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January 13, 2015 - Industry News

Houston Adds Telematics to Quarter of Public Works Fleet

A technician installs a telematics device on one of the City of Houston's fleet vehicles. Photo courtesy of City of Houston

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

January 6, 2015 - Press Release

AT&T to Power LoJack’s Telematics Solutions

The alliance is resonant of both company’s commitment to providing machine-to-machine and telematics solutions to the automotive and fleet industries.

Tags: AT&T, LoJack, Partnership

December 2, 2014 - Press Release

GPS Insight Donates $10,000 to Turkey Tuesday

GPS Insight co-sponsored the largest turkey drive in the United States with 12 News and St. Vincent De Paul.

Tags: GPS Insight, Charity

November 14, 2014 - Press Release

Geotab's Fleet Management Software Ranked in Top Three

Capterra ranked Geotab second for top fleet management software solutions.

Tags: Geotab, Fleet Management Software

November 5, 2014 - Press Release

Teletrac Updates Fleet Director GPS Tracking Platform

The enhanced Fleet Director GPS fleet tracking system offers fleet management tools, such as the ability to monitor fuel consumption, increase driver safety and meet compliance mandates.

Tags: Teletrac, Vehicle Tracking, GPS, Fleet Management Software

November 4, 2014 - Press Release

Fleetmatics Celebrates 10th Anniversary

The company now counts approximately 523,000 vehicles under subscription, over 24,000 global businesses, 27 billion miles tracked and more than 62 billion data points collected.

Tags: Stevie Awards, Fleetmatics, Company Anniversaries

October 29, 2014 - Product News

Telogis Introduces Fleet Analytics Tools at Latitude Event

Graphic courtesy of Telogis.

Telogis released several new tools for the company’s fleet analytics software at the Telogis Latitude event in Dana Point, Calif. These new tools included the Telogis For Field Service extension, the Dynamic Response Suite, and Telogis Sites.

Tags: Navigation System, Information Technology, Telogis, Vehicle Tracking, Industry Events

October 28, 2014 - Product News

Geotab Introduces GO7 Telematics Device

Photo of GO7 courtesy of Geotab.

Geotab has introduced its GO7 telematics device that gathers vehicle data from the engine, drivetrain, instrument cluster, and other relevant subsystems for delivery to fleet management software including MyGeotab.

Tags: Geotab, Telematics Hardware, Vehicle Tracking, OBDII Device

October 23, 2014 - Industry News

Isuzu, Telogis Agree on Connected Vehicle Pact

Isuzu Commerical Truck of America and Telogis have entered into an exclusive collaboration to develop connected vehicle products and services. Photo: Isuzu

Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Inc. distributor of low-cab-forward trucks, has announced an exclusive collaboration with Telogis to improve the overall ownership experience for Isuzu customers.

Tags: Isuzu, Telogis, Connected Vehicle Technology, Medium-Duty Trucks, Telematics

October 22, 2014 - Industry News

UPS Cuts PM Intervals in Half with Telematics

File photo

UPS has reduced the number of preventative maintenance inspections to 120,000 per year from 240,000 in the past five years by implementing a telematics system.

Tags: UPS, Medium-Duty Trucks, Vehicle Tracking, Preventive Maintenance

August 14, 2014 - Industry News

Chesapeake Energy Lowers Fleet Accident Rate

File photo of CNG truck

Oklahoma City-based oil and gas producer Chesapeake Energy reduced its corporate fleet accident rate by almost one accident per million miles driven in 2013, according to the company.

Tags: Accident Management, Fleet Management Software, Chesapeake Energy, Energy Fleets

August 13, 2014 - Industry News

DHL Adds Telematics to U.S. Fleet

DHL is rolling out telematics to its U.S. fleet to help improve its operations and drivers' behavior. Photo: DHL

DHL pick-up and delivery vehicles in the U.S. recently got a technological upgrade. Telematics is rolling out throughout DHL's U.S. fleet of trucks and vans.

Tags: GPS, Technology, DHL

July 2, 2014 - Press Release

Telogis-Powered Telematics System On Board for Ford's Transit Tour

Telogis is showcasing the Ford Crew Chief factory telematics solution in each of Ford's 19-city "Truth About Transit" tour stops, Telogis announced.

