Cubic Telecom, the leading global connected software provider to the automotive and IoT industries, today announced that it is providing its connectivity management solution for the new top-of-the-line Audi Q8 across Europe. This top-of-the-Q-line model is brand new to Audi and is now available to order in the European market. Combining the elegance of a four-door luxury coupe and the convenience and versatility of a large SUV, the Audi Q8 is among the most technologically advanced and luxurious production vehicles on the market.
Drivers of the Q8 can enjoy reliable and secure up-to-date information and entertainment integrated with the Audi Virtual Cockpit, and advanced internet connectivity, powered by Cubic. With an in-car Wi-Fi hotspot and connected infotainment services, drivers of the Audi Q8 have access to navigation, route guidance and mapping, as well as personal apps such as digital radio and music streaming.
“As the automotive industry undergoes a shift in focus towards integrating connectivity as part of its customer value proposition, Audi is well-known globally for its forward-thinking and innovative work in intelligent driving. We are proud that Audi has chosen Cubic to power the incredible, all-new Q8 with our seamless connected car services,” said Barry Napier, CEO of Cubic Telecom.
Cubic’s connected software platform is available in a multitude of Audi models around the world, including the A3, A4, A5, A6, A7, A8, Q2, Q5, Q7 and now the Q8. Cubic is powering approximately 1.5 million cars today and will soon be rolling out its connected-car service in Asia, Australia and New Zealand.