Networkcar Renamed Networkfleet, Moves to Expanded Headquarters
Networkcar announced that the company is changing its name to Networkfleeton Oct. 28. The name change and corresponding new brand image reflects thecompany’s sole focus on helping commercial and government fleets to increaseoperating efficiency and reduce costs. The company also announced its recentmove to a larger building in San Diegoto expand its headquarters.
Networkfleet was the first to develop a wireless diagnostic monitoringsystem that connects directly to a vehicle’s on-board diagnostic OBD-II port.Approaching its ten-year anniversary, the company and its affiliates now havemore than 50 patents issued or pending surrounding vehicle diagnostics. In2006, it was acquired by Hughes Telematics, a leader in the development of thenext generation of vehicle information-based technology and services.
While GPS-based vehicle tracking systems are becoming common with many smallcompetitors entering the market, Networkfleet combines precise GPS vehiclelocation with engine diagnostics and real-time reporting for a comprehensiveapproach. Fleet managers receive alerts and log on to a secure Web site tomanage vehicle information. Networkfleet also continuously monitors emissionsand in California,customers are wirelessly smog checked to immediately identify vehicles that areout-of-compliance.
Networkfleet customers represent a broad range of industries and fleetsizes, from less than 10 vehicles to thousands of vehicles. In addition, thecompany’s technology has been integrated with a wide range of fleetapplications and is offered through a vast network of resellers, VARS andpartners.