Uconnect connects to security update

uconnectFCA released a Technical Service Bulletin (TSB) for a software update that offers improved vehicle electronic security and communications system enhancements. The update was issued by the Embedded System Quality Engineering team.

The free software security update, includes Uconnect improvements introduced in the 2015 model year designed to enhance customer convenience and enjoyment of their vehicle.

FCA customers can either download and install this particular update themselves or, if preferred, their dealer can complete this one-time update at no cost to customers.

Customers with questions may call Vehicle Care at 1-877-855-8400.

A 6- or 12-month trial+ of the Uconnect Access Advantage Package is included with select new vehicle purchases or leases.

Popular apps aand emergency assistance are included Uconnect Access.

The Advantage Package is available now at a new rate of $149.99 a year with over 15% savings. Uconnect Access is also available at the regular pricing of $14.99+ a month.  VIA Mobile with Aha, Pandora, iHeart Radio and Slacker comes with new vehicles for a free 5-year trial.

The Embedded System Quality Engineering team’s responsibilities include development and implementation of cybersecurity standards for all vehicle content, including on-board and remote services. A number of best practices, procedures, standards, and policies govern FCA’s cybersecurity program. Generally, there are many tools and techniques that are utilized throughout the vehicle lifecycle.