A Matter Of Trust: Car IQ Accelerates The Connected Automotive Future


Five years ago, connected cars were still very much a theoretical expansion of connected tech.

As Car IQ Founder and CEO Sterling Pratz told PYMNTS, it wasn’t really an idea ready for development because the underlying infrastructure hadn’t been built yet. Connected cars, he said, are only as useful as what they connect to.

“Fast forward to today, and gas pumps are connected, tolling stations are connected, parking lots are connected, McDonald’s is connected, Starbucks is connected,” Pratz said. “These things suddenly become a reality of today.”

Read the rest of Pymnts interview with Sterling on Pymnts.com