The Infrastructure and Jobs Act, one of the largest U.S. infrastructure packages in history, passed by the U.S. House of Representatives aims to invest over $1 trillion for upgrading U.S. critical infrastructure, which provides an immense opportunity for the broader connected mobility industry, and further Wejo’s mission to solve critical transportation challenges.
“The Infrastructure and Jobs Act represents a significant milestone in the path to modernizing the U.S. transportation ecosystem, which we believe is well-aligned with Wejo’s mission to solve the critical transportation challenges we face today. This legislation further validates the importance of Wejo’s connected vehicle data platform, which has a multitude of solutions, including electric infrastructure design and efficiency, traffic management, road safety and maintenance, fleet management, diagnostics and more.”
Richard Barlow, founder and CEO of Wejo.
Connected vehicle data collection and utilization is a critical component in the creation of a modernized U.S. transportation system, which the Infrastructure and Jobs Act sets out to achieve. City and state governments, businesses, automakers, and electric vehicle charging companies will heavily rely on connected vehicle data to gain a comprehensive understanding of how to maximize the use of new roadways and thoroughfares created through the legislation, and Wejo is well-positioned to analyze and share this data, using insights from over 13 million vehicles. The collaborative work already undertaken between Wejo and the Hawksbill Group around the establishment of commercial connections with governmental units has laid the groundwork for success in this space and to make mobility more efficient.
“This legislation will revolutionize the transportation system as we know it, and successfully executing this program will depend significantly on understanding driving habits, the optimal use of roadways, and the best way to utilize electric vehicle infrastructure to achieve a zero-emission future. Wejo’s high-quality, proprietary data platform will soon become indispensable technology to all entities involved in the transportation ecosystem, and we look forward to working with our partners to combat climate change and make mobility safer, smarter, and more sustainable.”
Bob Ferguson, Founder and Chief Executive of the Hawksbill Group