Europe and North America reached 37.8Mn active insurance telematics policies in 2021

Gothenburg, Sweden. 4 April 2022 – According to a new research report from the Internet of Things (IoT) analyst firm Berg Insight, the number of insurance telematics policies in force on the European market reached 16.1 million in Q4-2021.

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Qatar Airways Cargo welcomes Envirotainer’s releye RAP

Doha, Qatar. 21 February, 2022– Qatar Airways Cargo approves Envirotainer‘s Releye RAP container. Officially launched on 9 February 2022, and able to accommodate 5 pallets, the Releye RAP claims to be the largest and most technically advanced product in Envirotainer’s new container series.

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Volvo Trucks launches electric truck with longer range

Volvo Trucks continues the deployment of zero-tailpipe emission trucks across the world. In North America, the company now launches an enhanced version of its Volvo VNR Electric with up to 85% increased range and faster charging.

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Mobility 2.0: Emerging transport trends in the UK

Two years ago mobility suffered a massive gut punch there was standstill across the UK, as restrictions from the Government locked down travel for all but essential workers, and many of us stayed at home to slow the spread of the virus.

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Nokia and Schweizer Electronics deploy AI-based video analytics to improve railroad crossing safety for Baselland Transport

Espoo, Finland. 12 January 2021 – Nokia announced the deployment of its Scene Analytics solution for Baselland Transport AG (BLT) in Munchenstein, Switzerland. The AI-based system applies computer vision and machine learning technologies for real-time monitoring and analysis, to ensure the safety of railroad crossings.

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Teleste strengthens presence in the Italian public transport market through an acquisition

Turku, Finland. 10 January 2022 – Teleste Corporation announced that it has acquired Ermetris s.r.l., the Italian company specialised in rail electronics and related services. The acquisition strengthens Teleste’s presence and capabilities to deliver services for rolling stock manufacturers and public transport operators in Italy, one of the key market areas of the company’s Rail

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Bird and Scootaround launch accessible mobility service in San Diego

Bird Global, Inc. a provider in environmentally friendly electric transportation, announced the launch of its accessible mobility program with Scootaround, a global provider of personal transportation solutions, in San Diego. The partnership aims to provide people with disabilities safe, eco-friendly, on-demand mobility solutions.

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Global smart ticketing industry is expected to reach US$17.2bn by 2027

The smart Ticketing Market is majorly driven by its significant adoption in several public transportation companies. For instance, in August 2021, the Conduent Transportation, a global business unit of Conduent Incorporated announced successful implementation and released a contactless payment system that allows direct purchase of tickets on trams managed by Tramvie Elettriche Bergamasche (TEB), a bus

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The ultimate guide to IoT in Logistics

Welcome to The World of Logistics! By 2030, IoT in Logistics is predicted to be worth more than $100 million. To help our logistics customers get an understanding of what they need to know to succeed with IoT, we’ve created a unique Nomadic Device guide that outlines how to achieve quick time to value. We’ll

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Virtual reality simulation to play part in more accessible northern England railway services

A new “Serious Game” Virtual Reality Simulation is being developed to support disabled people to better access travel on northern England’s Northern’s services.

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Init extends contactless ticketing for Nottingham buses and trams

USERS of Nottingham’s public transport network can now enjoy improved ticketing options as more journey types are added to its contactless payment system.

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Keeping supply chains connected

Just a year ago, finding a packet of toilet paper on your local supermarket’s shelves was like striking gold. The past year has taught us the value of a steady supply chain, and just how quickly an unexpected event can throw things into turmoil.

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Mobility-as-a-service subscriber revenue to increase 900% by 2027

A new study by Juniper Research has found that MaaS (Mobility-as-a-Service) subscribers will generate $53 billion (€45.27 billion) in revenue for MaaS platform providers by 2027; rising from $5.3 billion (€4.53 billion) in 2021. MaaS is the provision of multimodal end-to-end travel services through single platforms, by which users can determine an optimal route and price.

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Effective integration will improve mobility in the transport and logistics sector over the next five years

With 71% of global industry leaders believing that mobile-first technologies will be critical to the delivery process in the next five years, the focus for transportation and logistics (T&L) organisations needs to be on integration of new and existing systems to keep their expansion plans on track.

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What’s the difference between telematics and vehicle tracking?

Telematics and vehicle tracking are often used interchangeably. But for a business, the system you employ can make all the difference. At Better M2M we supply M2M SIM cards for both vehicle tracking and telematics systems, but how do you know what is going to bring the most benefit to your business?, asks Nick Lockley,

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