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February 14, 2018 - Press Release

CalAmp, CargoSense Provide Cloud-Based Cargo Monitoring

Telematics provider CalAmp has entered a partnership with cloud-software provider CargoSense to deliver critical telematics information on high-value, sensitive air cargo for one of the world's largest global airlines headquartered in the U.S.

Tags: Telematics, Cargo Management, Cloud-Based Technology, CalAmp

February 13, 2018 - Press Release

Home Service Providers Must Be Tech Savvy: Verizon Telematics

Infographic courtesy of Verizon Telematics.

Two out of three consumers won't use a home service professional again if they aren't technologically savvy, according to a new Verizon Telematics survey of 1,026 U.S. consumers.

Tags: Customer Service, Service Fleets, Verizon, Telematics

February 6, 2018 - Global News

Mobileye and NavInfo Collaborate on China Mapping Project

Logo courtesy of Mobileye

The collaboration is intended to build a low-cost database of drivable paths for autonomous vehicles.

Tags: Mapping, Mobileye, Autonomous Vehicles, China

February 2, 2018 - Press Release

Super Bowl Cities Compete Using Fleet Tracking

Illustration courtesy of Verizon Telematics.

Just in time for the Big Game this Sunday, Verizon Telematics has pitted Philadelphia and New England against each other in more ways than one. The company took a look at the two cities side by side to determine who takes the lead on the road and on the field.

Tags: Verizon, NFL, Telematics

February 2, 2018 - Industry News

Dozens of Congressmen Go to Bat for OOIDA ELD Exemption Request

Twenty-five Congressmen have wriiten to FMCSA in support of OOIDA's request for a five-year ELD exemption for certain motor carriers.

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association has garnered the support of over two dozen Congressmen in the form of a letter from them to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration that encourages the agency to grant OOIDA’s pending application for a 5-year exemption from the ELD rule.

Tags: FMCSA, U.S. House of Representatives, OOIDA, ELD Mandate

February 1, 2018 - Product News

TomTom Launches Next-Gen Telematics System

New WEBFLEET is available to all TomTom Telematics customers across 60 countries, in 13 languages. (Image courtesy of TomTom Telematics)

The company' software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solution, WEBFLEET, has been completely rebuilt and includes brand new features and a fresh, more intuitive user experience that includes advanced customization capabilities.

Tags: TomTom, Routing, WEBFLEET, Telematics, Cloud-Based Technology

January 25, 2018 - Press Release

Geotab Awarded NJPA Contract for Fleet Services

Geotab has been awarded a National Joint Powers Alliance (NJPA) four-year contract for the procurement of fleet management and related technology solutions, which offers streamlined purchasing for NJPA members.

Tags: Geotab, NJPA, Cooperative Procurement

January 24, 2018 - Global News

Verizon Telematics Acquires Spain-Based Fleet Solutions Company

Photo courtesy of Verizon Telematics and Movildata.

Verizon Communications has acquired a Spain-based provider of commercial fleet management solutions as a means to expand its operations in southern Europe.

Tags: Spain, Mergers & Acquisitions, Verizon

January 23, 2018 - Press Release

Pennsylvania Vehicle Management Bureau Deploys CalAmp Tool

The partnership between Pennsylvania and CalAmp is intended to reduce costs and increase efficiency of the Commonwealth's Bureau of Vehicle Management.

Tags: Pennsylvania, CalAmp, Telematics

January 10, 2018 - Industry News

Ford Improves Waze App Vehicle Integration

Photo courtesy of Ford.

Ford vehicles equipped with SYNC 3 will now feature improved integration of the Waze navigation app, including any 2018 model year Ford vehicle equipped with SYNC 3 version 3.0 or greater.

Tags: Ford SYNC, Navigation Solutions, Infotainment Systems, Mobile Apps

January 3, 2018 - Press Release

CalAmp Supplying Telematics for Trimble's Field Service Management System

Graphic courtesy of Trimble.

CalAmp will supply Trimble with customized telematics tracking devices and systems management technology for its Field Service Management (FSM) vehicle and asset monitoring solutions, Trimble announced.

Tags: Trimble, CalAmp, Telematics

December 21, 2017 - Press Release

Azuga Launches Fleet Management App

Photo courtesy of Azuga.

Azuga has launched a smartphone app that provides several fleet management tools, including driver behavior monitoring, mobile timecard management, and GPS tracking.

