Sunday January 24, 2016

How your car can make you a better driver

 Smart driving platforms like Dash aim to make any car a "connected" car.

Smart driving platforms like Dash aim to make any car a "connected" car.

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This story first aired in January, 2016.

It'll be a while before smart driving apps can replace mechanics or driving lessons, but smartphone apps like Dash, accompanied by an on-board diagnostics "dongle," give users access to the kind of data that has always been part of the driving experience, but never really been available to the drivers. Jamyn Edis, CEO of Dash, had a vision to "free the data under the hood" and make it accessible for owners of all vehicles - not just expensive off-the-lot models with connected features.