October 19 2016
GPS navigation vendor Magellan has rolled out three fleet management solutions, including a rugged navigation device, hours of service compliance solution, and routing solution aimed at municipal fleets.
Tags: Municipal Fleets, Hours of Service, Routing, Magellan, ELDs, Fleet Technology Expo
September 29 2016
Spireon Inc. announced its first solar-powered trailer and asset telematics solution, providing customers with a new way to gain location information and rich data around their trailers and assets.
Tags: Trailers, Spireon
Lytx has introduced the Unisyn platform, a video telematics platform that lets users see, understand and act on fleet and field operations safety and efficiency challenges.
Tags: telematics, Video Event Recorders, Lytx, In-Vehicle Video
September 14 2016
Chevin Fleet Solutions has adopted CalAmp’s telematics services for its fleet asset management software. This partnership allows Chevin to seamlessly integrate telematics data with its software.
Tags: Chevin Fleet Solutions, CalAmp, Big Data
August 26 2016
Inc. magazine ranked GPS Insight number 3,668 with three-year sales growth of 85% on its 35th annual Inc. 5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies.
Tags: GPS Insight, Recognition
August 25 2016
Austin, Texas-based telematics provider Rastrac is partnering with Magellan on a system that provides vehicle tracking and reporting, including Hours of Service (HOS) compliance through an electronic logging device (ELD), according to the company.
Tags: Rastrac, Magellan, ELDs, Hours of Service, Vehicle Tracking, Mapping
August 17 2016
Chatham County (Ga.) Commissioners voted unanimously to place GPS locators in every vehicle of the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department's fleet.
Tags: Police Vehicles, Vehicle Tracking, Elected Leaders
August 15 2016
AT&T is rolling out a GPS-based fleet, asset and mobile workforce solution designed to help commercial fleets and other business customers track and manage vehicles, high-value assets, and mobile workers.
Tags: AT&T, AT&T Fleet Complete, Asset Tracking, Mobile Worker
August 12 2016
Canadian telecommunications equipment maker Sierra Wireless has acquired fleet telematics provider GenX Mobile Inc. in a cash deal for $7.8 million, the company has announced.
Tags: Sierra Wireless, Mergers & Acquisitions
August 04 2016
Spireon Inc. has achieved its 20th consecutive quarter of year-over-year revenue growth, as the company added over 1 million new connected devices in the past year across its vehicle telematics segments.
August 03 2016
Takeuchi-US has launched a new telematics system, Takeuchi Fleet Management (TFM). TFM hardware comes standard on select excavators and track loaders in the Takeuchi lineup.
Tags: telematics, Fleet Management Software
August 02 2016
Verizon will control about 25% of the telematics market following its planned acquisitions of Fleetmatics and Telogis in moves that indicate steady growth ahead for fleet telematics use, a market expert said.
Tags: Verizon, Fleetmatics, Mergers & Acquisitions
August 01 2016
Verizon Communications will acquire leading telematics provider Fleetmatics Group for $2.4 billion in a cash deal that will create a powerhouse telematics provider.
July 01 2016
The City of Daleville is considering adopting telematics to boost efficiency and productivity. Daleville's city council and water board have approved a trial period to test GPS tracking.
Tags: Vehicle Tracking, Elected Leaders, Fuel Management
June 23 2016
Verizon's acquisition of Telogis would create the second-largest telematics company in the U.S. in a deal that brings together complementary businesses, a leading telematics consultant said.
Tags: Verizon, Telogis, LeasePlan, Mergers & Acquisitions
June 16 2016
Mack Trucks has expanded its fleet management services with the addition of Mack Omnitracs Integrated Telematics, providing real-time GPS location information as well as performance data.
Tags: Fleet Management Software, Mack Trucks, Omnitracs, telematics
June 15 2016
NexTraq has launched NexTraq View, a mobile app that provides supervisors the power of real time productivity and enhances their visibility of fleet assets, the GPS fleet tracking solution provider announced.
Tags: Vehicle Tracking, NexTraq, Mobile Apps
June 07 2016
The City and County of San Francisco will equip nearly 7,600 fleet vehicles with a telematics system following preliminary approval from the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday that includes an exemption for police and fire vehicles following union objections.
Tags: City of San Francisco, Labor Unions, Elected Leaders, USA Fleet Solutions
April 27 2016
Telematics provider NexTraq will integrate its data with Fleetio's preventative maintenance calendar under a new partnership between the companies, NexTraq has announced.
Tags: NexTraq, Fleetio, Preventative Maintenance, Fleet Management Software
April 25 2016
The data integration allows customers who use both systems to receive automated odometer readings and Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) Alerts from GPS Insight inside the Fleetio software application.
Tags: Vehicle Diagnostics, GPS Insight, Fleetio, telematics
March 08 2016
The new JDLink return on investment (ROI) estimator by John Deere is designed to quantify the value of keeping machines connected using JDLink telematics.
Tags: Off-Road Equipment, John Deere, Return On Investment
February 18 2016
Chicago-based private equity firm GTCR is acquiring video-based telematics supplier Lytx, Inc. for more than $500 million in an all-cash transaction, according to a release.
Tags: Mergers & Acquisitions, Lytx, Private Equity
February 10 2016
The City of San Diego has implemented CalAmp's vehicle tracking system GovOutlook across its fleet of approximately 4,000 vehicles to increase efficiency and productivity, the company has announced.
Tags: City of San Diego, CalAmp, Vehicle Tracking
December 21 2015
The City of San Angelo's (Texas) council has approved a $198,000 fleet telematics purchase, which includes initial hardware costs and an annual subscription of more than $131,000.
Tags: Networkfleet, Vehicle Repairs, Fuel Costs
December 11 2015
AT&T was awarded a five-year blanket purchase agreement (BPA) from the General Services Administration’s (GSA) Office of Fleet Management to offer telematics to federal agencies.
Tags: AT&T, Federal Fleet, GSA Contracts
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