LAS VEGAS, NV – Allstate Roadside Services, one of the nation’s leading providers of roadside assistance, and Airbiquity Inc., a leading provider of global connected vehicle services, today announced their collaborative efforts to create integrated connected vehicle solutions for automotive manufacturers.
The jointly-developed solutions are intended to provide a comprehensive platform for innovative connected services in safety, roadside assistance, insurance and advanced infotainment for automakers throughout the Americas. With an integrated solution, car owners would realize tailored services from a menu of options that enhance the driving experience and seamlessly integrate the vehicle into the consumer’s connected lifestyle. From remote door unlock and find my car, to breakdown and emergency roadside services, Allstate and Airbiquity will provide service options for automotive manufacturers that come from two of the leading providers of connected vehicle services.
“Airbiquity is proud to be a core component in the technological sophistication of so many vehicles and their connected systems over the years,” said Kamyar Moinzadeh, president and CEO for Airbiquity. “Our collaboration with Allstate represents an essential maturation of the supplier ecosystem for automotive manufacturers. Our integrated capabilities could provide nearly every connected vehicle service possible. With pre-connected platforms and integrated processes, joining forces enables us to bring service assurance to a rapidly evolving connected vehicle market.”
"When drivers are in their vehicles, they are not just on the road. They are connected to a range of services, the most important of which we have provided for many years," said Anthony M. Royer, president, Allstate Roadside Services. "The services needed by drivers are expanding rapidly, powered by smartphones, location services, and clouds. Expanding our relationship with Airbiquity shows that Allstate is preparing for all service requirements from our automotive customers."
Airbiquity and Allstate’s integrated services will be presented to automakers privately and be generally available by end of year.
The Allstate Corporation (NYSE: ALL) is the nation's largest publicly held personal lines insurer known for its "You're In Good Hands With Allstate®" slogan. Now celebrating its 80th anniversary as an insurer, Allstate is reinventing protection and retirement to help nearly 16 million households insure what they have today and better prepare for tomorrow. Consumers access Allstate insurance products (auto, home, life and retirement) and services through Allstate agencies, independent agencies, and Allstate exclusive financial representatives in the U.S. and Canada, as well as via www.allstate.com and 1-800 Allstate®.