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

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… Read More
Mojio Gives Your Connected Car a Voice

Mojio gives your connected car a voice with Amazon Echo

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… Read More
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Top 10 Vehicle Maintenance Tips for Car Care Month

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… Read More
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Labor Day Dream Drives

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

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… Read More
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Top 3 American Dream Drives

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… Read More
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Top 3 Canadian Dream Drives

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… Read More

Mojio announces investment by Amazon Alexa Fund

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… Read More
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Mojio Launches Hack Your Ride Apps for Cars Hackathon

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,… Read More
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Mojio Adds New Connected Car Apps to the Apple App Store

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,… Read More
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Mojio Launches New Connected Car Apps for Android: Gauge & Cloak

Mojio Launches New Mechanic and Car Alarm Connected Car Apps for Android Gauge and Cloak put both a mechanic and a car alarm in your pocket SAN FRANCISCO and VANCOUVER… Read More
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Apps World 2015 Hackathon – Build a Connected Car App

Apps World Hackathon - Build a Connected Car App It's almost summer and the Connected Car is hot. How hot? Well it's poised to hijack one of the year's biggest and best… Read More
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Trip Tracking and Expensing App for Connected Cars

Meet a Mojio Developer: Kathy Consigli of NextWave Mobile Apps Mojio is building the world's largest and most diverse open platform for connecting cars. For drivers, this equates to a… Read More
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Mojio Cruises into $8 Million Series A Round

Funding led by Telekom Capital will fuel global growth and expansion (Vancouver, BC) – March 24, 2015 -- Mojio, the leading open platform for connecting cars, today announced it has closed… Read More
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Mojio on the Move: DeveloperWeek 2015 & the Accelerate SF Hackathon

DeveloperWeek 2015 & the Accelerate SF Hackathon We first met the OILHUB team (Jesse Hernandez, Brett Yoncak and Anthony Williams) in February at the Accelerate SF Hackathon in San Francisco, as… Read More
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Mojio Launches Connected Car Channel on IFTTT

Mojio Connects Cars with Apps, Services and IoT Devices on IFTTT Mojio is proud to announce the launch of its new channel on IFTTT. Mojio's IFTTT channel will connect Mojio-powered… Read More
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Grand Prize Winners in the Mojio & Windows Phone Developer Contest

The Connected Car Comes to Windows Phone When it comes to development, there is no name more synonymous than Microsoft. This was clearly showcased by the incredible response to our Mojio & Windows… Read More
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Car Blackbox – Grand Prize Winner in the Mojio & Microsoft Developer Contest

Car Blackbox - Grand Prize Winner (Tie) Category: Gamification App Developer: Pablo Gimenez CarBlackbox has been developed to make every day driving more rewarding. As CarBlackbox's developer, Pablo Gimenez, describes… Read More
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License Plate Game App – Grand Prize Winner in the Mojio & Microsoft Developer Contest

License Plate Game - Grand Prize Winner (Tie) Category: Gamification App Developer: Koen Demkes Searching for programming inspiration, Koen Demkes went back in time to revisit his childhood road trips… Read More
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Easy Auto Log™ App – Grand Prize Winner in the Mojio & Windows Phone Developer Contest

Easy Auto Log™ - Grand Prize Winner Category: Business App Developers: Rick Sebastian, Kathy Consigli & Kara Behnke This submission comes all the way from the beautiful Gold Coast of… Read More
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Drive Green App – Grand Prize Winner in the Mojio & Microsoft Developer Contest

Drive Green - Grand Prize Winner Category: Green App Developers: Robert Hellestrae & Katherine Martin The green driving team of Robert Hellestrae and Katherine Martin took on the timely challenge of addressing carbon emissions… Read More
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BuddyGuard App – Grand Prize Winner in the Mojio & Microsoft Developer Contest

BuddyGuard - Grand Prize Winner Category: Fleet App Developer: Josip Primorac Making driving more safe and secure is a huge component of the connected car future. In fact, a recent study from Nielsen found… Read More

SpeedTrap – Grand Prize Winner in the Mojio & Microsoft Developer Contest

SpeedTrap - Grand Prize Winner Category: Wildcard App Developer: Dana Gibson Dana Gibson's vision for his connected car app, SpeedTrap, was born out of frustration from what he considers to… Read More
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Meet a Mojio Developer: David Barton-Grimley of Dooing

Mojio is building the world's largest and most diverse open platform for connecting cars. For drivers, this equates to a vast, ever-improving app store for their vehicles. As impressive as… Read More

