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December 13, 2017 - Press Release

Baron Announces Telematics for Public Safety

Baron, a worldwide provider of critical weather intelligence, announced Telematics for Public Safety, a technology that uses patented technology to aid organizations in keeping their employees, students, and customers safe.

Tags: Telematics, Baron

December 12, 2017 - Press Release

Homeland Security Awards Additional Purchase Agreement for Telematics

Geotab, a provider of telematics technology, announced it has been awarded a five-year blanket purchase agreement to provide secure telematics solutions for the United States Department of Homeland Security.

Tags: Telematics, Geotab, Procurement, Federal Fleet

December 4, 2017 - Industry News

Third-Gen Sprinter Van to Focus on Mobility, Connectivity

One of four dashboards offered on the 2018 Sprinter. Photo courtesy of Mercedes-Benz.

The 2018 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter will add a gasoline engine, optional factory telematics offering, and more than 1,000 configurations to provide a "holistic mobility solution" when it debuts in February, the head of the company's van division told journalists in Stuttgart, Germany.

Tags: Cargo Vans, Mercedes-Benz, Mercedes-Benz Sprinter, Full-Size Vans, 2018-MY

October 30, 2017 - Industry News

Verizon Telematics Expands Offerings

Andrés Irlando, Verizon Telematics CEO, speaks at the 2017 Latitude conference. Photo courtesy of Verizon.

Verizon Telematics has become the largest provider of built-in telematics and mobile applications for commercial vehicles and has moved closer to rebranding its product offerings for its customers, CEO Andrés Irlando told an audience gathered at the annual Latitude conference.

Tags: Telematics, Telogis, Fleetmatics, Verizon, Mergers & Acquisitions, Fleet Events

October 24, 2017 - Industry News

Telogis Offers Telematics Through Ford SYNC

Photo of 2018 F-150 courtesy of Ford.

Commercial and fleet customers who purchase a Ford vehicle with SYNC Connect will be able to access Telogis telematics services through the vehicle, the telematics vendor announced at its Latitude conference.

Tags: Ford, Telematics, Ford F-150, Telogis

October 19, 2017 - Industry News

N.Y. State to Install GPS in Plows

Photo via Yellowstone National Park/Wikimedia

The New York State Thruway Authority will install enhanced GPS units across its fleet of 235 heavy-duty plows. The purchase will allow for real-time monitoring during plowing operations.

Tags: New York, Snow Plow, Telematics, AT&T, Procurement

September 27, 2017 - Industry News

Data From Vehicle Tracking Devices Leaked

Kromtech Security Center also discovered 339 log files containing maintenance records, pictures, and more through improperly configured Amazon S3 cloud storage. Photo: Pixabay

Kromtech Security Center discovered a cache of about 540,000 exposed records from vehicle tracking devices. The discovered records contained user information such as email addresses, passwords, license plate numbers, and VINs.

Tags: Telematics, GPS, Security, Tracking, Data Security

September 19, 2017 - Industry News

N.C. City Begins Tracking City, Police Vehicles with GPS

City staff can use the GPS system to help get in contact with public works employees who are out of the office. The software can also be set up to alert when a service such as an oil change is needed.

Tags: Fleet Tracking, Police, GPS

September 12, 2017 - Press Release

Dossier Systems Integrates Geotab Software

The integration provides meter and engine diagnostics data to Dossier, and bi-directional DVIR fault and resolution information between the systems, eliminating the need for paper forms.

Tags: Maintenance, Telematics, Geotab, Diagnostics, Dossier

September 11, 2017 - Industry News

T-Mobile to Offer Geotab-Sourced Telematics Product

Photo courtesy of T-Mobile.

T-Mobile will offer a cloud-based fleet management telematics system called SyncUP FLEET this fall under a partnership with Geotab, the wireless provider announced.

Tags: Geotab, T-Mobile, Cloud-Based Technology, OBDII Device, Telematics

August 24, 2017 - Press Release

Department of Homeland Security Signs Blanket Purchase Agreement for Telematics

Through this agreement, fleet managers from the Department of Homeland Security's 13 operational and support components will be able to purchase WEX telematics solutions.

Tags: Telematics, Department of Homeland Security, WEX

August 1, 2017 - Industry News

Las Vegas Pilots Connected Vehicle Technology

City of Las Vegas fleet vehicles are being installed with the vehicle-to-city communication technology. Photo courtesy of City of Las Vegas

The City of Las Vegas is piloting a connected vehicle project using its fleet cars in an effort to increase pedestrian safety and traffic flow.

