GPS / Telematics

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December 21, 2016 - Industry News

Mich. City Adopts Automatic Vehicle Location System

The City of Ann Arbor, Mich., has adopted a geographic information system (GIS) to keep better track of its fleet.

Tags: Vehicle Tracking, AVL, Work Order Management, City of Ann Arbor

December 19, 2016 - Press Release

Route4Me Adds Route Optimization to Geotab Marketplace

Screenshot courtesy of Route4Me.

Route4Me, Inc. has added its software application to the Geotab Marketplace to provide dynamic route sequencing and optimization software integrated with Geotab's real-time vehicle tracking platform.

Tags: Geotab, Route Optimization, Fleet Management Software

December 13, 2016 - Industry News

Nebraska to Track All Plow Trucks

Photo via Nebraska Dept. of Roads

The Nebraska Department of Roads is outfitting all of its 697 plow trucks with tracking technology that also monitors the amount of brine and salt they spread.

Tags: Telematics, Snow Removal, Winter Equipment, State of Nebraska

November 21, 2016 - Industry News

GPS Insight Offers Mannequin Challenge Video

Telematics provider GPS Insight has added their contribution to the Mannequin Challenge, a viral video trend in which people remain frozen in action while a camera records their poses.

Tags: GPS Insight, Social Media

November 21, 2016 - Industry News

Md. County Upgrades Plow Tracking System

Photo via Flickr/Will Merydith

Howard County, Md., will spend $44,000 to launch a new snow plow tracking system to replace one the county has used for more than a decade.

Tags: Public Works, AVL, Snow Plow

November 17, 2016 - Press Release

MyGeotab App Added to Google Play Store

Geotab's MyGeotab fleet management software app is now available in the Google Play Store, the telematics provider has announced.

Tags: Geotab, Google, Mobile Apps

November 8, 2016 - Industry News

Pa. Equips Snow Plows with Vehicle Locators

Screenshot via www.511PA.com

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation will install automatic vehicle location (AVL) technology on all 2,200 of its plow trucks this winter.

Tags: Pennsylvania, AVL, Snow Plow

November 8, 2016 - Industry News

How Will Verizon Integrate Acquisitions?

Logos courtesy of Verizon and Fleetmatics.

With regulatory approvals now in the rear-view mirror, Verizon must now decide whether to merge its three telematics companies as separate business units or merge them into Verizon Telematics.

Tags: Telogis, Fleetmatics, Mergers & Acquisitions, Verizon Networkfleet

November 7, 2016 - Industry News

Verizon-Fleetmatics Deal Finalized

Logos via Verizon and Fleetmatics.

Verizon Communications has completed its $2.4 billion acquisition of Fleetmatics Group to become the largest provider of telematics systems for commercial fleets, the company has announced.

Tags: Fleetmatics, Mergers & Acquisitions, Verizon Networkfleet, Telogis

November 3, 2016 - Product News

Noregon TripVision Added to Geotab Marketplace

Image via Noregon

Noregon’s recently released TripVision vehicle health monitoring solution for heavy-duty trucks has been made available on the Geotab Marketplace.

Tags: Telematics, Geotab, Noregon Systems, Vocational Trucks, Vehicle Monitoring

November 2, 2016 - Product News

Telogis Adds Optimization and Automation Features to MRM Platform

Photo: Telogis

Telogis is adding a number of extensions to its Telogis Mobile Resource Management software platform designed to optimize and automate processes.

Tags: MRM, Telogis

November 2, 2016 - Industry News

John Deere Adds Telogis Telematics for Equipment

John Deere will offer a telematics and asset tracking system with its heavy equipment under a new partnership with Telogis announced at the Telogis Latitude Conference in Dana Point, Calif.

Tags: Telogis, John Deere, Heavy Equipment, Asset Tracking

October 31, 2016 - Industry News

Toyota's Carsharing Partnership Could Fit Fleets

Graphic of Toyota's Mobility Services Platform courtesy of Toyota.

Toyota has formed a partnership with carsharing provider Getaround that could eventually find a place in commercial or government fleets that manage a portion of their vehicles as an in-house rental fleet.

Tags: Toyota, Carsharing, Getaround, Connected Car

October 25, 2016 - Industry News

Charlotte Airport Hires First-Ever Fleet Manager

Kincaid

Scott Kincaid was recently named Charlotte Douglas (N.C.) International Airport’s first ever fleet manager to oversee fleet growth. He started on Aug. 1.

Tags: New Hire, Airports, City of Charlotte

October 19, 2016 - Product News

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

October 19, 2016 - Press Release

Chevin Passes 1M Vehicle and Asset Milestone

Photo courtesy of Chevin.

More than 1 million vehicles and assets are now being managed using Chevin Fleet Solutions' FleetWave software, the company has announced.

Tags: Fleet Management Software, Asset Tracking, Chevin

September 29, 2016 - Press Release

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 - Product News

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 26, 2016 - Industry News

Ill. City Hopes Telematics Will Help Reduce Fleet Size

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 - Industry News

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 - Press Release

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 - Product News

Rastrac, Magellan Partner on Fleet Telematics

Photo courtesy of Rastrac.

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 - Industry News

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 - Industry News

AT&T Launches Telematics Solution for Commercial Fleets

Photo courtesy of AT&T Partner Exchange.

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 - Industry News

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

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