Samsung’s new car dongle enables drivers to monitor vehicle’s performance



New Delhi: South Korean multinational conglomerate Samsung Electronics Co Ltd has unveiled a car dongle which provides a way for owners of older cars to add LTE(Long-Term Evolution)wireless connectivity to their vehicles.

The Samsung Connect Autodongle plugs into a car’s OBD II diagnostic port and enable drivers to monitor their vehicle’s performance as well as locate it. It also acts as a Wi-Fi hotspot in the vehicle, the Verge reported.

Samsung has not disclosed the price of the Connect Auto but the device is expected to be available for sale in the second quarter of this year.