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Video – Jaguar XJ navigation system v/s Mumbai Dabbawalla

Video – Jaguar XJ navigation system v/s Mumbai Dabbawalla

Snapshot: To test its navigation system, Jaguar XJ takes the Mumbai Dabbawalla Delivery Challenge

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A must watch video, in which Jaguar put the new InControl Touch Pro system on its latest XJ model to the test in Mumbai by taking on the traditional acclaimed Dabbawalla delivery system in a race through the congested city streets. Just to add to your knowledge, this video is not about a jaguar delivering tiffins, but how the brand product manages to operate its new InControl Touch Pro system through ever-present heavy traffic of Mumbai.

Dabbawallas are used by many Mumbai workers to take home cooked food to their places of work in small ‘tiffins’ or ‘dabbas’. They operate on a complex relay system involving trains, buses, bikes and foot. But one lucky Dabbawalla was given the chance to ride in luxury when the new Jaguar XJ picked him up, swapping a hard bike saddle for leather massage seats and the new InControl Touch Pro infotainment system in place of the noise of busy streets. The driver used the new navigation system to help steer through traffic as his rival Dabbawalla took the traditional route.

The InControl Touch Pro infotainment system features a high-performance quad-core processor and runs on state-of-the-art, ultra-fast Ethernet, a network technology, which offers exceptional data transfer rates of up to 1Gbit/second. Combined, they deliver incredible graphics, fast response times and help to future-proof the system for significant upgrades in functionality over time.

The Dabbawalla said: “It was a very different experience to the one I am used to! The only massage I normally get is from the bumps in the road! Those seats were amazing. And I never knew Mumbai could be so quiet it was like a different world inside the car. It was a serious race too. We have a very well developed system here; one that many say is impossible to beat. But somehow the XJ won! The navigation system was a big help, but we were also lucky because the other Dabbawalla got stuck with a rare train delay.”

Commenting on this, Jaguar spokesman, Mr Ian Hoban, Vehicle Line Director said: “We were privileged to gain an insight into the Dabbawalla business through this activity, and it really showed us how efficient this kind of process can be, even without the use of modern technology. In the race, the new XJ proved to be more than comfortable in the city streets. Despite its size, it is nimble, manoeuvrable and dynamic and that helped it cut through traffic with ease. The revolutionary technology in the new InControl Pro system also made a big difference, both from a guidance perspective and in allowing the Dabbawalla to ride in comfort.”

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