December 7, 2011 - Industry News
Particularly, the UK study shows a significant difference in driving behaviors between males and females.
Tags: driver safety, driver behavior
December 5, 2011 - Industry News
Estes Heating & Air Conditioning, a customer of GPS fleet tracking and vehicle management solutions company NexTraq, also reported an increase in driver productivity.
Tags: productivity, vehicle recovery, vehicle tracking, NexTraq
December 2, 2011 - Industry News
Fleet Manager in a Box is an all-in-one fleet management system that its maker estimates could save a fleet of 25 at least $42,000 over five years because of the program’s wireless capabilities versus the traditional GPS/AVL technologies.
Tags: cost-cutting, wireless services, fleet management system, managing small fleets, Prova Systems
November 23, 2011 - Industry News
CONCORD, MA - TomTom Business Solutions, the division dedicated to commercial fleets, unveiled the TomTom PRO 7150 TRUCK.
Tags: TomTom, WEBFLEET, TomTom PRO 7150 TRUCK
September 21, 2011 - Industry News
Full-service ambulance company safely rescued storm victims and provided emergency service during Hurricane Irene — a time when many road signs were damaged and navigation became difficult.
Tags: Telematics, GPS, emergency response vehicles, ambulances, NexTraq, NexTraq Fleet Dispatch, Hurricane
September 8, 2011 - Industry News
Mobile Thrones, a portable toilet company in northern Texas, spends $10,000 a month on diesel fuel, making route management an integral part of keeping costs down for this small business.
Tags: GPS, diesel, Dodge Ram, TomTom, Tracking, small business owners, Ram 5500
August 31, 2011 - Industry News
With aims to provide integrated systems to customers, the partnership between the two companies will create a fleet technology solution that combines vehicle telematics with driver behavior management and monitoring.
Tags: Telematics, ZoomSafer, Distracted driving, Zonar
July 14, 2011 - Industry News
ATLANTA Pipe Works Services' owner said he saw an improvement within the first two months of using the tracking solution.
Tags: GPS, driver behavior, Discrete Wireless
July 11, 2011 - Industry News
DEARBORN, MI – Ford stated in a news release that it's beta testing a new service called Operator Assist that allow users to talk with a live person to request directions or find a business.
Tags: Telematics, Ford SYNC, Ford Motor Co.
July 6, 2011 - Industry News
DEARBORN, MI - Users of Ford Crew Chief, powered by Telogis, are improving fuel efficiency for their fleets by up to 20 percent through better management of vehicle diagnostics, location, and driver behavior.
Tags: Telogis, Ford Crew Chief, Ford Motor Co.
March 24, 2011 - Industry News
MEMPHIS, TN - Eagle Medical Service needed a GPS fleet tracking solution to manage its growth and monitor its vehicles to provide a higher level of customer service.
Tags: GPS, Eagle Medical Service, Discrete Wireless
March 8, 2011 - Press Release
SALT LAKE CITY - The Web-based reporting system provides commercial fleets with a way to increase driver safety and monitor organizational compliance by monitoring risky or inefficient driving behavior.
Tags: driver safety, driver behavior, inthinc Portal
March 1, 2011 - Industry News
LANCASTER, PA - Rohrer’s One Hour Heating and Air Conditioning recently selected a GPS system provider for its 37 vehicles, which the company said has reduced insurance costs and improved driver behavior.
Tags: driver safety, vehicle tracking
February 3, 2011 - Industry News
WASHINGTON – The U.S. DOT's FMCSA issued a regulatory proposal requiring interstate commercial truck and bus companies to install electronic on-board recorders (EOBRs) to monitor their drivers’ hours-of-service (HOS) compliance.
January 6, 2011 - Industry News
A standalone rearview mirror packing all of OnStar's core technology will be available this spring through consumer electronics retailers, according to the company.
Tags: OnStar, General Motors Corp.
Ford has launched the SYNC Destinations mobile app for Apple iPhone, Apple iPad and Android-based devices, with BlackBerry smartphones coming soon.
December 30, 2010 - Industry News
Edmunds.com reviews the top trends, including the increase in used-car prices and vehicle recalls.
Tags: Edmunds.com, hybrid electric vehicles, fleet incentives, Recalls
December 9, 2010 - Industry News
"This growth investment will be an important source of capital to help us accelerate our growth and drive key initiatives,” said Jim Travers, CEO of FleetMatics.
November 4, 2010 - Industry News
Networkfleet is the only GPS fleet management system provider that offers emergency roadside assistance to all vehicle classes, including light, medium and heavy duty vehicles, at no additional cost.
Tags: fleet management, Networkfleet
September 30, 2010 - Industry News
Telematics devices may help reduce maintenance costs, improve vehicle efficiency and lead to insurance discounts.
April 22, 2010 - Industry News
The one-hour Web seminar will be presented by Robert Donat, president of GPS Insight, on Thursday, May 13 at 11 a.m. (Pacific).
Disney World says a new GPS system on its buses has led to more-efficient bus scheduling and lower wait times for guests. But some drivers say the system can be distracting.
April 15, 2010 - Industry News
Some believe vehicle diagnostic information can help drivers analyze their driving performance and understand how to improve it.
Tags: Telematics, vehicle diagnostics, General Motors Corp.
April 8, 2010 - Industry News
The one box-one plug solution doesn’t require wire splicing and makes DIY installation quick and easy.
Tags: GPS, light-duty vehicles
April 1, 2010 - Industry News
The three EN-V models will be showcased from May 1 through October 31 at the SAIC-GM Pavilion at World Expo 2010 Shanghai.
Tags: electric vehicle, General Motors Corp.
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