Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP), the largest automotive company in the country, together with the largest fully integrated telco in the nation- PLDT, has recently announced their partnership. Both will promote the benefits of smart connected cars and intelligent platforms technology for huge fleet business operators and Toyota car owners.
TMP’s myTOYOTA App now features myTOYOTA Connect, a suite of connected services that possesses smart IoT (Internet of Things) eSIM solutions powered by PLDT wireless unit Smart.
With the help of myTOYOTA Connect, users can now monitor and control the usage of a multitude of connected IoT devices using the country’s best and fastest mobile network. It also promotes the efficient use of Toyota vehicles by keeping track of their location, car condition, and driver speed through myTOYOTA App.
PLDT and Smart President and CEO ALfredo S. Panlilio said, “We at PLDT are proud to partner with Toyota Motor Philippines in advancing the value of technology for the benefit of Toyota customers. Through this milestone, we are powering the changing landscape of the automobile industry to be more ‘intelligent’, with newer and smarter solutions,”
Panlilio added, “This reinforces how PLDT Group aims to enable digital adoption for Filipinos, which is key to inclusive nation-building. Through broader connectivity and technologies such as IoT offered by PLDT Enterprise, digital adoption can create opportunities across priority sectors of the economy, such as the transportation industry.”
The TMP President, Atsuhiro Okamoto also stated, “With our unified vision and combined efforts, we were able to launch a service that is the first of its kind in the country. It has been some time since Toyota boldly announced its global direction to transform from being an automotive company to a mobility company. Our partnership with you brings us a step closer to this goal – by making CASE or Connected, Automated, Shared, and Electrified mobility a reality to more and more Filipinos.”
myTOYOTA Connect service is now ready for activation in the growing lineup of selected models of Hilux, RAV4, Hiace, and Fortuner. The activation can be done with TMP’s myTOYOTA App.