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Verizon acquires Telogis to expand its connected vehicles base


Published: June 22, 2016| New York, US Verizon Communications Inc.(a subsidiary of Verizon Telematics) has signed an agreement to acquire Telogis, Inc. In connection with the transaction, PJT Partners and Wells Fargo Securities, LLC acted as financial advisors and Debevoise & Plimpton acted as legal advisor to Verizon. Established in 2001, Telogis, …

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ALMAGuide introduces advanced lane assist technology for vehicles

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Published: June 21, 2016  ALMAGuide LLC has received approval for patents that describe technology that takes information from centralized traffic management control centers, conditions the data, and uses proprietary algorithms and propriety data structures to tell the vehicle (either with driver or driverless) the best lane to be in on …

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SAP Vehicle Insights, an application to manage connected vehicles


Published: June 17, 2016 | Germany SAP has introduced SAP Vehicle Insights, an application that offers a variety of services to manage connected vehicles, including basic data analytics that can be used for fleet analytics, vehicle diagnostics and mobility-as-a-service scenarios. It enables companies to use information about entire fleets and …

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Octo Telematics & Oracle working together on telematics data collection


Published: June 10, 2016 | Detroit, US Octo Telematics is developing a non-proprietary protocol for telematics data collection, within the in-vehicle Java Virtual Machine (JVM) environment with Oracle. The resulting software layer will provide a path to standardization for connected cars. It will also enable integration of insurance and fleet functionalities within the …

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Octo Fleet- an insurance telematics solution, launched in North America

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Published: June 9, 2016 | Detroit, US Octo Telematics has recently launched OCTO Fleet, an insurance telematics solution for both large and small fleets in North America. This launch provides insurers with innovative, low cost telematics offerings specifically designed to reduce risk and improve driving performance for their fleet policyholders. …

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Vehicle Telematics: Making smart use of every drop of fuel


Published: June 1, 2016 Aliaksei Shchurko CEO Gurtam With the global increase in the price of fuel businesses are forced to look at fuel consumption of their fleet vehicles. Therefore the demand of fuel management systems, providing fuel consumption monitoring, driver behavior analysis and fuel cards integration is on increase. …

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Omnitracs unveils Roadnet Anywhere v4.1 for fleet management solutions


Published: May 26, 2016 | Dallas, US Omnitracs, LLC, has recently launched Roadnet Anywhere® v4.1, the updated version of its SaaS vehicle routing, tracking, mobile workforce, telematics, and fleet management platform. The solution now allows for more views into a fleet, including service history statistics, while giving routers more flexibility …

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Masternaut & Sygic come together for fleet management solution


Published: May 13, 2016 Masternaut has recently signed a strategic partnership with Sygic to combine telematics and navigation technology into a single fleet management solution. It is supposed to provide pre-planned routes with turn-by-turn offline voice guided navigation. Alex Rothwell, chief technology officer at Masternaut, said: “Our mission is to …

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eDriving/IDS merger leads to formation of eDriving FLEET

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Published: May 4, 2016 | London eDriving FLEET  formed following the recent acquisition of Interactive Driving Systems (IDS) by eDriving, was launched recently. Merger Momentum The eDriving enterprise, which supports more than 700,000 fleet drivers registered on Virtual Risk Manager (VRM) in 97 countries, using courses in 45 languages, is a …

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Focus of telematics industry shifting from commercial vehicles


During the recent Insurance Telematics Canada 2016 in Toronto, Sandeep Kar, global automotive practice leader for Frost & Sullivan, said, “a transition is occurring in which the focus is not so much on commercial vehicles as on services, including those related to telematics, that are increasingly becoming available.” “Bricks and mortar …

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