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Mojio’s new apps and services platform for an exclusive connected driving

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Published: August 13, 2015 | Vancouver, Canada Mojio, is launching an app and services store for its platform ‘The Mojio Drive’. The new Mojio Drive will feature 20 apps and services that range from apps that can connect your car to a local garage to a service that measures your …

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The first usage based insurance product in Slovenia, Europe

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Published: July 9, 2015 | Slovenia Slovenian Insurance company Zavarovalnica Triglav, part of Triglav Group, successfully released the first true usage based insurance product in the Adria Region. The Triglay Group is present in seven markets and six different countries. Triglav’s usage based insurance, developed by Amodo, analyzes drivers’ safety …

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Volvo Cars updates its Volvo On Call app to deliver seamless connectivity with wearables

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  Published: May 28, 2015 | Gothenburg, Sweden Volvo Cars is set to release an updated version of its ground-breaking Volvo On Call smart app, delivering seamless connectivity with wearables such as the Apple Watch and Android Wear. This will effectively allow Volvo drivers with the Volvo On Call app …

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CES 2015: GPS based mobile app ‘FuelSignal’ points to the future of Fuel Saving technology

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Published: December 27, 2014 | Las Vegas, NV Thanks to this FuelSignal app, users are able to find real-time gas prices and discounts from participating retailers. At the CES 2015, the company focusing on fuel saving and fuel station locator technology will showcase the forward looking capabilities of its GPS …

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Usage-based car insurance faces snag in India despite attempts by general insurers

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Published: December 17, 2014 | Mumbai, India The concept of installing GPS devices in cars to track vehicle usage in determining motor insurance premium has not taken off in India despite attempts by general insurers. Insurers attribute the failure to the low ticket size of motor insurance policies and relatively …

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iCradle debuts connected biking system, hits Kickstarter to raise funds

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Published: December 9, 2014 | Frankfurt, Germany German start-up iCradle has taken the connected car concept and applied it to bikes. The company has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to raise $100,000 for its device, COBI. The device is considered the world’s “smartest” connected biking system. According to its campaign, …

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Cohda and u-blox develops advance V2X solution to enhance in-vehicle safety

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Published: December 5, 2014 | Adelaide, Australia Swiss u-blox, has provided key global positioning technology to Cohda Wireless’ Vehicle-to-Vehicle (V2V) and Vehicle-to-Infrastructure (V2I) equipment, collectively called “V2X”. A short video overview of Cohda’s V2X technology: Cohda’s DSRC (Dedicated Short-Range Communications) based V2X system uses accurate satellite positioning with embedded dead …

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Next-gen ‘Chevy Volt’ to offer improved charging features

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Published: November 25, 2014 | Detroit, United States If there’s one thing Chevrolet Volt owners love about their cars, it’s being able to recharge the battery easily. Evidence of that is a U.S. Department of Energy study that shows more than 80 percent of all trips by Volt owners did …

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BMC to track city’s garbage-collection vehicles installs GPS devices

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Published: September 29, 2014 | India Two years after rolling out its ambitious plan of tracking the city’s garbage-collection vehicles, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) recently installed GPS devices on 800 vehicles in the city and is planning to cover 1,000 more vehicles by year-end. The standing committee of the …

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