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Subaru's StarLink System Not Available to Fleets

Fleet management companies and fleet managers who purchase Subaru vehicles won't be able to add the StarLink connectivity program due to driver privacy issues, the automaker has told its commercial customers.


CalAmp Finalizes Acquisition of LoJack

CalAmp is acquiring LoJack Corporation to position itself as a lead provider in connected car solutions and vehicle telematics applications, the Oxnard, Calif. company announced.


Octo Telematics Reaches 4M Connected Users

Octo Telematics has reached 4 million connected users on the road globally. This announcement comes following a year of new partnerships for the company.

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Geotab Acquires Data Visualization Partner

Geotab has acquired its data visualization partner Maps BI by Dec. 31, and several executives from the company joined the telematics provider's staff on Jan. 11, the company has announced.

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SmartDrive Systems Releases Big Data Analytics Suite

SmartDrive Systems has introduced of the SmartIQ Transportation Intelligence Suite that transforms data generated by commercial fleets into real-time actionable information, predictive analysis and prescriptive actions.


GPS Insight Integrates with ServiceTitan

GPS Insight has formed an integration partnership with the ServiceTitan business management software that will allow home service companies to integrate phone, GPS, customer, and sales data into a single, comprehensive solution.

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Garmin's New Product Line Focuses on Driver Awareness

Garmin International Inc. announced the new Garmin Drive product line of easy-to-use portable navigation devices (PNDs) specifically designed to help increase driver situational awareness.

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GM Tests Mobileye Mapping, Pushing Autonomous Driving

General Motors is testing new mapping technology from Mobileye that can use crowd-sourced real-time data, which is collected by OnStar for localization and high definition lane data. The data collected could support fully autonomous driving.

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8 Trends in Commercial Fleet Policies

The No. 1 priority for commercial fleets was risk and safety in 2015. The No. 2 priority was data management, whose dramatic spike in interest is attributed to the increased involvement by procurement and finance in fleet management.


MiX Telematics Develops Trip Risk Management Solution

MiX Telematics announced the launch of MiX Journey Management, a comprehensive electronic journey risk management solution that integrates with the company's fleet management platform.

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Primary Benefits of Using GPS Tracking

GPS Technology can be used to increase productivity, improve customer service, assist the employee in having a better safety record, help lower fuel costs, reduce overtime pay and lower insurance rates. View this comprehensive whitepaper to see how.



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Case Study: Paine's Inc. Recycling & Rubbish Removal

Finding a telematics company that best fits your fleet can be complicated. Paine’s Inc. quickly realized this back in 2007, when one of the municipalities the company was bidding on and now operates in made installing GPS in all service vehicles a contract requirement. This requirement push the company to dive all-in. Find out what happened next.


Case Study: Second Harvest, Benefiting From Telematics

Find out how the largest food rescue program in Canada improved idle times and increased the average number of truck stops per day in the first year of using GPS and consulting services.


Case Study: Red Hawk Fire & Security

See how this prominent company boosted employee productivity and customer satisfaction while at the same time improving driver safety and fuel consumption.



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