Pininfarina Battista claims worldwide connectivity
Automobili Pininfarina’s Battista is claiming is claiming to be the world’s first BEV hypercar with worldwide connectivity.
The luxury automaker has teamed up with Deutsche Telekom to offer Battista drivers access to online services in more than 50 countries around the globe. Every car will receive an embedded SIM and roaming technology. These components enable Deutsche Telekom’s roaming partner network and roaming traffic steering logic enables the vehicle to search for the strongest network, ensuring owners don’t find themselves in communication blackspots even as they cross international borders.
Naturally, the connectivity system receives OTA updates for its onboard software. It is able to remotely update 26 individual electronic control modules in the Battista across functions covering the pure-electric powertrain, advanced safety and driving dynamics systems, vehicle control, infotainment as well as digital services. These software updates can be delivered via wifi when parked within range in the garage, or using the embedded SIM on the road.
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