A Word on Hacking the Connected Car

A Word on Hacking the Connected Car By Narayan Sainaney, CTO Mojio There’s been a great deal of interest in the Internet of Things (IoT) and, in particular, connected cars.… Read More
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Mojio on the Move: 2015 AT&T Developer Summit & Hackathon

There's no better place to code than a nightclub in the desert. If you are a developer, designer, student, or entrepreneur interested in working with the latest technology, tools and services for… Read More
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Connecting the Dots, the Data and the Car: Jay Giraud Speaks with Apps Alliance at CES

Jay Giraud Speaks about the Connected Car with Apps Alliance  2015 is quickly shaping up to be the defining year for the connected car. This was readily apparent to anyone who followed… Read More
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Mojio wins “Best OBDII Port Connected Car Device in 2014”

Mojio's 3G+GPS OBDII Device Voted as the Winner in the 2014 Tech CARS Awards AUTO Connected Car News has announced the winners of the Tech CARS (Technology of Connected Autos… Read More
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Mojio & Microsoft – Together At Last

Mojio, meet Windows Phone. Mojio is excited to announce the launch of the Mojio & Microsoft Developer Contest. Mojio and Microsoft have teamed up to search for innovative developers to bring Mojio-powered Connected… Read More
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Mojio powers “Hack the Drive” Connected Car Hackathon

Huge hackathon begins on January 9th with a car as the grand prize January 7, 2015 (CES 2015, Las Vegas): Mojio today announced that the company is powering the “Hack… Read More
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Meet a Mojio Developer: Zul Momin of FuelSignal

Mojio is committed to building the world's largest and most diverse open platform for the Connected Car. For consumers, this equates to a vast app store for their vehicles. As… Read More
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Mojio on the Move: The 2014 LA Auto Show & Connected Car Expo

      In mid-November, Mojio took a trip down the West Coast to participate in the first annual Connected Car Expo, as part of the 2014 LA Auto Show.… Read More
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Mojio’s Naughty or Nice Holiday Driver Survey

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The Connected Car: why can’t the automakers deliver the experience people expect?

Let’s start by talking about expectations. We’ve all grown up watching car commercials boasting about everything from more horsepower, higher gas mileage, a better sound system to deeper discounts, “just… Read More

Loving Mojio’s API

“An API is a journey, not an endpoint, and always a moving target.” -John Musser I thought I would write about what we intend to do to help make Mojio’s… Read More

Mojio Announces HAL 9000 Operating System

April 1, 2014 -- In a surprising move ahead of Google and the self-driving car, Mojio today announced that it is releasing a HAL 9000 operating system to connect your… Read More

Community Update: Seed Funding, Beta Program and a Brand New Look

Mojio Secures $2.3 Million in Financing We're excited to announce that our Seed round of funding is complete. Led by Relay Ventures, 500 Startups, BDC and several private investors, the… Read More

What I learned at the Grow Conference

Last week I had the good fortune of attending the 2013 GROW Conference, held at the new Vancouver Convention Centre. We were given the opportunity to present Mojio to an… Read More

What Apple’s in-car Airplay feature means for Mojio

On June 7 Apple announced partnerships with several automakers, to finally bring your iPhone experience into the car through the upcoming release of iOS 7. At WWDC Apple said the feature would… Read More

Mojio Releases Software Development Kit for Developers to Make Apps That Work for Cars Made Since 1996

Well-supported SDK is easy to use and establishes first app store for cars   (Vancouver, BC) – June 4, 2013 – Mojio, the company connecting cars to your favorite people,… Read More

Supporting the Dept. of Energy’s Apps For Vehicles Challenge

Supporting the Dept. of Energy's Apps For Vehicles Challenge mojio would like to extend a heartfelt “Thank you” to the hardworking people at the Dept. of Energy's Apps For Vehicles… Read More

Hack more than just a better driving experience.

Imagine the foot tapping, followed by the even more rapid pacing back and forth, arms folded tight across the chest, and that frosty glare the moment you pull up. You’re… Read More

Update #1

Contributors! Thank you all for your support. We'd like to call you Ambassadors, for seeing the big picture and being someone who'll help spread the vision we have for creating… Read More

Update #2

"...an innovative solution that could deal a major blow to the features that automakers have come to count on..." Enprecis We're running into the end of week 2 on our… Read More
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What is the Internet of Things?

  We've lived the last 10-20 years in an increasingly connected world of people intertwining their lives with others through computers. But there is a quiet, new revolution emerging, and… Read More