SOS Call centre

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AlanMB
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Post by AlanMB » Sat Jul 30, 2022 4:46 pm

Looking at the Enyaq manual (cant look at my Enyaq yet still 8 weeks away) I see the SOS Call function. So who does it call? Is it Skoda, or an emergency service? And what mobile network does it use?
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Post by ChangoMutney » Sat Jul 30, 2022 6:38 pm

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Post by snalbansed » Sat Jul 30, 2022 6:43 pm



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zice
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Post by zice » Sat Jul 30, 2022 9:38 pm

i think it calls a Skoda Emergency dispatch center, uses most likely the eSIM in the car.

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RichR
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Post by RichR » Sun Jul 31, 2022 8:31 am

All cars with SOS function (which is becoming mandatory I believe) call the manufacturer’s emergency call centre who then take then take what you say, along with a burst of data from the car - things like GPS location, speed (if triggered automatically), number of occupants (using seatbelt sensors) and so on. They then call the relevant emergency services (because you might be in a different country to where the car was bought) and pass on the extra information.

I seem to recall an episode of the Yorkshire Air Ambulance programme on TV where they went to a call from BMW that originated with an automated call from a car that had crashed in a ditch in a remote location. The driver was unconscious, but the car gave all the information they needed to send the Fire Service, Ambulance and Air Ambulance.
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Post by zice » Sun Jul 31, 2022 8:34 am

there's a whole movement at least in Germany to force manufacturers to change the dial number to call directly emergency services instead of manufacturer call centers. Besides, you can change the number manually using VCDS i think...i wouldn't recommend though

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