GPS / Telematics

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March 16, 2018 - Industry News

Tampa Files Lawsuit Against Routing Software Provider

File photo of Tampa refuse trucks by Thi Dao

The City of Tampa (Fla.) signed a $1.2 million contract with a routing software provider in 2013 for what it believed was an off-the-shelf software. Instead, several modifications were needed, leading to additional time and expense.

Tags: Software, Lawsuits, Routing, City of Tampa

March 7, 2018 - Industry News

Ram to Offer Verizon Connect-Powered Factory Telematics

Photo courtesy of FCA.

Ram Commercial will offer a comprehensive telematics package from Verizon Connect on select Ram commercial vehicles as part of a partnership with the connected vehicle provider announced at the Work Truck Show in Indianapolis.

Tags: Telematics, Ram Truck, Verizon, Verizon Connect

March 5, 2018 - Industry News

Verizon Connect Combines Three Mobile Workforce Solutions

Photo courtesy of Verizon Connect.

Verizon Connect has launched as the integrated business entity that's the product of $5 billion in investments, including acquisitions of several connected vehicle providers, Verizon has announced.

Tags: Telematics, Branding, Verizon, Verizon Connect

March 2, 2018 - Industry News

San Francisco Reduces Speeding Incidents

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The City of San Francisco has been able to reduce its monthly count of fleet speeding incidents, likely due to telematics reporting data and increased safety measures.

Tags: Telematics, San Francisco, Idling, Speeding

February 22, 2018 - Press Release

GammaTech Changes Name to Durabook Americas

The new name reflects the company’s longstanding focus on the Durabook brand as well as changing market conditions that emphasize the need for reliable, purpose-built, mobile computing solutions.

Tags: GammaTech, DuraBook

February 21, 2018 - Press Release

Lytx Celebrates 20th Anniversary

To date, the company has analyzed more than 80 billion miles of driving data on behalf of more than 3,000 commercial and government fleet clients from around the world.

Tags: Anniversaries, Lytx, Telematics, In-Vehicle Video

January 25, 2018 - Press Release

Geotab Awarded NJPA Contract for Fleet Services

Geotab has been awarded a National Joint Powers Alliance (NJPA) four-year contract for the procurement of fleet management and related technology solutions, which offers streamlined purchasing for NJPA members.

Tags: Geotab, NJPA, Cooperative Procurement

January 23, 2018 - Press Release

Pennsylvania Vehicle Management Bureau Deploys CalAmp Tool

The partnership between Pennsylvania and CalAmp is intended to reduce costs and increase efficiency of the Commonwealth's Bureau of Vehicle Management.

Tags: Pennsylvania, CalAmp, Telematics

January 17, 2018 - Press Release

N.Y. Town Renews Fleet Tracking Contract

Vehicle Tracking Solutions (VTS) announced that the Town of Riverhead, N.Y., has renewed its fleet tracking contract and is continuing to see an increase in savings.

Tags: Telematics, Vehicle Tracking Solutions

January 10, 2018 - Industry News

New York City Deploys Magellan GPS in 700 Salting Trucks

Photo via Chris Hamby/Flickr

The New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) to deploy Magellan's latest navigation product: Return to Route. Magellan worked with the agency to accommodate a large library of maps

Tags: GPS, New York City, Snow Removal, Salt Spreader, Magellan, Telematics

January 3, 2018 - Press Release

Trimble Partners with CalAmp to Deliver Fleet Management Solutions

Trimble has announced that CalAmp is supplying customized telematics tracking devices and systems management technology for Trimble’s Field Service Management (FSM) vehicle and asset monitoring solutions.

Tags: Telematics, Trimble, CalAmp

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

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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



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