Tags: Azuga, Mobile Apps, GPS, Vehicle Tracking

December 11, 2017 - Industry News

ELD Face-off: Two Sides of the Looming Mandate

Photo: FMCSA

With just a week to go until the much-debated electronic logging device rule kicks in on Dec. 18, HDT asked top officials of two trucking associations that have been outspoken in their support or criticism of the far-reaching mandate to weigh in on several key aspects.

Tags: FMCSA, OOIDA, The Trucking Alliance, ELD Mandate, ELDs

December 4, 2017 - Industry News

Third-Gen Sprinter Van to Focus on Mobility, Connectivity

One of four dashboards offered on the 2018 Sprinter. Photo courtesy of Mercedes-Benz.

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 28, 2017 - Press Release

Geotab Launches Roadside Service Solution

Graphic courtesy of Geotab.

Geotab is offering a service designed to reduce vehicle downtime via a comprehensive roadside assistance management solution.

Tags: Telematics, Roadside Assistance, Geotab

November 27, 2017 - Press Release

Geotab Adds Fleet365 for Microsoft Dynamics 365 to Marketplace

Fleet365 brings Geotab data into Dynamics 365 to provide an integrated fleet management solution for Microsoft Dynamics 365 field services customers.

Tags: Telematics, Geotab, Service Fleets, Field Service

November 22, 2017 - Industry News

Fleetmatics to Move to New Dublin HQ

Photo courtesy of Fleetmatics/Verizon.

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

November 21, 2017 - Product News

Trimble Certifies ELD for Oil and Gas Services Fleets

Trimble’s eDriver Logs are designed specifically for fleets in the oil and gas industry.

Trimble has self-certified its eDriver Logs solution for oil and gas services fleets to comply with the federal Electronic Logging Device (ELD) mandate, which goes into effect Dec. 18.

Tags: Trimble, ELDs, ELD Mandate, Oilfield Services

November 17, 2017 - Press Release

Derive Hires Executives to Grow Fleet Business

Derive Systems has hired Erica Fine as director of strategic sales for enterprise and Bob Bowe as senior director of business development to lead fleet sales and strategy, the company announced.

Tags: Derive, Fuel Efficiency, New Hire

November 15, 2017 - Industry News

ELD Violations Won't Count Against CSA Scores During Transition Period

Derek Barrs, Florida’s chief of commercial vehicle enforcement, asked for a show of hands among the state enforcement people in the room if they were ready for the ELD mandate. Photo: Deborah Lockridge

Federal officials have taken another step to make the transition to mandatory electronic devices less painful. If drivers are cited at roadside for not complying with the ELD rule come the Dec. 18 deadline, the citation will be a “no points cite” that will not affect the Safety Measurement System that feeds into CSA scores – until April 1.

Tags: SMS, Enforcement, ELDs, FMCSA, CSA, ELD Mandate, Citations

November 10, 2017 - Global News

Swedish Telematics Startup Automile Raises $34M

Photo: Automile

Automile has developed a vehicle tracker that allows customers to collect data on mileage, trips, and routes.

Tags: Fleet Management Software, Vehicle Tracking, Investment, Sweden, Telematics, Startups

November 8, 2017 - Industry News

LeasePlan to Offer MapAnything Apps for Fleet Telematics

Logo: LeasePlan

LeasePlan USA will roll out a telematics offering to fleets under a new partnership with geo-productivity software provider MapAnything that will offer integration of contact management, OnStar, and an electronic logging device application, according to the fleet management company.

Tags: Telematics, Productivity, Fleet Management Companies, LeasePlan, MapAnything, Mobile Apps

November 8, 2017 - Industry News

More Than Half of Small Fleets Not ELD Compliant

Graphs courtesy CarrierLists

With less than six weeks until the Dec. 18 deadline for fleets to install mandatory electronic logging devices, it looks like there will still be a lot of smaller fleets who will be at risk for citations and fines – or who will give up on the industry altogether.

Tags: Drivers, ELDs, ELD Mandate

November 7, 2017 - Press Release

DonlenDriver Mobile App Adds Telematics Function

Donlen has added a telematics functionality to its mobile app offering, designed to improve safety and provide drivers with a way to view telematics data.

Tags: Telematics, Donlen, Fleet Management Companies, Mobile Apps, Safety

November 2, 2017 - Press Release

Terminix Implements Azuga Safety Tech in Fleet

Photo courtesy of Azuga.

Terminix Service Inc. has installed Azuga safety technology in over 300 fleet vehicles to improve fleet safety management and encourage safe driving behaviors.

Tags: Pest Control Fleets, Azuga, Safety, Telematics

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