Geotab has built a software platform that provides fleet managers with information and analysis designed to improve all aspects of their operations. The Canadian telematics company, founded in 2000, offers software that can help improve safety, increase productivity and boost fuel efficiency. It provides its own hardware connector to vehicles’ OBD ports, but it is Read More..
A collaboration between Ericsson, Telia and Einride is trialling an autonomous transport ecosystem at a DB Schenker logistics facility in Jönköping, Sweden. This marks the first commercial application of Einride’s autonomous electric transportation (AET) technology in its T-pod driverless vehicle, which will operate continuously at the facility. The Einride T-pod will be supervised by a Read More..
BMW’s is stepping up efforts to include electric vehicles in corporate fleets. Alphabet International, the leasing and business mobility arm of the German premium car maker, is rolling out a program called AlphaElectric that provides a framework for integrating EVs into corporate fleets. “Every fleet has the potential to use electric vehicles, for example in Read More..
Ford Motor has improved its U.S. Crew Chief fleet-management system by giving it direct access to proprietary Ford data contained within a vehicle’s onboard computers. The U.S. car and truckmaker said Crew Chief, which is now equipped with telematics software provided by U.S. based location intelligence specialist Telogis, can yield fleetwide fuel efficiency improvements of Read More..
ZF Friedrichshafen is planning a Web store for telematics applications that can be used on its Openmatics software platform. The store will be developed by IBM and the IT group will also run it. The southern German automotive supplier said the store will let vehicle manufacturers and third-party providers build and offer their own apps Read More..
Telogis, a US based provider of location-based services, acquired most of Intergis, strengthening its position in the market for Cloud-based location products. Intergis is a provider of routing, mobile resource and fleet management solutions for small and medium-sized businesses and Telogis said the product offerings of the two companies complement each other well. â€œThis new Read More..
US based Teletrac released a new version of its Fleet Director telematics software, which helps fleet managers track and monitor drivers of their vehicles. Fleet Director 8.2 incorporates new at-a-glance dashboards and safety scorecards to help monitor driving behaviour and driversâ€™ safety performance. It also includes a new â€œcommunityâ€ area where users can access online Read More..