WirelessCar, a leading innovator in connected vehicle services, has reached a major milestone – the company has connected 10 million cars in over 100 countries. Since its founding in 1999, WirelessCar has partnered with several global automakers to develop, deliver, and operate digital services worldwide.
WirelessCar’s Impact on the Mobility Ecosystem
Over the past two decades, WirelessCar has been a vital part of the extensive mobility ecosystem. As the automotive industry undergoes rapid change, the company has demonstrated its flexibility and innovation by driving the digital transformation of the industry and maximizing the value of connected car services.
“WirelessCar is here to make a difference,” said CEO Niklas Florén. “Each new car we connect validates our growth journey and shows that we are able to innovate and scale for the future. With 10 million safer, smarter, and more sustainable connected cars, we demonstrate to both our customers and ourselves that we are making a difference today and are prepared for what’s to come.”
WirelessCar’s Growth Since 2000
Since its first customer, Volvo Cars, with whom it launched emergency call and Volvo On Call in 2000, WirelessCar has steadily grown in terms of the number of connected cars, people, OEM customers, and impact. This growth has directly benefited its collaboration with OEMs, as new insights enhance WirelessCar and its services.
“Reaching 10 million connected cars across the world is no small feat,” said VP of Sales & Marketing Greg Geiselhart. “Over the years, we have overcome both technical and commercial challenges, large and small, to deliver robust and highly reliable services to our customers. We take that wealth of experience to benefit current and potential OEMs in launching best-in-class connected car services. Of course, we wouldn’t be where we are today without the collective knowledge from having 10 million cars on the road!”
Delivery and Operational Efficiency
From a delivery and operational perspective, WirelessCar has proven to be a trusted partner when it comes to fulfilling its customers’ requirements for scalability, availability, and reliability 24/7/365.
“To manage over 10 million vehicles across more than 100 markets, we constantly investigate new possibilities to be efficient in our deliveries,” said COO Jessica Nymark. “This covers not only utilizing new technologies, but also optimizing our way of working as well as applying the knowledge we gain from our services in operation to continuously evolve them.”
Looking Ahead to 2023 and Beyond
Looking ahead to 2023 and beyond, WirelessCar’s focus on technological innovation will become even more important.
“While scaling from zero to 10 million vehicles, we have led the industry through several technological shifts such as the adoption of public cloud, microservice architectures, modern IP communication protocols, and mobile apps,” said CTO Tomas Carlfalk. “On the journey to 100 million connected vehicles, we are already leading the way with our SaaS product offerings that enable OEMs to increase the speed of innovation of value-added, end user services.”