Tags: Telogis, Ford, Ford Transit

June 4, 2014 - Industry News

Telogis and Hino Partnership Offers Updated Telematics Platform

Photo courtesy of Hino Trucks.

By offering the Telogis-powered Hino INSIGHT 2.0 as a standard fit on certain Hino models, fleet managers could get it as a factory option rather than an aftermarket installation.

Tags: Telematics, Hino, Telogis

May 29, 2014 - Industry News

GM Offers Extreme Weather Assistance Via OnStar

Photo courtesy of GM.

General Motors is providing Crisis Assist to all OnStar customers regardless of their subscription plan on the eve of the Atlantic hurricane season, the automaker announced.

Tags: OnStar, Natural Disaster, General Motors

May 9, 2014 - Press Release

Continental's In-Tire Sensors Read Tread Depth

Photo courtesy of Contintental.

Continental North America has developed an in-tire sensor system that detects changes in pressure for 2017 model-year vehicles equipped with direct tire pressure monitoring systems (TPMS) from the supplier.

Tags: Continental Tires, Tires, 2017-MY

April 29, 2014 - Press Release

Lytx and ARI Insurance Partner to Improve Driver Safety

Lytx, Inc. (formerly DriveCam, Inc.), a global leader in delivering driver safety and compliance solutions, today announced that it has signed an agreement with ARI Insurance to provide ARI's transportation and commercial automobile clients with the DriveCam powered by Lytx driver safety management solution.

Tags: Driver Safety, ARI, Lytx

April 23, 2014 - Industry News

Fleet Fueling Company Chooses Comdata for Card Processing Equipment

Quick Fuel recently purchased Comdata’s fuel site controller, known as SmartSight, for all of its retail locations and added Comdata’s SmartQ radio frequency identification (RFID)-based technology to offer an extra level of speed and security to the fuel transaction process.

Tags: Comdata, Quick Fuel, Payment Cards

April 23, 2014 - Industry News

Fleetmatics Reports Driver Productivity Gains with Telematics

Graphic courtesy of Fleetmatics.

Fleetmatics Group has released a five-year telematics analysis that attempts to quantify the return on investment for fleets who have adopted its telematics products.

Tags: Idling, Fleetmatics, Driver Productivity, Route Optimization, Reducing Fuel Costs

April 18, 2014 - Industry News

Rand McNally Releases HOS and Navigation Updates

TND760

Rand McNally has released a major new navigation and software update for its line of mobile fleet management devices, including the HD 100, TND 760, and TPC 7600.

Tags: Rand McNally, HOS, Mobile Fleet Management

April 15, 2014 - Press Release

Lewis Tree Service Turns to FleetLocate

Spireon, Inc., the industry's leading provider of mobile resource management (MRM) and business intelligence solutions used by companies to maximize their mobile assets and workforce, has secured a new partnership with Lewis Tree Service the second largest provider of utility vegetation management services in North America.

Tags: Utilization, Vehicle Tracking, Spireon

April 14, 2014 - Press Release

TomTom Business Solutions Renamed

TomTom announced that its business unit dedicated to providing fleet management and vehicle telematics services has been renamed to TomTom Telematics.

Tags: WEBFLEET, TomTom Business Solutions, TomTom Telematics

April 9, 2014 - Press Release

Fleetmatics Offers Trio of Cloud-Based Fleet Management Products

Fleetmatics Group has released a new cloud-based fleet management platform and three new products including REVEAL, a highly-differentiated business-intelligence based fleet management solution for small-and-mid-sized businesses; REVEAL+, which extends REVEAL to larger enterprises; and WORK, a powerful field service management solution.

Tags: Fleet Management Software, Fleetmatics, Cloud-Based Technology

April 3, 2014 - Press Release

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

March 27, 2014 - Press Release

AirIQ Enhances Reporting for Miles Traveled, Fuel Usage

AirIQ Inc. has enhanced its reporting software system to allow truck fleet drivers to better report miles traveled and fuel usage on a per truck and per-state basis.

Tags: AirIQ Inc., Fleet Management Software

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