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MiX Telematics Adds Major Customer in North America

MiX Telematics will be providing its flagship telematics solution, MiX Fleet Manager, to a major global fast-moving consumer goods company in North America to help reduce accidents by improving driver behavior, the telematics provider has announced.

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Spireon Sold to N.Y. Private Equity Firm

Telematics provider Spireon has been sold to private equity firm Greenbriar.

New York-based Greenbriar Equity Group has acquired Spireon, Inc. from Bertram Capital, a San Mateo-based equity firm that has presided over the expansion of the telematics provider.

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Why Telematics Is Crucial in Meeting Fleet Safety Goals

Most accidents are caused by driver error. Underpinned by a strong safety policy, telematics can give fleet managers insight into risky driver behavior to identify and correct it before an accident happens.

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Boston, NYC Top City Congestion List

The speed of Geotab-equipped vehicles fell the most (40%) during peak rush hour among the 20...

Congestion peaked in the late afternoon in 19 of the most populous 20 cities studied by Geotab with the exception of Baltimore, which had the most gridlocked congestion between 8 and 9 a.m., the telematics provider found.

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Impound Fees Exceed $1B a Year: Spireon

Impound fees now exceed $1.1 billion, according to a new report from telematics provider Spireon.

Telematics provider Spireon has published "Impound Storage Fees, a Billion-Dollar Problem," billed as the first report of its kind to address the costs to consumers, dealers, and lenders associated with vehicle impounds.

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Derive Reaches Emissions Settlement with Feds

Derive Systems has agreed to a $300,000 civil penalty and estimates that it will spend about $6.25 million to address a federal complaint that it sold engine control devices designed to override the emissions control systems of vehicles in violation of the Clean Air Act.

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Derive to Demo Telematics Solution at Fleet Forward Conference

Derive’s solutions leverage existing vehicle intelligence alongside third party software, data,...

In addition to in-person vehicle demonstrations, attendees of the Fleet Forward Conference will hear directly from Derive Systems Chief Technology Officer Marco Torre on Oct. 10, during the scheduled conference TEK Talk – A Roadmap for Advanced Fleet Safety.

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Executive Vice President of eDriving

Ed Dubens

Executive Vice President of eDriving

https://www.edriving.com/fleet/products-and-services/
Vice President

Tom Coffey

Vice President

http://www.merchantsfleetmanagement.com/
Vice President of Product Management, Verizon Connect

Erin Cave from Verizon Connect

Vice President of Product Management, Verizon Connect

http://www.fleetmatics.com/
Senior Vice President and General Manager

Bernie Kanavagh from WEX

Senior Vice President and General Manager

https://www.wexinc.com

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CalAmp to Add Text-Blocking Feature

CalAmp will introduce a feature into its telematics product that blocks text messages at the...

CalAmp will add technology to its fleet telematics solution that will block incoming text messages as a way to reduce texting while driving, the Irvine, Calif.-based company announced.

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Verizon to Launch 5G Service on Oct. 1

Verizon will launch the world's first next-generation 5G service on Oct. 1 for residential customers in four cities, and has been expanding the use of its 4G network to include connected vehicle and fleet data.

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