GPS / Telematics

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June 23, 2016 - Industry News

Verizon-Telogis Deal Creates Top Telematics Unit

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: Telogis, Verizon, LeasePlan, Mergers & Acquisitions

June 22, 2016 - Industry News

Verizon Acquires Telogis

Photo courtesy of Telogis.

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 - Product News

Mack Offers Integrated Telematics Through Omnitracs

Photo: Mack Trucks

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 15, 2016 - Press Release

NexTraq Introduces Mobile App for Supervisors

NexTraq has launched NexTraq View, a mobile app that provides supervisors the power of real time productivity and enhances their visibility of fleet assets, the GPS fleet tracking solution provider announced.

Tags: Vehicle Tracking, NexTraq, Mobile Apps

June 8, 2016 - Industry News

Ford Telematics Offers Real-Time Diagnostics

Photo courtesy of Telogis.

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, Preventive Maintenance

June 7, 2016 - Industry News

San Francisco Telematics Expansion Exempts Police

Photo of SFPD patrol car via Wikimedia.

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

April 27, 2016 - Press Release

NexTraq Integrates Data With Fleetio's PM Calendar

Telematics provider NexTraq will integrate its data with Fleetio's preventative maintenance calendar under a new partnership between the companies, NexTraq has announced.

Tags: Preventive Maintenance, NexTraq, Fleetio, Fleet Management Software

April 25, 2016 - Industry News

GPS Insight Integrates with Fleetio

PHOTO: GPS Insight

The data integration allows customers who use both systems to receive automated odometer readings and Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) Alerts from GPS Insight inside the Fleetio software application.

Tags: Vehicle Diagnostics, GPS Insight, Fleetio, Telematics

March 8, 2016 - Press Release

JDLink Estimator Tool Quantifies Telematics ROI

Screencapture courtesy of John Deere

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 - Industry News

Lytx Acquired By Private Equity Firm

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 - Industry News

San Diego's Vehicle Tracking System Delivering Data

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 2, 2016 - Product News

Mack Offers Standard Telematics on TerraPro With MP Engine

Photo: Mack

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, Connected Diagnostics, Telematics

December 21, 2015 - Industry News

Texas City Approves $198K Telematics Purchase

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 - Press Release

GSA Awards AT&T Contract for Telematics

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

December 9, 2015 - Industry News

Lawmakers Question Wyoming’s Telematics Purchase

Wyoming lawmakers are asking why a state agency is purchasing GPS units for 1,600 vehicles without first consulting them.

Tags: Networkfleet, Fuel Efficiency, Fleet Budget, Wyoming

December 7, 2015 - Industry News

John Deere & Hitachi Launch Fuel Reimbursement Program

John Deere and Hitachi have launched a Fuel Advantage Program that aims to reward lower fuel consumption, provides quarterly reports to help operators improve fuel efficiency, and incentivize users to work closely with their dealers.

Tags: Off-Road Equipment, Fuel Efficiency, John Deere

November 23, 2015 - Press Release

AEMP Releases New Text: Telematics for Fleet Managers

The Association of Equipment Management Professionals Education Foundation (AEMPF) has released a how-to book for fleets seeking the correct methods to integrate and adopt telematics into their fleet operations.

Tags: Association of Equipment Management Professionals, Software Integration, AEMP

November 16, 2015 - Industry News

Calif. County Pilots GPS in 200 Vehicles

All Department of General Services vehicles have been equipped with GPS devices. Photo courtesy of Sacramento County

Sacramento County, Calif., will evaluate the benefits of GPS telematics on 200 of its fleet vehicles over the next six months to determine if it will expand telematics use to 2,000 vehicles.

Tags: Utilization, Cooperative Procurement, Sacramento County, Return On Investment, Software Integration, Verizon

November 6, 2015 - Industry News

Phoenix Adds LoJack Telematics to On-Road Fleet

Screenshot via LoJack.

The City of Phoenix will implement LoJack Corp.'s GPS-based telematics system in its on-road vehicle fleet to operate a more efficient fleet, the company has announced.

Tags: LoJack, City of Phoenix, City Fleets, GPS, Vehicle Tracking

October 29, 2015 - Product News

Telogis Adds Mobile Apps to Boost Fleet Productivity

Photo of Status app courtesy of Telogis.

Telogis has released six new mobile apps and redesigned two existing ones to enhance fleet productivity and optimize a company's mobile workforce. The telematics vendor announced the new products at its annual Telogis Latitude conference.

Tags: Telogis, Mobile Apps, Navigation, Mileage Reports, Preventive Maintenance

October 27, 2015 - Industry News

Hino Trucks Offering Standard Telematics in 2017

Hino Trucks vocational truck lineup. (Photo: Hino Trucks)

Hino has expanded its Insight factory telematics platform under a partnership with Telogis, and will offer the telematics, remote diagnostics, and case management as standard equipment on its 2017 model-year medium-duty trucks.

Tags: Hino, Telogis, Medium-Duty Trucks, Telematics

October 27, 2015 - Industry News

Element Fleet Signs Telematics Deal with Telogis

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Element Fleet Management has signed a strategic global agreement that brings Telogis' connected vehicle technologies and mobile apps to the fleet management company's commercial fleet customers.

Tags: Telogis, Mobile Apps, Element Fleet Management

October 23, 2015 - Industry News

Silicon Valley Company Offers Low-Cost Telematics Device

Photo courtesy of Voyomotive.

San Francisco-based Voyomotive plans to offer an OBD II controller that can provide an array of vehicle performance and diagnostics data to a user's smartphone as a lower-cost telematics solution.

Tags: Stop-Start, Vehicle Diagnostics, Crowdfunding Platform, OBDII Device, Silicon Valley

October 21, 2015 - Press Release

Trimble Acquires Swedish Workforce Software Provider

Trimble has acquired privately held PocketMobile, a Stockholm, Sweden-based provider of enterprise mobile workforce solutions for international customers in the areas of postal service and logistics, security, and field service, Trimble announced.

Tags: Trimble, Workforce Management, Software, Productivity

October 15, 2015 - Press Release

Trimble Adds Asset Tracking to Fleet Management Suite

Trimble has launched Trimble Asset Tracking, a flexible solution that offers complete visibility into the location and utilization of portable assets from a convenient portal, according to the company.

Tags: Fleet Management Software, Trimble, Asset Tracking

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