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    Daimler's Smart app gets smarter features


    Smart 'ready to drop+' service allows package delivery to the car's trunk (Image: Daimler) Smart has added a ‘ready to spot’ service to its ‘ready to’ app to help drivers locate their vehicle – whether they’ve forgotten exactly where they’ve parked it, or if it has been stolen. The ...

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    In telematics consolidation, Trimble buys Peoplenet, Masternaut and Cybit merge


    US based GPS technology specialist Trimble, continuing a string of recent acquisitions, has bought Peoplenet, a provider of fleet management systems. Telematics providers are joining forces in a global market consolidation (Photo: Trimble) Trimble, which makes positioning systems for fleets, last year bought Punch Telematix, a Belgian transportation solutions provider, ...

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    Brazil delays mandatory vehicle tracking until end 2011


    Brazil will implement a high-tech solution to combat growing rates of car theft Brazil has delayed until next year plans that will require all new vehicles to be equipped with GPS-based anti-theft vehicle tracking systems. The country's National Traffic Council (CONTRAN) issued a new resolution November 24 that says all ...