Business Why Vodafone Case Studies Making the connected car a reality Enabling Mahindra REVA to bring the connected car to life with IoT connectivity from Vodafone. Business Need Bangalore-based Mahindra REVA is a pioneer of electric vehicle technologies and one of the most experienced electric vehicle manufacturers in the world. After coming up with the concept for a new breed of ‘connected’ car – enabling owners and service teams to remotely access various features and functions of their vehicle – it needed to find a reliable way to deliver data connectivity to vehicles across India and around the world. The Solution Vodafone has helped Mahindra REVA make its vision a reality – providing secure managed connectivity between the cars via its Internet of Things network. Key Customer Benefits Reliable IoT connectivity enables drivers to access various features of their vehicle remotely using a smartphone app or a dedicated webpage Owners can check the state of charge in the battery of their car, control its air-conditioning, lock or unlock doors, find the nearest charging station and use many other innovative features Mahindra REVA’s connected car – the e2o - also automatically provides SMS alerts when a door is left unlocked, a parking brake is not applied or a charging point fault In addition Mahindra REVA service teams use the IoT platform to monitor a vehicle’s condition and proactively warn drivers when issues are likely to arise Overall the partnership has helped Mahindra REVA to move one step ahead of its competition, while Vodafone’s global footprint will provide support for international expansion plans To read the entire case study, click here .