Verizon Vehicle adds wireless connectivity, roadside assistance and diagnostics to your cars


Verizon is already in your landlines, cellphones and televisions, but now it wants to be in your cars too. At the North American International Auto Show, the company announced a new service called Verizon Vehicle that lets you add wireless connectivity to existing cars. Verizon Vehicle includes a number of features, including GPS-based roadside assistance, predictive maintainance diagnostics, tools to help you keep track of where and when you parked and more. The service works through a combination of your car’s On-Board Diagnostics port, a Bluetooth speaker and a mobile app. Verizon intends to launch the new service in the spring, with availability…

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