The Fleet Meet video series is co-produced by Automotive Fleet and Fleet360 to compare and contrast fleet trends occurring in both Europe and North America. The discussion is cohosted by Hans Damen, managing partner of Europe-based Fleet360, and Mike Antich, Editor of Automotive Fleet magazine, based in the U.S. and following North American fleet market trends in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico
In this episode, we examine the development of artificial intelligence (AI), its applications within fleet management, and its impact, both positive and negative
Today’s topics include:
- Five key areas in which AI itself says it can provide benefits for fleet managers.
- How AI enhances the foundational elements of vehicle telematics systems.
- Some negative impacts of AI.
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⌚ Timestamps ⌚
00:00 – Introduction
01:27 – When asked through ChatGPT, AI identified areas of positive impact on fleet management: safety, comfort, energy consumption, running costs and driver productivity.
01:51 – AI can heighten safety by consolidating a database of driver and vehicle information.
03:40 – AI is a transformational technology and with vehicle telematics systems can develop valuable predictive analytics.
05:11 – AI can enhance in-vehicle comfort levels for drivers, proactively introducing remedy measures to reduce physical and psychological stressors.
07:55 – AI-produced driver profiles can help reduce energy consumption and running costs.
09:35 – As a virtual assistant, AI can be a powerful component in a fleet manager’s myriad of decision-making responsibilities.
12:10 – Rule-based AI systems may not work well in the “grey” areas of fleet management.