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October 10 2016

ARI VehicleDowntimeView Tracks Repair Times

ARI has developed VehicleDowntimeView, technology that uses GPS monitoring and telematics data to measure how long a vehicle is out of service and provide data to manage the reduction of a fleet’s total downtime.

Tags: Fleet Management Software, Maintenance Costs, Software, ARI, Downtime, Repair Costs, Technology, telematics

October 05 2016

Decisiv Powers Kenworth TruckTech+

Decisiv, Inc., a provider of Service Relationship Management (SRM) solutions for commercial assets, announced that its software platform will power the Kenworth TruckTech+ Service Management System.

Tags: Kenworth, Decisiv, TruckTech+

October 04 2016

Continental Buys A Majority Stake in Zonar

<p><em>Illustration&nbsp;courtesy of Continental</em></p>

The Continental Corporation has acquired a majority stake in Zonar Systems, a company specializing in fleet management solutions for commercial vehicles.

Tags: telematics, Continental, Zonar, Mergers & Acquisitions

October 04 2016

Telogis, Nissan Announce European Connected Vehicle Partnership

<p><em>Photo: Nissan</em></p>

Continuing its strategy to partner with OEMs, Telogis, a Verizon company, has announced that it has added another OEM to its partner roster with Nissan Europe to provide connected-vehicle technologies and services to Nissan commercial customers in Europe.

Tags: Nissan, Telogis, France, United Kingdom, Germany

October 02 2016

Lytx Releases “Client-Centric” Improvements to DriveCam Safety Program

<p><strong>Lytx</strong><em>&nbsp;</em><strong>Chairman &amp; CEO Brandon Nixon describes&nbsp;new enhancements to the DriveCam&nbsp;video-based telematics safety program. </strong><em>Photo: Evan Lockridge</em></p>

LAS VEGAS – Lytx announced new enhancements to its DriveCam video-based telematics safety program that Chairman and CEO Brandon Nixon said “will streamline workflow, capture even more unsafe driving behaviors, and make fleet tracking easier for fleet managers on the go.”

Tags: Driver Behavior, Driver Training, Lytx, ATA MC&E

September 26 2016

MiX Telematics Offers ELD Platform for Hazmat Fleets

<p><em>Image via MiX Telematics</em></p>

MiX Telematics launched an electronic logging device platform designed specifically for hazardous material transporters, such as those transporting chemicals, fuels or pesticides.

Tags: telematics, MiX Telematics, Hazmat, ELDs

September 14 2016

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

September 12 2016

Geotab, J.J. Keller Partner on Telematics, ELD Solution

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Geotab and J.J. Keller & Associates are teaming up to offer a solution combining Geotab telematics and J.J. Keller’s electronic logs.

Tags: J.J. Keller, Geotab, ELDs, telematics

August 29 2016

MiX Telematics Adds Data Feature to Telematics Platform

<p><em>The new solution creates a data cube that&rsquo;s accessible via Microsoft Excel and automatically updated with fresh fleet data. (Photo: MiX Telematics)</em></p>

MiX Telematics has added free feature to its MiX Fleet Manager solution called MiX Insight Agility that creates a data cube that’s accessible via Microsoft Excel and automatically updated with fresh fleet data, the telematics provider has announced.

Tags: Reporting, MiX Telematics, MiX Fleet Manager, MiX Insight Agility, Microsoft Excel

August 25 2016

Rastrac, Magellan Partner on Fleet Telematics

<p><em>Photo courtesy of Rastrac.</em></p>

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 16 2016

Zubie Adds Wi-Fi to Telematics Solution

<p><em>Photo courtesy of Zubie.</em></p>

Zubie has added on-board Wi-Fi powered by Verizon's 4G LTE network to its business fleet and analytics solution, the telematics provider announced.

Tags: Wi-Fi, Zubie, Vehicle Tracking, Analytics

August 15 2016

AT&T Launches Telematics Solution for Commercial Fleets

<p><em>Photo courtesy of AT&amp;T Partner Exchange.</em></p>

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 04 2016

Spireon Touts 2016 First Half Growth

Spireon Inc. has achieved its 20th consecutive quarter of year-over-year revenue growth, as the company added over 1 million new connected devices in the past year across its vehicle telematics segments.

Tags: Spireon

August 02 2016

Verizon-Fleetmatics Deal Makes Telematics Giant

<p><em>Logos via Verizon and Fleetmatics.</em></p>

Verizon will control about 25% of the telematics market following its planned acquisitions of Fleetmatics and Telogis in moves that indicate steady growth ahead for fleet telematics use, a market expert said.

Tags: Verizon, Fleetmatics, Mergers & Acquisitions

August 01 2016

Verizon to Acquire Fleetmatics

<p><em>Logos courtesy of Fleetmatics and Verizon.</em></p>

Verizon Communications will acquire leading telematics provider Fleetmatics Group for $2.4 billion in a cash deal that will create a powerhouse telematics provider.

Tags: Verizon, Fleetmatics, Mergers & Acquisitions

July 19 2016

Gulick Trucking Partners with ORBCOMM

ORBCOMM Inc., a global provider of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, announced that it has been selected by Gulick Trucking, Inc., to provide telematics solutions for its mixed fleet of dry van and refrigerated trailers

Tags: ORBCOMM, Guilick Trucking

July 06 2016

Innova Acquires Telematics Provider

Innova Electronics Corporation has acquired Aftermarket Telematics Technologies, LLC and will now be able to offer a full suite of aftermarket parts and services.

Tags: Mergers & Acquisitions, Innova Electronics

June 30 2016

Chevin Adds Asset Tracking to FleetWave

This new capability collects telematics delivered data about an asset’s performance and usage from a secure and easily installed device plugged directly into the OBD-II or JBUS.

Tags: Chevin Fleet Solutions, Asset Tracking, Fleet Wave

June 23 2016

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: Verizon, Telogis, LeasePlan, Mergers & Acquisitions

June 22 2016

Verizon Acquires Telogis

<p><em>Photo courtesy of Telogis.</em></p>

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

Mack Offers Integrated Telematics Through Omnitracs

<p><em>Photo: Mack Trucks</em></p>

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 10 2016

Verizon Launches Fleet Management for Small Businesses

<p><em>Photo courtesy of Verizon.</em></p>

With Expressfleet, business owners can gain a complete view of a fleet’s performance, keep vehicles on the road, monitor unsafe driving behavior, reduce fuel usage and improve the efficiency of drivers and technicians.

Tags: Small Fleets, Verizon Networkfleet, Verizon

June 08 2016

Ford Telematics Offers Real-Time Diagnostics

<p><em>Photo courtesy of Telogis.</em></p>

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, Preventative Maintenance

May 10 2016

Navistar's OnCommand Connection Hits 200,000 VINs

Navistar, Inc. announced subscriptions to OnCommand Connection (OCC), the company's open architecture remote diagnostics system, have surpassed the 200,000 vehicle mark.

Tags: Vehicle Diagnostics, Navistar, Navistar OnCommand

May 06 2016

Innova Partners with Automotive Distribution Network

<p>PHOTO: Innova</p>

The partnership will provide the group’s members with an affordable, innovative telematics solution to efficiently manage small- and medium-sized fleets.