Connected Car Company Zubie Rolls Out An API For The “Internet Of Cars”

TechCrunch

Zubie, a company that sells a device allowing drivers to tap into their car’s onboard computer and then sync vehicle diagnostic data to their smartphone, is today expanding its footprint with the introduction of an open API that will now allow developers to build on top of this platform. Called “ZinC” – or, “Zubie for the Internet of Cars” – the API offers the ability for partners to access vehicle diagnostics, as well as location data, trip activity, and driving data, for use in their own applications.

These apps can be focused on consumer uses cases, such as those designed to track and improve fuel economy or social trip-sharing applications, for example. Or they can be aimed at businesses, including those involved with fleet management, those who need to tie in data pulled from the vehicle into expense or billing platforms, or even those designed for ride-sharing services, among…

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