Tags: Pilot Program, Connected Vehicle Technology, City of Las Vegas

July 11, 2017 - Industry News

Toyota Invests in Distracted Driving Tech for Fleets

Screenshot via Nauto.

Toyota has invested in Nauto, a Palo Alto-based company that has developed a distracted driving system for commercial fleets that monitors drivers and the road environment to increase safe driving.

Tags: toyota, Distracted Driving, Video Event Recorders, In-Car Video, Nauto

June 29, 2017 - Product News

GM, MapAnything Partner to Increase Fleet Productivity

Photo courtesy of GM.

General Motors will offer a connectivity service powered by MapAnything, Inc. that combines telematics fleet management and customer relationship management to fleets in a subscription service, GM has announced.

Tags: OnStar, Productivity, Customer Service, General Motors, Sales Fleets

June 19, 2017 - Press Release

GPS Insight Awarded NJPA Contract

GPS Insight, a technology provider of tailored telematics solutions for government fleets, announced it has been awarded a contract to provide its telematics solutions to government agencies by the National Joint Powers Alliance (NJPA).

Tags: Telematics, GPS Insight, NJPA, NJPA Contract, Cooperative Procurement

June 14, 2017 - Industry News

Michelin Moves into Telematics with NexTraq Acquisition

Michelin's acquisition of NexTraq will enhance the company's solutions for driver safety, fuel management and enhancing fleet productivity. Photo: Michelin

Michelin has announced its pending acquisition of NexTraq, an Atlanta-based provider of commercial fleet communications systems.

Tags: Michelin, FleetCor Technologies, NexTraq, Mergers & Acquisitions

May 23, 2017 - Industry News

N.M. Reduces Fleet, Turns Off GPS Devices to Cut Costs

Faced with budget cuts, the State of New Mexico has cut 50 vehicles from its fleet and turned off all GPS units in its fleet vehicles

Tags: Telematics, Fleet Reduction, New Mexico

April 26, 2017 - Product News

Telogis Spotlight Delivers Metrics to Workforce Managers

Courtesy of Telogis.

Launching in May, Telogis Spotlight will be a free for fleet managers, supervisors, and company executives.

Tags: Fleet Management Software, Telogis, Mobile Apps, Telematics

April 25, 2017 - Product News

WEX Adds Driver Messaging to ClearView Platform

WEX Inc. of South Portland, Maine, has introduced its next-generation platform as ClearView Advanced, which adds features that help fleet managers better identify drivers who purchase expensive gasoline and send them messages.

Tags: Telematics, NAFA Institute & Expo, WEX, Big Data, Fleet Management Software, Drivers

April 6, 2017 - Press Release

Geotab Opens Platform To Third-Party Telematics Devices

Geotab has launched its Third-Party Device plan, which allows customers to bring a third-party telematics device and enjoy the advanced notifications, reporting, dashboards, and data analytics offered by the MyGeotab software, according to the company.

Tags: Telematics, Geotab, Data Integration, Big Data

April 6, 2017 - Industry News

DOJ Adds Telematics to Prisoner Transport Buses

File photo

The telematics solution will provide vehicle position and performance data, route and trip management, customized maintenance reporting, and two-way communication with drivers.

Tags: Telematics, Prisoner Transport Vehicles, U.S. Department of Justice

March 30, 2017 - Industry News

How Telematics Data Overload Multiplies in Fleets With Several OEMs

Graph courtesy of WEX.

Fleet managers will find it exponentially more difficult to interpret and utilize telematics data the more variety of vehicle brands they add to their fleet, according to new data and analysis from WEX Inc.

Tags: Telematics, Data Overload, WEX

March 28, 2017 - Industry News

Fla. City Sanitation Workers Protest In-Vehicle Cameras

Photo via Flickr/mike krzeszak

The union for the City of St. Petersburg, Fla., sanitation workers is contesting the city’s decision to enter into a three-year contract for in-vehicle camera systems.

Tags: Telematics, Driver Safety, Labor Unions, LYTX, Refuse Fleets, In-Vehicle Video

March 27, 2017 - Press Release

Chevin Releases Event Engine Tool

A new events engine tool in the latest update of Chevin’s fleet and asset management software, FleetWave, allows operations to rapidly design and automate alerts, reminders, and other messages that are sent to their workers.

Tags: Fleet Management Software, Chevin FleetWave, Chevin

March 21, 2017 - Industry News

Veterans Affairs Deploys Telematics in Transportation Fleet

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has extended a Veteran Transportation Service program to implement telematics in 1,200 fleet vehicles.

Tags: Telematics, Department of Veterans Affairs, ORBCOMM, Federal Fleet

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