The system is a small device that the user plugs on the On-Board Diagnostic (OBDII) port of the car - it usually works on all post 1996 model year vehicles.
The system allows cell phone restriction while driving, vehicle tracking (including geofence alerts) and has a parking lot location reminder that helps user find his car.
Maintenance alerts and reminders are sent to the user, and the driver scoring feature let him/her coach young drivers and monitor fuel consumption to conserve gas and save money.
Audiovox Car Connection costs $170 and has a $19.95 one-time wireless carrier device activation fee. Then the subcription plan costs $9.95 per month or $89.95 per year. It is currently sold by Sears and more retailers are expected to join the distribution network.