Masternaut, a Michelin Group Company, signed the European-wide agreement with Ford to provide visibility of data from Ford vehicles fitted with FordPass Connect modems.
Verizon Connect has been ranked No. 1 in innovation for fleet management systems globally, according to the Commercial Telematics Vendors Competitive Ranking report from analyst firm ABI Research.
Geotab was named the No. 1 commercial telematics provider worldwide by ABI Research for the second year in a row.
Omnitracs is buying SmartDrive, a move the companies say will create a converged, end-to-end platform that optimizes safety, driver productivity, and workflow, as well as routing, dispatch, and compliance.
Manufacturers are partnering with telematics providers to allow access to data from OEMs’ factory-installed modems. Meanwhile, Ford has introduced its own telematics system that takes advantage of its factory modem to maximize the depth and breadth of that data for fleets.
General Motors Fleet revealed its all-new OnStar Business Solutions, which brings four distinct product offerings together — OnStar Safety Services, OnStar Vehicle Insights, API & Data Services, and Wi-Fi.