Rand McNally introduced OverDryve, a seven-inch specialized aftermarket tablet that attaches to a car dash or clips on to the vent that brings connected car features It features streaming audio, back-up camera video, voice-guided navigation,
AUTO Conneceted Car News’ Tech CARS Award winner for Best OBD-II device Zubie, announced it enhanced its suite of business fleet tracking, analytics and management capabilities with new Zubie Maintenance. This automated ongoing maintenance solution
The results for AUTO Connected Car News’ Tech CARS Awards show interesting trends in the connected car industry. There are several trade shows behind the scenes and this year, one received the most attention. Winners
In 2015 there were new OBDII devices and services launched that are nominated for the Tech CARS Awards. The nominees have come to forefront for adding Wi-Fi hotspots, apps, roadside service, connections to Alexa and
Mojio has announced a holiday special price drop to $99 for the Mojio device on Amazon that includes one year of cellular service through AT&T to promote the its partnership with Amazon Echo. Now Alexa can
We are starting to see more start-ups entering the Head-Up/Augmented Reality and OBD-II device aftermarket. Last week, we learned about Carloudy an OBD-II device and small chargeable box placed on the dash for HUD capabilities.
Prior to the Connected Car Expo more than 100 developers from around California coded apps for connected cars on the open Mojio platform during a hackathon. The winners include apps that help deal with earthquakes,
During Telematics West Coast , IBM and The Weather Company announced that Octo Telematics an exhibitor at Telematics West Coast, is using real-time weather data from the two companies as a critical input to its
CarMD announced the new CarMD Mobile to monitor vehicle health. CarMD Mobile will be available beginning mid-November 2015. Bluetooth-enabled CarMD Mobile features an on-board diagnostic (OBD-ll) tool that plugs into a car’s computer and pairs
Mercedes-Benz offers the new connect me app in Europe and soon will offer an adapter for older models vehicles. The “me” app gives drivers information vehicle health, remote control of functions such heating, door remote
There are many ways for parents to encourage teens to drive safely. A NFTSD sponsored campaign asks parents and teens to make a mutual promise to each other during the pre-driving and early driving years.
OBD-II port device and software service, Zubie announced a suite of contextual analytics features that deliver deeper insights around driver behavior and profiles. The new capabilities announced by Zubie will be available for users and