GPS / Telematics

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December 7, 2009 - Industry News

Allen County to Add 20 GPS Trackers to Fleet

FORT WAYNE, IN - The trackers will be used in fleet vehicles, not take-home cars, and will be spread among vehicles used by departments reporting to the commissioners.

Tags: GPS, Allen County

December 2, 2009 - Industry News

Ulster County to Install GPS on County Vehicles

KINGSTON, NY - Ulster County has been awarded a $481,000 state Department of State efficiency grant to fit the county fleet of approximately 450 vehicles with global positioning devices.

Tags: GPS, grant

November 2, 2009 - Industry News

Kickback Scheme Revealed, Fleet Manager Resigns

BROOKSVILLE, FL - Jack Stepongzi, fleet manager for Hernando County, resigned Oct. 30 after county officials learned he had been receiving payments from a county vendor.

Tags: Hernando County, kickback scheme, Audits

October 26, 2009 - Executive Fleet News

Cars that Drive Themselves can Become Reality in 10 Years

GOTHENBURG, SWEDEN - A new EU project, SARTRE, is being launched to develop and test technology for vehicles that can drive themselves in long road trains on motorways.

Tags: Telematics

October 23, 2009 - Industry News

Energy Fleets Discuss Trends in the Industry

More than 60 participants from approximately 40 Houston area energy companies gathered for PHH Arval's annual Energy Conference, held Oct. 22 at the Houstonian Hotel in Houston.

HOUSTON - Fleet representatives from approximately 40 Houston area energy companies met at PHH Arval's annual Energy Conference Oct. 22 in Houston.

Tags: Conference, PHH

October 20, 2009 - Industry News

IIHS Studies Impact of Cell Phone Laws

ARLINGTON, VA - The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety (IIHS) recently sought out the impact of cell phone laws in changing patterns of driver cell phone use in New York, Connecticut, and the District of Columbia.

Tags: Driver Safety, New York, IIHS, Cell Phone Use, District of Columbia, Distracted Driving

October 20, 2009 - Industry News

GPS Causing Truck Crashes

ALBANY, NY - Gov. David Paterson recently proposed penalties including jail time and confiscation of trucks to come down on drivers who use GPS to take more hazardous routes and end up striking bridges.

Tags: GPS, New York, Truck Drivers

September 24, 2009 - Industry News

Task Force Helps Improve City’s Fleet Operations

SAN MARCOS, TEXAS - A partnership of City of San Marcos officials, business leaders, and graduate students at Texas State University is resulting in efficiency recommendations to improve management of city fleet vehicles.

Tags: City Fleets

September 14, 2009 - Industry News

Sonoma County Improves Fuel Efficiency with GPS

SAN DIEGO - The County of Sonoma, Calif., has completed its pilot phase of Networkfleet's diagnostic and GPS tracking system to reduce fuel costs and lower greenhouse emissions for the county's fleet of 1,000 vehicles.

August 17, 2009 - Industry News

Riverside County to Use GPS

RIVERSIDE, CA - Criticized in a recent audit for lax oversight of take-home cars and other inefficiencies, Riverside County is seeking funds to outfit its vehicles with GPS tracking devices.

Tags: GPS, Riverside County, Fleet Efficiency

July 16, 2009 - Press Release

GPS Insight Unveils New Upgrades

SCOTTSDALE, AZ - The past few months have been very busy at GPS Insight, the company revealed in its newsletter. The company will release its Hierarchy Capabilities, an new CDMA version of the GPSI-4000 and upgrades to the Garmin enhanced GPS Tracking solutions.

Tags: GPS Insight, Garmin

June 15, 2009 - Industry News

Boone County Seeks to Improve Operations with GPS

COLUMBIA, MO – The County expects to save money on fuel and resources by tracking vehicles and reducing overlap in activity, reported the Columbia Tribune.

Tags: GPS, Productivity, public works, Fleet Operations

June 3, 2009 - Press Release

Networkfleet Announces New Low-Cost GPS Vehicle Tracking System

SAN DIEGO – Networkfleet, Inc. announced the soon-to-be available Networkfleet 4200, a low-cost GPS vehicle tracking system for commercial and government fleets.

