveals a less reassuring…

1 day ago

The largest hydrogen station in Europe arrives in Paris

HysetCo has just inaugurated the largest hydrogen station in Europe at Porte de Saint-Cloud. It…

1 day ago

Selling your car: everything you need to know

Selling your car, not so easy. A simple over-the-counter transaction is not enough. Several administrative…

1 day ago

This website uses cookies.