Connected Car Award 2013 from German magazines Auto Bild and Computer Bild [DE]

Connected Car Award 2013

Opel's cars of today are built with connectivity in mind. A jury of the German magazines Auto Bild and Computer Bild determined, which car is the best connected.

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Opel Receives Connected Car Award for IntelliLink

Dec 12, 2013

  • Innovation prize for the IntelliLink infotainment system in Opel ADAM
Opel News - With the IntelliLink infotainment system, the Opel ADAM is the best connected small car on the market. Major advantage: IntelliLink is compatible with both Apple iOS and Android software-operated smartphones

Rüsselsheim.  Connecting cars with their digital environment is a major engineering goal at Opel. The new Insignia introduced this year impresses with its multimedia IntelliLink system and its tailored apps as well as the electronic, video-controlled owner’s manual myOpel Manual (Augmented Reality). But at Opel high-tech infotainment isn’t a feature reserved just for the top-of-the-line model. The small ADAM also makes quite an impression with its IntelliLink version.

Opel News - Opel ADAM with IntelliLink: Navigation with the BringGo app is possible even when the smartphone is offline

The Opel ADAM with the IntelliLink infotainment system is the best connected small car on the market. The state-of-the-art customizable system makes new media formats such as smartphones and apps available in-car. IntelliLink is compatible with both Apple iOS and Android software-operated smartphones. The full scope of options IntelliLink offers in the ADAM also includes TuneIn, a global radio access app, BringGo, a full function navigation app, and Stitcher, a global podcast internet radio app. The ADAM also offers comprehensive Siri Eyes Free support over the iPhone. The onboard infotainment system’s various functions can be tailored to individual needs and preferences, bringing the smartphone owner’s personal environment into the Opel ADAM.

Opel News - Opel ADAM with IntelliLink: In addition to many apps, the ADAM also offers comprehensive Siri Eyes Free support over the iPhone

The editorial departments at the trade magazines Auto Bild and Computer Bild agreed that this much innovation deserves proper recognition. So together they acknowledged the IntelliLink infotainment system in the Opel ADAM with the “Connected Car Award”. Opel takes the prize in the category “Pioneer Award” for manufacturers that set trends in automotive connectivity. In their explanation, the journalists stated: “Opel offers the complex multimedia IntelliLink system for the ADAM for just 300 euros – everyone can afford that.”