FIRST SERIAL CAR IS CONNECTED TO ERA-GLONASS SYSTEM
LADA Vesta became the first production car equipped with ERA-GLONASS that received the approval of the vehicle type. The system was tested in a specialized laboratory, has an appropriate certificate and will be installed in each LADA Vesta car on the assembly line.
ERA-GLONASS system is designed to transmit a signal about the car accident or any other emergencies to the first responding. In case of a car accident, the terminal installed in a car automatically detects the location of the vehicle and transmits through the mobile communication channels the information about exact coordinates, accident time and severity and VIN-No. of the car to 112 Service or MIA dispatch center. A driver can send a signal manually by clicking the appropriate button. ERA-GLONASS device operates even in case of disconnection from the vehicle main battery.
President of GLONASS Union (the only performer for design and implementation of ERA-GLONASS system) Alexander Gurko said that receiving of a certificate of compliance with the requirements of Technical regulation for the first LADA Vesta production model is the evidence of significant investments and achievements of AVTOVAZ company in the field of implementation of the most advanced world-class safety technologies and additional navigation and information services to enhance the comfort of car owners. Certified mass models are an important stage in the development of the national ERA-GLONASS project. All customers of the cars with this device aboard not only obtain a free service of emergency response but also become potential users of various additional services for car drivers that are going to be developed on the basis of the system infrastructure, said mister Gurko.