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OBD market is expected to grow at a CAGR of close to 16% during 2017-2021

According to a report by Technavio Global automotive OBD market is expected to grow at a CAGR of close to 16% during the period 2017-2021. The US and Europe are the largest markets for OBD, however, the market is expected to witness exponential growth in emerging countries. These countries will …

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UBI global market grew by 32% in 2016 to 14 million policies


According to Quarterly UBI Dashboard of Ptolemus Consulting, North America represents the biggest market to date with over 7.1 million active policies. This compares to 6.5 million active policies in Europe and less than 0.4 million in the rest of the world. The 3 biggest UBI insurers in North America are …

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Verizon expands its Hum lineup


Hum has expanded its product lineup. It has been claimed by the company that now driving experiences can be made safer, smarter and more connected by choosing the Hum that’s right for them. For the first time, Hum customers can choose between three options, including the premium HumX service, which …

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AirWire Technologies and Reliance Jio collaborate to bring Connected Car Apps and Services to India


The AirWire Connected Car Device attaches to the vehicle’s OBD-II port over a cable in the vehicle. The device provides uninterrupted connectivity through Reliance Jio’s advanced 4G LTE network. AirWire Technologies has been selected by Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd (Jio) to provide AirWire’s Connected Car IoT Device incorporating AirWire’s patented …

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American Family Insurance partners with Automatic to provide insurance telematics


Automatic has announced a comprehensive partnership with American Family Insurance, using connected-car technology to help drivers stay safe and reduce their insurance costs. Under the partnership, Automatic will provide its category-defining OBD-II adapters and mobile apps to new American Family Insurance policyholders who enroll in the company’s KnowYourDrive program. The program …

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Automatic Lite, an affordable OBD-II dongle

Automatic Lite

Published: 21 October 2016 Automatic announced a new Bluetooth connected car adapter, the Automatic Lite, the low-cost adapter for anyone who wants to save time and money on their car. This follows the success of the unlimited 3G Automatic Pro launch earlier this summer. Like Automatic Pro, Automatic Lite is …

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VOXX updated CarLink service available for purchase

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Published: July 9, 2015 | New York, United States VOXX Electronics announced that the updated CarLink wireless service is available for purchase. The new services feature the latest vehicle safety standards alongside Remote Start and Savings services with the plug-and-play OBD II device. The new CarLink device uses 3G and …

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ZTR offers new On-Road Vehicle Package to streamline monitoring of equipment and service vehicles


Published: October 21, 2014 | Canada ZTR announces a new On-Road Vehicle Package that ties on-road and off-road together in one view. The new compact OBDII hardware is plug and play and attaches to almost any vehicle. The reports provide usage-based business intelligence that helps reduce the True Cost-to-Own (TCO) …

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IMS launched DriveSync OBD-II based connected car platform


Published: June 4, 2014 | United States Intelligent Mechatronic Systems Inc (IMS) unveiled the next generation of the DriveSync connected car platform, which now enables partners to develop value-added solutions within the newly opened cloud based architecture. Through DriveSync platform any vehicle built after 1996 with an OBD-II port can …

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T-Systems to connect dealerships to cars with OBD-II module

Published: April 29, 2014 T-System, the subsidiary of Deutsche Telekom presented an on-board diagnostics system (OBD2) module which transmits vehicle status data to the car dealer as well as the driver’s smartphone. Dealers will be able to contact individual car drivers when an incident occurs, offer them a more individual …

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