The technology empowers owners, fleet operators, drivers, dealers and service teams to access vital information about their vehicles, trucks, tractors or Construction Equipment on a real time basis from the driver’s seat and afar.
This digitally enabled sensing will be available across Mahindra’s breadth of mobility products (including its Backhoe loader ‘Mahindra EarthMaster’). This launch makes Mahindra, the first OEM (Original equipment manufacturer) in India to integrate its product line-up onto a cloud-based technology platform.
DiGiSENSE will empower customers to digitally build knowledge 24X7 about the performance and location of their vehicles. Drivers can contact emergency breakdown services or pull up a route planner at the touch of a button, fleet owners and dealers can track the location of their vehicles in real time, while remote diagnostics and reports allow service teams to monitor the vehicle’s health and productivity parameters, on a real time basis, said the company.
Speaking at the launch, Dr. Pawan Goenka, Executive Director, Mahindra & Mahindra said, “DiGiSENSE 1.0 is one such effort to adopt technology to develop new ecosystems. It is the first of its kind technology platform which is multi application and multi product enabled. From providing real time data, to tracking performance and productivity of the vehicles, DiGiSENSE will enable customers to control their businesses.”
DiGiSENSE will initially be available in the Jeeto and Imperio in the small commercial vehicles space; the Arjun Novo in the tractor space; the Mahindra Blazo in the heavy commercial vehicles space; and the Earthmaster in the construction equipment space.
It will help the Construction Equipment business reap huge benefits such as improved productivity and reduced operating costs. Construction equipment are extremely expensive machines and many times rented out or sent with a driver. The technology will help the owner to track the machine on a real time basis, it will also update you for Low fuel indication, gives machine usage status, machine health status, remind you when service is due, machine location and its Alert system will help you to track machine performance.
This cloud technology will help truck owner to have better control over their business and money by providing various Trip optimization parameters then and there through mobile app. The technology will help in fleet management, roadside assistance, vehicle tracking, safety indicators, engine management, driver productivity management and also ensures security of vehicle and goods in case of any route violation.
Rajan Wadhera, President and Chief Executive – Truck, Power Train Division and Head – MRV, Mahindra & Mahindra said, “DiGiSENSE is a modular, scalable, flexible and robust connected vehicle platform that has been conceived and brought to life by Mahindra by bringing together an entire ecosystem of stakeholders. We have built in several features into DiGiSENSE and will further integrate other features in the future versions. We are sure this will revolutionize the way our customers will interact with their Mahindra vehicles and will empower them to maximize their efficiencies and effectiveness.”
It is available as a subscription-based service at an affordable price, DiGiSENSE will eventually be available across the entire line-up of Mahindra’s vehicles, said the company.
Source: Information has been obtained from Mahindra’s press release, Digisense website.