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December 18 2017

Verizon Honors Truckers with Holiday Dinner and Concert

<p><em>Photo courtesy Verizon Telematics</em></p>

Verizon Telematics hosted a pop-up event on Dec. 14 at the Whiskey Pete’s Truck Stop in Primm, Nev., to bring holiday cheer and gratitude for truckers.

Tags: Telematics, ELDs, Christmas, Verizon, Drivers

December 04 2017

Third-Gen Sprinter Van to Focus on Mobility, Connectivity

<p><em>One of four dashboards offered on the 2018 Sprinter. Photo courtesy of Mercedes-Benz.</em></p>

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

November 22 2017

Fleetmatics to Move to New Dublin HQ

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

Fleetmatics will relocate its employees to a new campus-style headquarters in Dublin, Ireland, by the middle of 2018, the Verizon company announced.

Tags: Telematics, Headquarters, Fleetmatics, Verizon

October 30 2017

Verizon Telematics Expands Offerings

<p><em>Andr&eacute;s&nbsp;Irlando, Verizon Telematics CEO, speaks at the 2017 Latitude conference. Photo courtesy of Verizon.</em></p>

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

Telogis Introduces Workforce Management Solution

Telogis, a Verizon company, has introduced a workforce management solution called Telogis Workforce that's designed to improve the workflow of mobile workers, the company announced at its annual Latitude conference in Dana Point, Calif.

Tags: Telematics, Software, Telogis, Route Optimization, Workforce Management, Verizon

October 24 2017

Telogis Offers Telematics Through Ford SYNC

<p><em>Photo of 2018 F-150 courtesy of Ford.</em></p>

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 10 2017

Fleetmatics Registers ELD as Self-Certified to Meet DOT Requiremenets

Fleetmatics, a Verizon Company, has registered its Fleetmatics Reveal LogBook Electronic Logging Device for Android with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.

Tags: ELDs, Fleetmatics Logbook, Fleetmatics

October 04 2017

Telogis Enlists Former FMCSA Administrator to Verify ELD

<p><strong>Annette Sandberg</strong> <em>Photo: TransSafe Consulting</em></p>

Former Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Association Administrator Annette Sandberg has verified that the Telogis Electronic Logging Device will meet federally mandated requirements, Telogis announced.

Tags: FMCSA, Certification, Hours of Service, ELDs, ELD Mandate

August 23 2017

HDT and Fleetmatics Partner on ELD Webinar

Countdown to ELD: Getting Your Burning Questions Answered is an opportunity for companies and industry experts to discuss common compliance concerns and confusion about the upcoming ELD mandate.

Tags: Fleetmatics, Webinar, Safety & Compliance, ELDs, ELD Mandate

August 07 2017

Telogis Self-Certifies ELD Solution

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

Verizon-owned Telogis has been included on a list of registered providers of Electronic Logging Device (ELD) solutions by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA).

Tags: Telogis, Safety & Compliance, ELDs, ELD Mandate

June 21 2017

Fleetmatics Announces LogBook App to Meet ELD Mandate

Fleetmatics says its new LogBook for iOS is a one-stop approach to hours of service management and meeting the electronic logging device mandate that goes into effect in December.

Tags: Fleetmatics, ELD, ELD Mandate, ELD Solutions, Fleetmatics Logbook

March 15 2017

Mitsubishi Fuso Adds Telogis Telematics to Cabovers

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America Inc. will offer a Telogis-powered telematics system as standard equipment on all FUSO medium-duty, diesel cabover trucks, the manufacturer announced at the Work Truck Show in Indianapolis.

Tags: Mitsubishi Fuso, Medium-Duty Trucks, Telogis, Work Truck Show, Telematics, Cabovers

November 07 2016

Verizon-Fleetmatics Deal Finalized

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

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, Telogis

November 02 2016

Telogis Adds Optimization and Automation Features to MRM Platform

<p><em>Photo: Telogis</em></p>

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

Tags: MRM, Telogis

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

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 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: Fleetmatics, Mergers & Acquisitions, Verizon

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: Telogis, Verizon, 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 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

June 30 2015

GE Capital Fleet to Offer Electronic Truck Compliance System

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Through a partnership with J.J. Keller & Associates Inc. and Verizon Networkfleet, the new telematics offering will provide companies, including those with medium-duty fleets, with enhancements including electronic hours of service and driver vehicle inspection reports.

Tags: J.J. Keller, Hours of Service, GE Capital Fleet Services, Verizon

January 16 2015

Verizon to Offer New Connected-Vehicle Service

<p><strong><em>Image courtesy of Verizon.</em></strong></p>

Verizon Vehicle will include diagnostic technology, push-button live assistance, and roadside assistance using GPS to hasten the tow truck’s arrival.

Tags: Roadside Assistance, Connected Vehicle Technology, Verizon

January 13 2015

Houston Adds Telematics to Quarter of Public Works Fleet

<p><strong><em>A technician installs a telematics device on one of the City of Houston's fleet vehicles. Photo courtesy of City of Houston</em></strong></p>

The City of Houston is expanding use of telematics in its Public Works fleet. Technicians are installing 922 telematics devices on Public Works trucks after a successful pilot with 75 vehicles.

Tags: public works, Driver Training, Utilization, City of Houston

April 03 2014

Verizon Networkfleet Expands GPS Coverage with Satellite Integration

Verizon Networkfleet is now offering Networkfleet Satellite Coverage, an expanded communications capability that provides continuous connectivity for uninterrupted fleet management.

Tags: GPS, Vehicle Tracking, Verizon

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