New achievements for WirelessCar AB

New achievements for WirelessCar AB Gothenburg, Sweden - Oct 5, 2004 - WirelessCar AB today announced that they act as the back-end systems operator for Volvo Trucks Dynafleet Online in Europe Volvo Pentas SeyKey services in North America and BMW's newly launched BMW ConnectedDrive concept in the Middle East. The ConnectedDrive concept consists of BMW Assist and BMW Online that from March also are available in Dubai, initially in the new 5, 6 and 7 Series. BMW Assist, a new emergency and SOS service that gives drivers, for the first time in the Middle East, a direct voice link together with localization data, to a Dubai Police Emergency Center if something unforeseen happens. The Assist service is available in most BMW models. BMW Online is a customer portal that offers E-mail services in the car. Users will be able to read and reply to their E-mails using the BMW Online portal, accessed through the BMW Professional Navigation system and built-in car telephone. Messages can be displayed either on the cockpit navigation screen, on the Internet using a standard web browser or on a WAP compatible mobile phone. Dynafleet Online is a vehicle management system that keeps vital truck information in one location on the Internet. Clear communication and accessible information make it easier for Volvo Trucks customers to make the right decisions at the right time. Decisions that will keep them one step ahead of their competitors. Dynafleet consists of three parts: - Vehicle Management - Transport Management - Driver Management Dynafleet Online is a new web-based service that permits easy vehicle and driver follow up directly on the web. The recently released and improved version contains new features in messaging, positioning and tracking. SeaKey is a satellite-based communications network that is offered by Volvo Penta NA to their customers. When installed onboard, the system will connect the boat and its crew to a call centre, which will allow constant communication with the mainland. From home, family members will be able to track the movements of their loved ones on the boat via the Internet; through GPS technology, the U.S. Coast Guard will be able to quickly track down and locate errant craft; and boat owners will be able to continually monitor the security of their boat from miles away. "We are of course extremely pleased with the fact that we have been selected by such well respected companies as BMW, Volvo Trucks and Volvo Penta to operate their services. Fulfilling their high quality requirements have been encouraging to our entire organization", says Mr Harald Landt, Managing Director of WirelessCar AB. "Having operated the Volvo On Call services for some years now we consider these new agreements as a major break-through not only for WirelessCar but for the whole telematics industry, it is now proven that our patient work in providing high availability services at a reasonable cost really pays off. The services are operated on the WirelessCar Universal Telematics Network a unique centralized platform shared with other high requirement OEM's". The UTN is a global carrier-class system that has been created using the combined experience of telecom and automotive that has been brought to WirelessCar. Telematics is the industry name for a suite of services that vehicle manufacturers offer to customers. The service consists of a hardware system in the vehicle that gathers data from the vehicle, location information from GPS satellites, and then uses communications technology to deliver this information to customer care centers. WirelessCar provides technology and operational assistance for many elements of the service outside of the vehicle. # # # WirelessCar AB is an end-to-end supplier of unbranded telematics services to the vehicle industry. We define, implement and operate telematics systems for manufacturers of cars and commercial vehicles. An extensive use of commonalities vouches for high cost efficiency, maximum uptime, flexibility and security WirelessCar Inc. is providing complete outsourced solutions for developing and launching branded telematics and M2M services. WirelessCar AB is headquartered in Gothenburg, Sweden in the heart of "Telematics Valley". WirelessCar Inc. is headquartered in Irvine California USA. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT Harald Landt, Managing Director, WirelessCar AB. Phone: +46 31 651910 Email: ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker The following files are available for download:

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