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 26 2016
The City of Evanston, Ill., council has approved the purchase of a telematics system for 167 of its fleet vehicles. These include recycling trucks, street sweepers, and parking enforcement vehicles.
Tags: Fleet Reduction, Pilot Program, Route Management, Fuel Costs
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 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 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 04 2016
Denver International Airport is expanding its use of telematics this year in an initiative that would double the number of units equipped with the technology.
Tags: Grant Funding, Natural Gas Vehicles, CNG, Snow Removal, Utilization, Airports
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 22 2016
Verizon has acquired California-based Telogis to expand its market share in the growing telematics industry, the telecom giant announced.
Tags: Verizon, Telogis, 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 08 2016
Ford will begin offering the Telogis-powered Maintenance Connect this summer that will allow fleets to connect their vehicles to a Ford service center and provide real-time diagnostics and preventive maintenance information.
Tags: Telogis, Ford, Preventative Maintenance
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
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
February 02 2016
Mack’s integrated diagnostics and telematics product quickly diagnoses problems and automatically schedules dealer repairs, and confirms that needed parts are in stock and ready to install, all while the truck is still on the job.
Tags: Mack Trucks, On-Board Diagnostic System, Mack TerraPro, Connected Diagnostics, telematics
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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