Uconnect 5 Comes to 2022 Ram Lineup With New Features, Content and Capability for Truck and Fleet Owners

September 1, 2021

, Auburn Hills, Mich.

New for a 2022 indication year, Ram is adding to a tech pretension with a formation of a award-winning Uconnect 5 system. The company’s many modernized in-car record delivers faster doing speeds, new calm and softened customization for Ram pickups and Ram Commercial vehicles. Uconnect 5 also offers new preference and connected services, gripping Ram lorry business and swift owners intent and sensitive while drivers keep their hands on a circle and eyes on a road.

“A rival advantage of a Uconnect 5 complement lies in a ability to align with patron needs regulating personalization and singular calm for any brand,” pronounced Mamatha Chamarthi, Head of Software Business and Product Management. “The facilities and user knowledge are tailor-made for Ram trucks and Ram blurb vehicles, and will continue to enhance with a digitalization of mobility.”

Customizing Uconnect 5
Pickup and blurb automobile owners are singular when it comes to automobile information given many of a time they work tighten to or during limit capability. Uconnect 5 allows users to emanate an disdainful home shade with a informed feel. Customers can personalize a Uconnect home shade with frequently used facilities for discerning and easy entrance around one-touch operation. Whether it be towing 37,100 pounds in a Ram 3500 or hauling a complicated cargo of recreational vehicles with family in a cab, a Uconnect 5 complement can be customized to fast give drivers a information they need in a cluster screen, core shade or a Head-up Display (HUD). For example, if towing a complicated bucket adult a high class with 100-plus-degree temperatures, a user might wish to perspective a customized cluster of gauges to guard a truck’s powertrain temperatures. Or if a automobile is versed with Ram’s Off-road Package, business can emanate a approach couple to a Off-Road Pages app in a core screen, all with one hold or less.

Uconnect 5 facilities several entirely customizable interfaces storing adult to 5 opposite user profiles. In a box of a pickup or multi-driver blurb vehicles, any user can build their possess profile, featuring preferences for song and automobile operation. The complement also connects vehicle-side systems to a driver’s profile, such as temperature, seating position and counterpart placement. Switching between user profiles can be rubbed by a singular touch.

Wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
Wireless Apple CarPlay and wireless Android Auto make it easy to stay connected to a automobile and wireless charging serve simplifies a experience. Additionally, when versed with a accessible 12-inch touchscreen, Apple CarPlay can now occupy a whole space.

Uconnect 5 also facilities a twin phone focus that creates joining and pity easy for Ram pickup and Ram Commercial swift customers. Uconnect can conduct submit from both inclination with a ability to name one a priority over a other for several functions, including navigation, song preference and calm messages.

Navigation
Uconnect’s navigation is an discerning built-in resolution from TomTom and includes trade and connected services, giving drivers a latest information for a safer and smoother journey. Additionally, turn-by-turn navigation is accessible in a cluster and HUD with or but Apple CarPlay or Android Auto.

Maps Over a Air (OTA) and Last Mile Navigation also are new to Ram. The Maps OTA underline automatically detects, downloads and installs applicable accessible map updates in a background. Last Mile Navigation provides walking directions from your automobile to your final destination, around a Uconnect messenger smartphone app.

New Over-the-Air Capabilities
Servicing and updating your Ram has never been easier. The new Telematics Box Module (TBM) preps for expansion and assists in fast relocating vast amounts of data, engineered for a fastest speeds available. The devoted and secure ecosystem provides an optimal sourroundings for continual alleviation by a built-in mobile network. Notifications work in peace with a Vehicle Health Report, Vehicle Health Alert and Ram mobile app. For some updates, OTA capability will automatically bucket a softened program to a vehicle, seamlessly. Other services can be rubbed during your internal play with a Service Scheduling feature.

Alexa
Uconnect 5 brings Amazon Alexa directly into a automobile itself, giving occupants a leisure to correlate with Alexa from home to automobile and automobile to home. Using healthy speak, occupants can ask Alexa to play music, podcasts and audiobooks; supplement equipment to their to-do list and check real-time information. Alexa’s responses use a vehicle’s audio system, permitting all passengers to interact.

