Volkswagen Group Approved Stolen Vehicle Tracking and Monitoring Services.
Today’s high value vehicles provide rich pickings for today’s new breed of professional vehicle thieves who steal to order and are often shipped to other countries.
Improvements in vehicle security and advancements in telematics technology, including stolen vehicle tracking, have been at the forefront of reducing stolen vehicle numbers in the UK from over 300,000 to under 70,000 in recent years.
Vodafone tracking systems uses the latest GPS / GPRS / GSM technology, providing pinpoint accuracy and unparalleled service levels. Police liaison is conducted in local language through Vodafone Automotive’s network of Secure Operating Centres across 49 countries globally.
At Central Audi VW we have partnered with Volkswagen Group approved provider Vodafone and are an approved installer for Vodafone Automotive vehicle security solutions.
Vehicle Security Solutions
£499 (includes installation + 1 year subscription)
European Cover 24/7
Police liaison and stolen vehicle recovery is conducted in local language on a customer’s behalf across 49 countries.
Pinpoint GPS Tracking
Accurate within 10 meters.
Prevents vehicle theft by key cloning
– if your vehicle key is cloned an the vehicle driven without the driver tag present, it will send an alert to our Secure Operating Centre (SOC). The SOC will then send a text message to the owner of the vehicle and follow this up with a phone call.
Automatic Driver Recognition
Drivers are issued with a pocket-sized driver card. Alerts Vodafone Automotive immediately if your starts the moment we receive an alert, enabling the Vodafone Automotive Secure Operating Centre to give the Police a head start on the thieves.
International GSM Coverage
Vodafone Automotive’s Secure Operating Centre can track a stolen vehicle anywhere in the world where the Global System for Mobile phones (GSM) operates, (over 180 countries). Vodafone Automotive’s ‘Roaming’ SIM card automatically communicates with the ‘best-connected’ local GSM network.
Live tracking via an open line to the Police gives them the best opportunity to get the vehicle back undamaged and to catch the thieves as well. A minute by minute history of where the vehicle has been driven during the theft helps recover valuable contents.
3 Year Warranty
All Vodafone Protect & Connect systems come with the reassurance of a 3 year warranty.
Triggered when motion is detected with the engine switched off
Activated when the vehicle battery is disconnected or discharged, or the system wiring is cut
Thatcham Accredited & Insurer Recognised
The highest quality standards for stolen vehicle tracking systems, recognised by major insurers.
Thatcham Category S5 accredited
System Health Check
Regular automatic self-diagnostic check.
Means that thieves simply cannot identify that a tracking system is present.
In many cases, when you change vehicle, we can simply re-install the system in the new vehicle and transfer the subscription – protecting your initial investment.
£599 (includes installation + 1 year subscription)
Engine remote immobilisation
Enables Vodafone Automotive to send an alert to the vehicle to prevent the engine being restarted once it comes to a standstill.
£759 TBA (includes installation + 1 year subscription)
Provides the original vehicle keys with an additional passive digital signature. Prevents starting the vehicle without the ADR Tag being present directly combating the “Hi Tech” theft of a vehicle via key cloning.
£359 (includes installation + 1 year subscription)
The S7 offers stolen asset location with pan-European Coverage as standard, pin-point GPS tracking to within 10 metres, tow-away alert, tamper alert and all the features of the My Connected Car App.
My Connected Car: App and Web application
Live vehicle location – Including satellite Google maps viewing.
Car Finder Route (Driving & Walking) – Car finder shows you the quickest way to get back to your vehicle.
Geofence – Set a Geofence zone and receive an in-app notification if the vehicle enters or leaves that area.
Trip reports – See your latest and historical journeys.
Special Modes – Activate Garage Mode or Transport Mode at the click of a button.
Speed Alert – Set a specific speed limit and receive an in-app notification if you exceed that limit.
SOS Button – Direct to the Vodafone Automotive Secure Operating Centre.
Self-Diagnostics – Perform your own system health check.
Multiple Vehicles – Manage up to 10 vehicles available in one account.