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October 19 2016

Magellan Rolls Out Trio of Fleet Management Solutions

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 Launches Solar-Powered Trailer Tracking Product

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

September 29 2016

Lytx Offers Always-On Video Telematics With Unisyn Platform

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, CalAmp Partner for Integrated Telematics Data

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

GPS Insight Ranked on Inc. 5000 List

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

Rastrac, Magellan Partner on Fleet Telematics

<p><em>Photo courtesy of Rastrac.</em></p>

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

Ga. County Approves Vehicle Locators for Police

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 Launches Telematics Solution for Commercial Fleets

<p><em>Photo courtesy of AT&amp;T Partner Exchange.</em></p>

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

Sierra Wireless Acquires Calif. Telematics Provider

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 Touts 2016 First Half Growth

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.

Tags: Spireon

August 03 2016

Takeuchi Launches Telematics System

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-Fleetmatics Deal Makes Telematics Giant

<p><em>Logos via Verizon and Fleetmatics.</em></p>

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 to Acquire Fleetmatics

<p><em>Logos courtesy of Fleetmatics and Verizon.</em></p>

Verizon Communications will acquire leading telematics provider Fleetmatics Group for $2.4 billion in a cash deal that will create a powerhouse telematics provider.

Tags: Verizon, Fleetmatics, Mergers & Acquisitions

July 01 2016

Ala. City to Install GPS Tracking in its Fleet

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-Telogis Deal Creates Top Telematics Unit

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 Offers Integrated Telematics Through Omnitracs

<p><em>Photo: Mack Trucks</em></p>

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 Introduces Mobile App for Supervisors

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

San Francisco Telematics Expansion Exempts Police

<p><em>Photo of SFPD patrol car via Wikimedia.</em></p>

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

NexTraq Integrates Data With Fleetio's PM Calendar

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

GPS Insight Integrates with Fleetio

<p>PHOTO: GPS Insight</p>

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

JDLink Estimator Tool Quantifies Telematics ROI

<p><em>Screencapture courtesy of John Deere</em></p>

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

Lytx Acquired By Private Equity Firm

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

San Diego's Vehicle Tracking System Delivering Data

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

Texas City Approves $198K Telematics Purchase

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

GSA Awards AT&T Contract for Telematics

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