FCA and Amazon have partnered up to launch home-to-car Alexa with the 2018 Jeep Cherokee Latitude in an effort to provide customers with the most innovative technological offerings available to the market. As a result, customers will now be able to support their Amazon devices via the Uconnect software.
This new Amazon device supporting software will enable owners with an Alexa device to:
- use their voice to remotely start and stop the engine
- lock and unlock doors
- send commands directly to NAV-equipped models
- monitor vehicle vitals
Moreover, customers who purchase the 2018 Jeep Cherokee Latitude equipped with the Tech Connect Package will receive an Amazon Echo Dot device, a three-month subscription to the Amazon Music Unlimited Family Plan and a three-month membership to Audible.
“The introduction of Amazon Alexa to the Jeep Cherokee allows us to meet consumers’ increasing desire for innovation of information,” said Mike Manley, Head of Jeep Brand – FCA Global. “Jeep Cherokee’s new Tech Connect Package allows customers to minimize the everyday stresses of busy lifestyles by providing them with a variety of ways to stay conveniently connected to their vehicles, while making every drive exceptionally informative, entertaining and unique.