Geotab and Cummins Connected Diagnostics aim to optimise engine maintenance and repair

Geotab, a telematics engineering company, and Cummins Inc., a manufacturer of diesel and natural gas engines, controls and emission solutions, report that Cummins Connected Diagnostics application is now available to customers using Geotab’s fleet management solution.

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Gemalto Cat 1 LTE connectivity solution wins ‘Most Innovative Application’ award

Gemalto has won the Most Innovative LTE Application and Service Award for its Cinterion® Cat 1 LTE wireless module.

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Berg forecasts 10.8% growth in South Africa’s fleet management by 2020 

Berg Insight forecasts that the market for fleet management (FM) in South Africa is in a growth period which will continue in the years to come.

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Aeris and Isotrak partners to deploy IoT connectivity and data visibility to fleet telematics customers

Telematics and fleet management customers are looking to lower data costs and improve operational efficiencies through the use of data analytics. In answering these needs, Aeris, a pioneer and leader in the Internet of Things market, has announced its partnership with Isotrak Ltd. (@Isotrak), a global leader in fleet management software and fleet telematics systems,

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Road transport industry slow to adopt telematics and other technology, poll shows

A huge 88% of road transport businesses still use paper-based processes to manage vehicle walk around checks and only 14% have an incentive scheme based on driver performance data.

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Fleet Management: New market entrants may herald a shake-up

In the last post I discussed the growth in the fleet management and the wave of M&A (merger & acquisition) activity it seems to have triggered among the suppliers. But the turbulence in the fleet management market is not simply a game of musical chairs among the traditional specialists. Outsiders have also been buying into

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Fleet Management: still a long way from a mature market

At Machina Research we recently updated our outlook on the fleet management sector. Although it is often considered as one of the more mature M2M sectors, it is growing rapidly and, more importantly, evolving in many different ways.

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The installed base of fleet management systems will reach 12 million units in the Americas by 2018

According to a new research report from the analyst firm Berg Insight, the number of active fleet management systems deployed in commercial vehicle fleets in North America was 4.0m in Q4-2013. Growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 15.3 percent, this number is expected to reach 8.1m by 2018. In Latin America, the

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Masternaut launches Tax & Expense companion mobile app

Masternaut, has launched an iOS and Android companion app for the Masternaut Tax & Expense module, offering customers automated and completely accurate mileage logging to support expense claims and compliance regulations on the move.

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M2M and its transformative effect on the automotive industry

The potential for M2M technology to revolutionise our lives is huge. Recent research by IHS predicts that global M2M connections will more than triple by the end of 2017 reaching 375 million, up from 116 million in 2012.

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Big data meets fleet management

Telit’s GE865-Quad GSM/GPRS module delivers fleet data to Mexico’s largest beverage distributor. Analysing the results facilitated the decision to restructure the delivery process. Mike Ueland explains how the value was uncovered.

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Telematics product deployment set to boost efficiency at leading Yorkshire business

Car parts distributor Andrew Page is using Masternaut’s fleet management product to effectively monitor, manage and improve driver behaviour, create a more efficient fleet and provide environmental cost savings.

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M2M Now Magazine July 2014 edition

M2M Now Magazine explores the evolving opportunities and challenges facing CSPs across this sector. Our exclusive interviews pass on some key lessons learned by those who have taken the first steps in next gen Machine-to-Machine (M2M) services. In the latest issue: TALKING HEADS: Telit’s Cyril Zeller warns vertical integration could mean that service providers are missing out on

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Masternaut solution helps BJB Lift Trucks drive a 15% saving in fuel costs

BJB Lift Trucks, the intelligent materials handling solutions provider, is using Masternaut’s fleet management solution to monitor the location of its fleet and distribute workloads accordingly, to create a more cost-efficient and productive workforce.

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New tracking option added to Lightfoot fleet fuel saving product

Ashwoods Lightfoot Ltd has launched a new option to its in-cab driver efficiency product, Lightfoot®.

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DCS joins with RacoWireless and CalAmp to provide fleet management development kits

San Diego, California, USA, April 23, 2014 – Partnering with industry leaders, DCS (Direct Communication Solutions), a leader in embedded modules for M2M developers, has developed a comprehensive fleet management and diagnostic monitoring development kit to facilitate creation of innovative M2M solutions.

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