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The new 2015 Hyundai Genesis sedan gets closer and closer to a Star Trek shuttlecraft with its new next-generation Blue Link system featuring destination search powered by Google, a Genesis Intelligent Assistant app and a Google Glass app. The Enterprise’s chief engineer, Mr. Scott, will defiantly want to be driving a Genesis after this year’s North American International Auto Show in Detroit, MI.

Written by: Mitch C. Johnson - @AverageCarGuy

“Customers told us they want Blue Link to work like their smartphone and we’ve worked with Google, Covisint and Station Digital Media to deliver this level of functionality,” said Barry Ratzlaff, executive director, Customer Connect and Service Business Development, Hyundai Motor America. “Blue Link subscribers now have access to Google’s accuracy and massive database when they search for destinations. Plus our engineers have developed a variety of new features aimed at delighting our customers.”

The 2015 Genesis bring these Blue Link Enhancements

  • Destination Search powered by Google – users will be able to take advantage of Google’s powerful destination search via the Blue Link button (voice recognition) and navigation display, or through myhyundai.com and the Blue Link mobile app to send a destination to their car
  • Remote Start – now includes an engine timer (1-10 min.), remote stop, remote climate control and remote defroster
  • Automatic Collision Notification (ACN) and SOS Emergency Assistance –includes user-selected emergency contacts notification via SMS and e-mailThe Google Glass Blue Link app includes a host of popular functions at launch, including:
  • Remote vehicle start
  • Remote door lock/unlock
  • Remote Find My Car (search for your vehicle location to receive directions to it)
  • Point of Interest search sent to the Hyundai navigation system
  • Search for a gas station to send to your car
  • Call roadside assistance
  • Talk to a Blue Link agent
  • Locate nearby dealers 

    The Genesis Intelligent Assistant is a proactive app for automobiles intended to save the driver time and provide an even higher level of convenience.

     

    We love this new set-up!

    Make sure to check out this new tech in 2015. It works great and is a step above the competition.