Ford Motor Buys Ferndale Car Connectivity Startup LivioFord Motor Co. has acquired the Ferndale-based in-car connectivity technology developer Livio for an undisclosed sum. The company says it will keep its storefront location in Ferndale and its employees.
Livio Rolls Out App Trial Service, Weather Button For AutomakersLivio Radio has rolled out two new products aimed at automakers and car audio makers as it completes its transition from Internet radio company to software company.
Telematics Detroit Shows Off High Tech On Wheels2,000 conference-goers and 100 vendors attend the largest automotive telematics conference in history, all talking about how to achieve -- and exceed -- Bill Gates's once-audacious stated goal of making the car just one more place on the network.
Livio Tools Create New Revenue Opportunties For OEMs, App DevelopersFerndale-based Livio Wednesday announced two new products at Telematics Update, the connected vehicle show at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi.
Social Media Day Detroit Tickets Now Available; Crowd Of 2,000 ExpectedSocial Media Day Detroit's hosts Livio and MotorCity Casino Hotel, announced tickets for the fourth annual Social Media Day Detroit were released Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. at www.SocialMediaDayDetroit.com.
Livio Connect Adds Partners, 'Freemium' Service For App DevelopersFerndale-based Livio Monday announced that Livio Connect, the company's middleware API for integrating smartphone apps with vehicle hardware systems, is now available at "freemium" pricing for application developers.
Livio Investors Ante Up With Series C FundingLivio, manufacturer and developer of connected car products and smartphone app connectivity software through Livio Connect, announced the closing of its Series C financing round with Beringea, Western Technology Investment, Angel Street Capital, North Coast Technology Investors and Invest Detroit's First Step Fund. Several angel investors also participated.
Livio Joins The Genivi AllianceLivio Radio announced it has become a Genivi member, joining 167 current partners on the open-source development platform.