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CCC introduces open, integrated solution for collision repair diagnostic scanning

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CCC Information Services Inc. (CCC) will provide an interface into its CCC ONE Platform (CCC ONE) to enable any vehicle diagnostics provider to share scanning results with repair shops and insurers who use CCC repair workflow tools, the company has announced.  CCC Diagnostics is designed to be a first-of-its-kind solution …

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LeasePlan partners with TomTom to offer the latest in cloud-based fleet management technology to its corporate customers

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LeasePlan and TomTom Telematics have announced a partnership where LeasePlan will offer the latest in cloud-based fleet management technology to its corporate customers. It is known that LeasePlan is one of the world’s largest fleet management companies, and TomTom Telematics is Business Unit of TomTom dedicated to fleet management, vehicle …

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Telematics is a paradigm shift for insurers and consumers alike

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Telematics Wire got into conversation with Vinod Sood, Managing Director, Hughes Systique Corporation (HSC). In the interview, Mr. Sood talks about different aspects of automotive telematics. TW: Can you share your views on Hughes offerings and services in automotive telematics space? Vinod Sood: HUGHES Systique Corporation (HSC), part of the …

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Automotive telematics systems revenues to reach $6.7B globally in 2023, nearly tripled from 2016

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Global revenue from automotive telematics systems will grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of nearly 17 percent to more than $6.7 billion by the end of 2023, according to new research from business information provider IHS Markit. Other points highlighted by the report: More than 33 million light …

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Hyundai announces rear occupant alert system

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Hyundai Motor showcased a Rear Occupant Alert system, the system monitors the rear seats using an ultrasonic sensor that helps to detect the movements of children. The system first reminds drivers to check the rear seats when exiting the vehicle with a message on the center instrument cluster display. If …

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WABCO introduces OnLaneASSIST, a safety technology for heavy- and medium-duty trucks and buses

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WABCO has introduced OnLaneASSIST, a safety technology for heavy- and medium-duty trucks and buses. It is the first application of active steering technology in Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS). The launch follows the company’s recent acquisition of R.H. Sheppard Co., Inc., a key supplier of industry-leading steering technologies for commercial …

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Data of more than 540,000 vehicle tracking devices leaked

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Data of more than 540,000 vehicle tracking devices belonging to company SVR Tracking was leaked, according to some reports. The leaked data includes device information, username/password, email addresses and other associated information. The leaked database also exposed 339 logs, data about vehicle status maintenance records, along with a document with …

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CalAmp and Car Security collaborate bring connected car services to Latin America

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CalAmp has announced that Car Security, its LoJack licensee in Argentina, is adopting CalAmp’s telematics technology stack, including an extensive device portfolio, and CrashBoxx vehicle risk management services platform to streamline their connected car offerings. Car Security’s expanded offering extends access to connected car services to consumers and insurance companies …

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Majority of drivers believe distracted driving is the biggest cause of auto accidents, a study shows

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A new Progressive Insurance study shows about one-third of drivers feel confident in their own ability to text and drive, yet the majority believe distracted driving is the biggest cause of auto accidents and more than 90% say it should be illegal. Here are a few key findings from the …

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Octo releases Glimpse Plus telematics service for insurers to gather accurate data on driving behavior & more

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Octo Telematics, has released Glimpse Plus, a cutting-edge, digitally-enabled telematics service that provides a reliable way for insurers to gather accurate data on driving behavior, as well as more detailed crash detection and claims analysis. The solution also enables consumers to use their smartphone to monitor their driving habits and …

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