Vaisala to provide weather intelligence services for Volkswagen Group vehicles

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Vehicle manufacturer Volkswagen Group has integrated Vaisala’s weather intelligence platform into its infotainment systems.

Petri Marjava, head of automotive at Vaisala, said, “As a market leader in automotive weather, we are incredibly proud that Volkswagen Group is leveraging our comprehensive, best-in-class weather data to engage drivers and passengers, and support the enhanced in-car user experience. Volkswagen Group brands and their customers can count on Vaisala for weather information and forecasts that are as good as having a meteorologist riding in your passenger seat.”

Vaisala weather information will be fully integrated into the Volkswagen Group’s in-vehicle digital experience allowing owners to easily discover precise weather insights to maximize convenience and support travel planning using the following weather service features:

  • Hyper-local forecast and nowcast – Location-based weather feed provides detailed information for where you are and where you are going.
  • Precipitation information – Drivers can see where rain or snow is falling to plan and adjust routes accordingly.
  • Severe weather warnings – Helps drivers pre-empt local weather-related hazards with potential impact on their travels.
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