The Implications of Apple’s Drive.ai Acquisition

At the end of June, Apple announced it acquired self-driving car startup Drive.ai for an undisclosed purchase price. Previously valued at $200M, Drive.ai was facing its final days, planning to lay off 90 workers with the intent of permanently closing…

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Industry Trends: The Increasing Value of Driving Data

In a rapidly changing automotive industry, Drivemode knows that drivers want more technology and more connectivity at their fingertips, while businesses want more metrics and more analytics on driving trends. According to KPMG’s 2017 Global Automotive Executive Survey, 84% of…

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Industry Update: Fear and the Future of Self-Driving Cars

In the past week, Tesla has made aspirational statements regarding self-driving cars becoming more common on the roads, and sooner than many expect. According to a recent article from Transport Topics, Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla, stated that by the…

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Data Report: U.S. Drivers Message More During Afternoon Rush Than Any Other Time Behind The Wheel

Safe messaging technology need not be limited to expensive new cars with only the latest onboard infotainment systems. Through the Drivemode app for Android, over 177K drivers took advantage of Drivemode’s safe messaging features in 2017. With hands-free, talk-to-text messaging…

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