8th January 2019

Tech Companies Partner for Distracted Driving System

Two technology companies have joined forces to launch tech they claim can reduce distractions for fleet vehicle drivers. Motion Intelligence has developed a system that connects VOXX Advanced Solutions’...


20th December 2018

Volkswagen Acquires Volvo’s Telematics Subsidiary

Volkswagen is buying Volvo’s telematics subsidiary, WirelessCar, aiming to expand its push into the connected fleet market. The automaker hopes the deal will conclude within the first half of...


18th December 2018

75,000 More Telematics-Connected Avis Cars Being Deployed

Avis Budget Group is adding another 75,000 vehicles equipped with telematics consoles to its fleet of rental cars. The consoles connect the cars to Avis Budget’s cloud-based connected vehicle...


15th November 2018

Researchers: Telematics Insurance Cuts Young Driver Deaths

A risk management firm claims a 35% reduction in deaths and injuries of 17-to-19-year-old drivers since 2011 is due to telematics insurance. LexisNexis Risk Solutions says it has correlated...


14th November 2018

Connected Cars to Lead IoT Payments Market – Juniper

The IoT payments market is projected to reach $410 billion by 2023, according to new research from Juniper.


2nd November 2018

AT&T & Daimler Partner on Connected Trucks, Fleet Services

AT&T is bringing its Detroit Connect telematics and fleet management platform to Daimler trucks in Europe and Australia.


1st November 2018

Connected Car Tech Offers In-Vehicle Commerce Opportunities

A Juniper report indicates a lucrative market for in-vehicle commerce, but OEMs should engage outside developers to maximize opportunities.


19th October 2018

Drivers Want Ownership Over Data Connected Cars Collect – Survey

In addition to attitudes toward data collection, the ACA survey findings revealed low awareness among US vehicle owners of the data their cars produce, as well as who owns...


13th August 2018

Telematics Highlights UK Match Day Speeding Risk

Young football fans are at most risk of speeding on match days in the UK, latest telematics related research has shown, writes Paul Myles. The study by telematics insurance...


7th August 2018

ERM’s StarLink Tracker Looks to Bolster Telematics With WiFi

StarLink Tracker, which ERM Advanced Telematics developed, can act as a WiFi hotspot for up to eight devices and is pitched at fleet management specialists.


30th July 2018

Connected services for fleets in ‘Auto Pilot’ mode

Susan Kuchinskas looks at opportunities to serve the autonomous fleet of the future. How will fleet telematics services change with autonomy? Some services will obviously disappear: good-bye, driver coaching...


25th July 2018

Next gen telematics hub to improve auto FNOL

A new technology center focused on delivering telematics to boost the first notification of loss (FNOL) process and risk management in auto insurance has been created in the northeast...