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Canada: TELUS, Mojio and ZTE partner to launch TELUS Drive+, a connected car device


TELUS, a Canadian telecommunications company has partnered with Mojio, the leading open platform for connected cars, and ZTE, a premier manufacturer of phones, tablets, Wi-Fi and connected car devices. Togather they have launched TELUS Drive+, a solution that will enable Canadians to equip their vehicles with a range of exciting features that …

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Bouncie launches a connected vehicle device that helps family members and caregivers stay connected with aging drivers

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Bouncie has launched a connected vehicle device that helps family members and caregivers stay connected with aging drivers. Bouncie can help senior drivers remain independent while giving family members and caregivers useful information about a senior’s driving habits and vehicle health as well as location-based features that keep everybody connected. …

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ZTE OBD solution to power Telia SENSE


Published: 17 November 2016 ZTE Corporation announced that its smart on-board diagnostics (OBD) connection solution had been selected by TeliaSonera, the leading telecoms service provider (TSP) in Northern Europe, to power its telematics service, TELIA SENSE. Available since the first of November in Sweden, the TELIA SENSE service combines ZTE’s …

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Continental’s smartphone approach as alternative to car keys


Published: 24 October 2016 The days of car keys are numbered, soon may become part of the history, never to be used again. Continental AG has developed a new technology which uses smart phones to unlock a car door and start the engine. It uses  smartphone’s Bluetooth connectivity to communicate …

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Verizon announces new aftermarket telematics solution ‘Hum’


Published: August 26, 2015 | Atlanta, Georgia, United States Verizon Telematics announced the commercial availability of hum, an aftermarket vehicle technology and subscription service that enables drivers on the road to make their car smarter through a simple solution regardless of their wireless service provider. First announced in January, hum …

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Dash launches ‘Chassis API’ connected car platform for internet of cars


Published: October 5, 2014 | United States Dash app offers direct connectivity to a car via its OBD-II port, which is designed to provide mechanics with detailed stats and information. The app is expanding its areas with the Chassis API, a connected car platform that gives other developers access to …

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Metromile’s new android app pitches pay-as-you-drive auto insurance


Published: August 29, 2014 | United States  MetroMile – offers “pay as you go” insurance, where drivers pay by the mile. A device fitted to the car tracks the mileage and customers are billed monthly according to how far they have driven. The company claims that this saves low-mileage drivers an …

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Fixd a new in-car app sends notifications about car problems


Published: August 28, 2014 | United States Fixd a new in-car app provides notifications if a problem arise, along with the potential consequences and cost. Fixd comprises a vehicle sensor and the accompanying app. The vehicle sensor plugs into a car’s On Board Diagnostics-II (OBD-II) port and connects to the …

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CarIQ releases OBD supported connected car platform in India


Published: June 18, 2014 | India CarIQ has come up with connected car platform for Indian automobile market. With CarIQ, owners can remotely manage, monitor, and interact with their vehicle. A smart car having carIQ services, can understand and review the driving pattern, and send notifications of critical actions that …

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Nebula Systems to launch “MECH5” OBD device for in-vehicle diagnostics


Published: June 3, 2014 | United Kingdom Nebula Systems  unveiled its new vehicle diagnostic system ‘MECH5’, which allows both professional mechanics and car owners to carry out in-depth analysis of a vehicle’s electronic systems using their smartphone, tablet or laptop. Nebula Systems believe that the capabilities of MECH5 are intended …

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