Tags: GPS, Tracking

May 21, 2009 - Industry News

Dallas County Prevents Fleet Vehicle Abuse with GPS

DALLAS – Dallas County is almost done installing GPS tracking devices in all take-home county vehicles to prevent employees from misusing their take-home vehicles, according to the Dallas Morning News.

Tags: Personal Use, GPS, Take-Home Vehicles, Tracking

May 4, 2009 - Industry News

Meriden Police Department Expects to Cut Fuel Use 60% with New Idling System

MERIDEN, CT – The Meriden Police Department recently installed the IdleRight fuel saver system, a new fuel reduction system to help make its fleet greener, according to the Record-Journal.

Tags: Fuel Savings, Fuel Consumption

April 27, 2009 - Industry News

San Francisco to Replace Outdated Vehicle Tracking System

SAN FRANCISCO – The software used by the City Administrator's Office, which oversees approximately much of the city fleet, is incapable of tracking or reporting mileage, reported the San Francisco Examiner.

Tags: GPS, San Francisco, Tracking, Mileage, City Fleets

April 23, 2009 - Press Release

Kustom Signals Introduces SMART 800+ Speed Trailer

LENEXA, KS – The SMART 800+ is the newest addition to Kustom Signals' line of portable, self-contained speed trailers.

Tags: Kustom Signals, Speeding

April 20, 2009 - Press Release

Vehicle Tracking Solutions Continues Expansion, Adds Two New Franchise Locations

DEER PARK, NY – Vehicle Tracking Solutions (VTS) has opened two franchised locations in St. Paul, Minn. and Albuquerque, N.M. Vehicle Tracking Solutions currently has locations in nine major markets across the U.S.

Tags: GPS, Tracking, Vehicle Tracking

April 16, 2009 - Industry News

Walla Walla Community College to Use FleetCommander to Manage Motor Pool and Track Maintenance

CHANTILLY, VA – The Web-based fleet management system is being used to manage over 350 assets owned by WWCC, in addition to tracking maintenance and producing work orders.

Tags: Maintenance, Motor Pools

April 9, 2009 - Industry News

AEMP Makes Progress in Developing Telematics Standard

GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO – The AEMP Technology Committee has been working to provide fleet managers an easier, more efficient method to access basic fleet information from multiple OEMs and integrate telematics systems data into business management software.

Tags: Telematics, OEM, Association of Equipment Management Professionals

March 26, 2009 - Press Release

Navman Wireless Upgrades OnlineAVL2 Vehicle Tracking Software

GLENVIEW, IL - Navman Wireless North America announced an upgrade to its OnlineAVL2 vehicle tracking and logistics system that aids managers of larger service fleets in cutting costs and increasing productivity.

Tags: GPS, Navman Wireless

March 19, 2009 - Industry News

Augusta Using GPS to Save Fuel & Taxpayer Money

AUGUSTA, GA – More than 150 Augusta city vehicles are being equipped with GPS tracking systems in efforts to reduce fuel use and save tax dollars, according to WJBF News.

Tags: GPS, Tracking, City Fleets

March 16, 2009 - Press Release

GPS Insight Announces Several Hardware Tracking Options with the Same Interface

SCOTTSDALE, AZ - GPS Insight, a GPS tracking hardware and software solutions supplier for commercial and municipal fleet vehicles, announces the capability to host multiple hardware types within a single interface.

Tags: GPS, GPS Insight, Tracking

March 11, 2009 - Press Release

Networkfleet Launches Satellite Maps for Wireless Fleet Management

- New mapping capability displays vehicles in real-world setting -

Tags: GPS, Networkfleet, Tracking, Mapping

February 25, 2009 - Industry News

City of Dallas Adds GPS to Garbage Trucks

DALLAS - A $700,000 contract approved by the Dallas City Council will allow the city to add global positioning satellite (GPS) tracking to all 400 sanitation vehicles, according to MSNBC.

Tags: GPS

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