Honda is launching a sportbike mobile app for Motorcycle riders. This is already available in vehicles made by Honda in Japan, but discussions have occured lately at Honda to launch this on a worldwide (or at least US) scale.
Key services of Honda Moto LINC
Leveraging proprietary Internavi traffic information, this service suggests the ideal time to depart for a selected destination and displays the route to the destination using Google Maps.
Rainfall and Snowfall Map
Before or during touring, this service displays for a selected location a rainfall and snowfall forecasts at regular intervals.
Rain Gear Alarm
During touring, this service monitors the rain forecast and alerts the rider if rainfall is anticipated.
This service suggests appealing destinations and routes for touring (a fee is charged for using certain features of this service). The rider may select any of the suggestions to instantly bring up the Internavi Route service for that destination.
This service alerts the rider by email when consumable parts require replacement or other maintenance is required.
Fueling and Fuel Economy Log
Using fueling volume and cost data entered by the rider, this service displays a graph of fuel economy over time.
Honda Dealer Search
Should a problem occur during touring, this service searches for nearby Honda dealers. The rider may select any of the search results to instantly bring up the Internavi Route service for that destination.
Motorcycle Parking Information
This service provides access to the “Complete Japan Motorcycle Parking Lot Guide” from the Nippon MotorCycle Association (NMCA).
Here is the full press release if you want to see more information: Honda Press Release