Purchasers of Iveco's Daily cargo van will now be able to add a telematics bundle from the...

Purchasers of Iveco's Daily cargo van will now be able to add a telematics bundle from the factory.

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Fleet managers who purchase an Iveco Daily cargo van in Europe will now be able to add one of several new connected-vehicle packages powered by Verizon Connect that will give them additional insights into the operation of the vehicles, the Atlanta-based telematics provider has announced.

Turin, Italy-based Iveco, which is owned by CNH Industrial N.V., is offering the package as part of a new partnership with the telematics company. It will branded as Iveco Fleet Management by Verizon Connect.

Iveco will offer several fleet management bundles, including Fleet Essential without tachograph driver hours, Fleet Essential with tachograph hours, and Fleet Enhanced with tachograph hours and remote download. Fleet Enhanced allows drivers to download driver cards and tachograph data according to legal requirements in a more timely way.

Verizon Connect Tachograph helps fleet managers stay informed of driver activity with weekly reports detailing driver and vehicle performance and fuel use. It also helps manage European tachograph regulation compliance. Verizon Connect's mobile workforce management solution, Workforce Essential, is also available as an extension on any plan.

"Integration of the Verizon Connect platform will extend value and benefits to Iveco customers beyond delivering an outstanding vehicle," said Fabio Santiago, TCO services director at Iveco. "By fitting Verizon Connect solutions in select new vehicles, we are able to help our customers run their businesses with better control of their operations."

Originally posted on Automotive Fleet

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