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Mojio at Mobile World Congress: the Connected Car is the New Mobile Platform

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Following on the heels of this year’s Consumer Electronics Show, a revitalized automotive industry has dominated yet another major tech conference: Mobile World Congress 2016. Amongst talk of 5G network rollouts and a growing offering of VR demos, it was the connected car that outshined the usual suspects, with many smartphones and gadgets being delegated to tech status quo. This is perhaps unsurprising given that the GSMA made the road to the connected to the connected and autonomous car one of their key pillars at the show, stating that there will be 44 million automated vehicles by 2030. Mojio was…

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Mojio Gives Your Connected Car a Voice

Mojio gives your connected car a voice with Amazon Echo

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Mojio humanizes the connected car experience with Amazon’s voice service Mojio, meet Alexa. Alexa, meet Mojio. Amazon Echo* is designed around your voice. It’s hands-free and always on. With seven microphones and beam-forming technology, Echo can hear you from across the room—even while music is playing. Echo connects to Alexa, a cloud-based voice service, to provide information, answer questions, play music, read the news, check the weather, and more—instantly. All you have to do is ask. In June of 2015, Amazon announced the Alexa Fund. This new fund was established to provide up to $100 million in investments to support developers, manufacturers,…

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Top 10 Vehicle Maintenance Tips for Car Care Month

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It’s official, Autumn has arrived. From pumpkin spiced lattes to the abundance of colorful foliage, there are plenty of reasons to call fall your favorite season. It’s also Car Safety Month in Canada and Fall Car Care Month in the United States. With Old Man Winter looming just around the bend, it’s the ideal time for a tune-up. Here are the Top 10 Fall Maintenance Tips, courtesy of our friends at the Car Care Council: Check all fluids, including engine oil, power steering, brake and transmission as well as windshield washer solvent and antifreeze/coolant. Check the hoses and belts to make…

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Labor Day Dream Drives

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Labor Day Dream Drives Labor day recognizes the achievements of workers all over North America. This weekend, celebrate your hard work and go for a road trip to round off summer and welcome fall. Here are two short but sweet Dream Drives from two of our favorite cities in the US. Los Angeles to Santa Barbara The Drive Heading north from the traffic-jammed roads of Los Angeles, Santa Barbara is a perfect getaway for the weekend. The drive consists of the famous Pacific Coast Highway (PCH) that will offer nearly endless vistas of the coast. If you plan to go straight to Santa…

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Mojio Launches Mojio Drive – A Connected Car Apps and Services Marketplace for Today’s Connected Driver

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Mojio’s open development platform and 3G+GPS device make any car a connected car SAN FRANCISCO and VANCOUVER – 9:00am ET, August 12, 2015 – Mojio, the leading open platform for connecting cars, today announced the launch of Mojio Drive, an expanding marketplace of apps and services for nearly every car on the road today. By plugging the Mojio device into their car’s OBD port, drivers can now unlock their car’s data and access an ever-growing suite of more than 20 connected car apps and services to enhance their driving experience. App categories include vehicle maintenance and repairs, roadside assistance, auto…

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Top 3 American Dream Drives

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Top 3 American Dream Drives for Independence Day Weekend Happy Independence Day America! America wouldn’t be what it is today without the automobile and the open road. In fact, according to the US Department of Transportation, there are nearly 225 million licensed drivers in the United States. To celebrate July 4th, we’ve identified the top 3 American Dream Drives from the top 3 states with the highest number of licensed drivers. Here we go! #1 – The Pacific Coast Highway | California With more than 24 million licensed drivers, California certainly has its fair share of freeways and traffic jams. But the ultimate American dream drive can…

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Top 3 Canadian Dream Drives

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Happy Birthday Canada! You look just great for 148 years old. In fact, Canada is known across the world for its beautiful scenery and one of the best ways to take it all in is out on the open road for a Canadian Dream Drive. It’s nearly impossible to choose just three, but we gave it our best shot. If we’ve missed your favorite Canadian Dream Drive, be sure to let us know in the comments below. #1 – The Sea to Sky Highway | Vancouver to Whistler, British Columbia This one is close to our hearts and close to our…

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Mojio announces investment by Amazon Alexa Fund

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Mojio announces investment by Amazon Alexa Fund Today we are excited to announce a new investment in Mojio, as one of seven initial investments by the newly formed Amazon Alexa Fund. Directly from the Amazon release: “Amazon today announced the Alexa Fund, up to $100 million in investments to support developers, manufacturers, and start-ups of all sizes who are passionate about creating new experiences designed around the human voice. The Alexa Fund—named for Alexa, the cloud-based voice service that powers Amazon Echo—is open to anyone with an innovative idea for how voice technology can improve customers’ lives. Alexa Fund investment decisions will be made based…

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Mojio Launches Hack Your Ride Apps for Cars Hackathon

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Mojio to Host Hack Your Ride Apps for Cars Hackathon Starting on June 16th, developers race to create the best connected car app VANCOUVER – 9:00am ET, June 16, 2015 – Mojio, the leading open platform for connecting cars already on the road, today announced the Hack Your Ride Apps for Cars hackathon sponsored by AT&T and Invoke. Beginning on June 16, and lasting through September 3, Mojio and its partners invite coding visionaries to create the next big thing for connected cars using the Mojio developer center and integrating AT&T APIs to win an “app-celerator” package provided by Invoke. By 2020, there will…

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A Car Mechanic On Your Wrist

Mojio Adds New Connected Car Apps to the Apple App Store

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Gauge and Cloak put a mechanic in your pocket and a car alarm on your wrist VANCOUVER – June 11, 2015 – Mojio, the leading open platform for connecting cars, today announced the availability of its two newest connected car apps in the Apple App Store – Gauge and Cloak. Both apps are available for Android and iOS devices, and with Apple watch extensions (coming soon for Cloak), Mojio brings an authentic connected car experience to smartphones and wrists everywhere. With an app already available for Pebble watch owners, Mojio’s Apple Watch extensions demonstrate its commitment to making cars part of…

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