Episode 1: Bernie Gracy, CDO at Agero

Host Maryfran Johnson talks with Chief Digital Officer Bernie Gracy of Agero – the largest provider of roadside assistance services to car makers and insurance providers across North America – about disruptive innovation, talent acquisition and more in this lively one-hour discussion. Next read this: Source: http://www.cio.com

October 29, 2019

Anker’s Twin USB High Speed Car Phone Charger Is Just $8.99 Right Now

The PowerDrive 2 Elite from Anker is super compact, and can simultaneously charge 2 devices with the fastest possible charge of up to 2.4 amps per port. A soft blue LED light makes it easier to navigate in the dark. 10 safety mechanisms are built in to protect your devices from surge and temperature fluctuations, and an 18-month warranty is included for additional peace of mind. We haven’t personally reviewed…

January 10, 2018

62% off RAVPower 14000mAh Portable Car Jump Starter – Deal Alert

A compact power bank, a car jump starter, and a LED flashlight, all fit into a minimal and portable design. Whether it is your car or your USB devices, never run out of power again. Store it in the glovebox or simply drop it in your bag. Have a concentrated 14000mAh source of power always with you — enough for up to 20 vehicle jumpstarts or many device recharges before…

September 21, 2017

44% off Aukey Dash Cam, Full HD Wide Angle With Night Vision – Deal Alert

This 1080p Dash Camera captures video or stills, and is equipped with a motion detector and continuous loop recording. An emergency recording mode can be activated by sharp turns or sudden stops, and automatically captures unexpected driving incidents. The Dash Camera can also record whenever it sees motion in front or create a time-lapse video of your trip. Features Full HD 1080P, 170° Wide Angle Lens, 2“ LCD and Night Vision….

August 3, 2017

Uber CEO resigns, leaving company in search of a new strategy

Uber is now a driverless vehicle, after CEO Travis Kalanick stepped down Tuesday. Kalanick had already decided to take an indefinite leave of absence from the company, but now he’s leaving for good. The move came at the request of the board of directors, The New York Times reported Wednesday. The company has already lost Kalanick’s right-hand man, Senior Vice President of Business Emil Michael, following a number of gaffes including…

June 21, 2017

Imagination adds safety, resilience to processor for IoT

Picture this: The networking stack on the main pump controller has crashed, and you need to reboot it — but it’s 20 meters underground, on another continent — and there’s no-one on site to hit ‘reset’. Or you’re bowling along the highway and one of the processor cores in your self-driving car gets zapped by a cosmic ray (yes, this could actually happen). The software can’t tell whether the resulting…

June 14, 2017

24% off Resqme Keychain Car Escape Tool 2-Pack – Deal Alert

Made in the USA and originally developed for first responders, this 2-in-1 safety and survival tool is amazingly powerful despite its mini size. A fierce but safe spring loaded stainless steel spike allows the vehicle occupant to easily break side windows, and a carefully concealed stainless steel razor blade slices through a jammed seat belt to prevent vehicular entrapment. resqme is small enough to keep on your keychain, or clip…

June 9, 2017

53% off Nulaxy Wireless In-Car FM Bluetooth Kit with Display and USB Charger – Deal Alert

Nulaxy’s car transmitter works with Bluetooth enabled devices like smartphones and tablets to wirelessly transmit audio through your car’s speakers. Its display will show incoming call & music information, and also features a USB charging port. Listed as a #1 best seller on Amazon, it currently averages 4.5 stars out of 5 from over 5,400 people (read reviews). The typical list price on Nulaxy’s KM18 transmitter is $36.99, but right…

May 30, 2017

36% off iOttie Easy One Touch 2 Car Mount Holder – Deal Alert

Averaging 4.5 out of 5 stars from over 17,000 people on Amazon, this popular smartphone car mount locks and releases the device with just a push of a finger and features a telescopic adjustable arm. iOttie’s mount opens to 3.2 inches in width, which makes it compatible with even “Plus” sized phones. The list price of $19.95 has been discounted right now 36% to just $12.75. See this deal on AmazonSee…

May 17, 2017

Google moves Android out of the app and into the auto with Volvo, Audi partnerships

Over the past year or so, Android Auto been stuck in neutral. Even by removing the car requirement and making Android Auto a standalone app, the initiative hasn’t really picked up speed. We’re still waiting for most of our favorite apps to join the fray (including Waze, which was promised at last year’s I/O), and for the most part, Android Auto hasn’t really advanced beyond its initial concept. However, a…

May 15, 2017