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Mahindra & Mahindra India Launches Foreca Weather App Developed by OBIGO

Foreca Ltd - the leading digital weather service provider for automotive industry – is fostering its foothold in the Indian market in cooperation with OBIGO Inc, a leading Web Service company based in Korea.

OBIGO-Foreca Weather app

The new Foreca weather app in Mahindra XUV500 2017 infotainment system.

Mahindra, one of the largest vehicle manufacturers in India, has launched a new weather app for its new XUV500 2017 car model infotainment system. The app is developed by OBIGO, using Foreca’s hyperlocal coordinate based weather data available for any location worldwide.

The Foreca app enables the drivers to be better aware of the current weather conditions as well as upcoming weather forecasts all available via an intuitive and easy-to-use user interface.

“We are excited to introduce our premium digital weather feed for the Indian market together with great brands like OBIGO and Mahindra & Mahindra. OBIGO has been an excellent partner in developing an user friendly car software which is designed especially keeping the drivers’ needs in focus.” says Mr. Petri Marjava, Sales Director for Foreca Ltd.

"Weather is the most interesting digital content for the driver. Foreca provides perfect harmony of accurate weather data and attractive visual items through a Location-Based weather service (LBS) - a robust, highly reliable service with full API support. I'm very excited to work with Foreca's excellent features and so happy to launch the infotainment service to Mahindra & Mahindra as a first in the Indian auto industry.", says Mr. William Han, PM Group, General Manager for OBIGO Inc.

The app is named “Foreca” and it is available since late April 2017 among the other Connected Apps in the Mahindra’s high-end car infotainment system.

About Foreca

Founded in 1996, Foreca is a leading provider of digital and location based weather data with global service coverage. Foreca has customers from six continents, many of them representing some of the world’s best-known media, automotive and professional service brands. Foreca is recognised for its devotion to premium forecast quality, passion for service excellence and trustworthiness.

About OBIGO

Since 1997, OBIGO has been the world's leading provider of rich internet services and software products in the automotive software industry. Today, OBIGO has evolved into a Car Web Service company. The range of solutions includes Web Runtime supporting W3C/GENIVI, Vehicle API Platform, Vehicle Web SDK, Vehicle Cloud App Center and Automotive Grade Browser.

For more information

Mr. Petri Marjava
Sales Director, Foreca Ltd
Email: petri.marjava@foreca.com
Mobile: +358 20 1101 732

Mr. William Han
PM Group, General Manager, OBIGO Inc.
Email: william.han@obigo.com
Mobile: +82 10 3295 4909