The newspaper cites other problems faced by the owners of foreign cars. For example, Renault cars no longer recognize the smartphone from which the user is trying to connect to the system, Volkswagen we Connect does not recognize these cars, and Skoda is having difficulty making an appointment for maintenance. Mercedes-Benz, whose Russian assets, including a plant in the Moscow region, are now owned by Avtodom, has stopped supporting the Mercedes me ID app in Russia. This service is designed for remote control of various car functions using a mobile application.
Earlier it was reported that the Porsche app also stopped working – it was turned off at the beginning of the summer of 2022.