Voice Recognition
Uconnect 5 facilities an modernized voice approval engine with healthy voice capability. Statements that would routinely be accepted in human-to-human review can be used to promulgate with a navigation system, such as, “find an accessible lorry stop nearby me.” The modernized voice control complement also improves a listening ability in high credentials sound situations, such as a rolled down window or sleet attack a windshield. Additionally, a embedded voice approval complement has arise adult word capability that correlates to a Ram brand: “Hey Ram, change a heat to 70 degrees.” Apple CarPlay and Android Auto also can be tranquil around voice by regulating a voice approval button.

Ram Telematics
For a 2022 indication year, a Ram Telematics underline receives a vital upgrade, permitting elite third-party swift information collection companies to offer monitoring services for swift owners. More minute information helps yield assets opposite a swift in terms of fewer accidents, unchanging maintenance, avoided downtime and ubiquitous operational efficiency.

Under a instruction of a swift owner, Ram’s new TBM sends information associated to those specific vehicles to a cloud, where it can be collected by reserved third-party companies. The information collection companies afterwards package a information for a swift owners to use in creation decisions on how best to classify routes, suitable vehicles, motorist changes and loads.

Uconnect Mobile App
With a accessible Uconnect app, a smartphone can start a engine, close or clear doors and accept notifications. Inside a vehicle, SOS Call provides outmost assistance during a hold of a button. An involuntary underline calls for outward assistance if a automobile senses a pile-up has taken place. With Assist Call, owners can hit a Uconnect patron caring group for assistance with their automobile or instructions on regulating a Uconnect system. Stolen Vehicle Assistance helps military lane a vehicle’s plcae and Family Drive Alerts delivers notifications to endangered relatives when boundary, curfew or speed boundary are exceeded. Owners can also accept a presentation when someone else drives a automobile while in Valet Alert mode.

UX in a Market
The Uconnect digital height has turn a poignant reason for purchase, tailored for any brand, automobile and region. Research has shown that 51% of new-car buyers cruise in-vehicle record as partial of their purchase. Also, 64% of business reported their record knowledge finished them some-more expected to buy from a same brand. The award-winning Uconnect complement has led a attention in calm and disdainful facilities given a pregnancy in 2003 and a fifth era continues a momentum.
 
Ram Truck Brand
In 2009, a Ram Truck code launched as a stand-alone division, focused on assembly a final of lorry buyers and delivering benchmark-quality vehicles. With a full lineup of trucks, a Ram 1500, 2500/3500 Heavy Duty, 3500/4500/5500 Chassis Cab, ProMaster and ProMaster City, a Ram code builds trucks that get a tough work finished and families where they need to go.

Ram continues to outperform a foe and sets a benchmarks for:

  • 1,075 lb.-ft. of torque with Cummins Turbo Diesel
  • Towing ability of 37,090 lbs. with Ram 3500
  • Segment initial 1,000 lb.-ft of torque with Cummins Turbo Diesel
  • Payload of 7,680 lbs. with Ram 3500
  • Most luxurious: Ram Limited with genuine wood, genuine leather and 12-inch Uconnect touchscreen
  • Best float and doing with disdainful couple curl back and auto-level atmosphere suspensions
  • Most interior space with Ram Mega Cab
  • Most able full-size off-road pickup – Ram Power Wagon
  • Ram 1500, America’s many absolute half-ton diesel pickup with 480 lb.-ft. of torque, achieves an unrivalled 33 mpg highway and delivers adult to 1,000 miles of operation on a singular tank of fuel
  • Ram 1500 TRX is a quickest, fastest and many absolute mass-produced pickup lorry in a world
  • Most awarded light-duty lorry in America
  • Highest owners faithfulness of any half-ton pickup
  • Over a final 30 years, Ram has a top commission of pickups still on a road

Ram is partial of a portfolio of brands offering by heading tellurian automaker and mobility provider Stellantis. For some-more information per Stellantis (NYSE: STLA), greatfully revisit www.stellantis.com.

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