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Video Dash Cam Leader Lytx Acquired for $500M

February 18, 2016 by Dave Nesseth

SAN DIEGO, CA – Just days after reporting a record sales year, video dash cam and telematics leader Lytx has been acquired by Chicago-based private equity firm GTCR for more than $500 million.

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TerraPro Gets Telematics

February 3, 2016 by Rolf Lockwood

Mack now offers GuardDog Connect telematics as standard equipment on TerraPro models with the MP engine

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Teletrac, MeLeod Software Extend Partnership

December 17, 2015 by sehui

GARDEN GROVE, CA – A telematics provider and a trucking software company have extended their partnership into a new realm. By connecting the Teletrac Fleet Director Hours of Service (HOS) platform with McLeod Software’s LoadMaster, which manages transportation dispatching and accounting, fleet managers can quickly review drivers’ HOS statuses and create U.S.-compliant loads assignments, according to an announcement.

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Thermo King Purchases Telematics Provider

October 9, 2015 by sehui

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – A manufacturer of transport temperature control systems for trucking and a variety of other applications has purchased a developer of customized and integrated vehicle tracking and fleet management solutions.

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Using Telematics to Save Fuel

August 27, 2015 by sehui

The immensity of the data available to your drivers and technicians is almost unfathomable. Trucking researcher Yves Provencher, the Director of PIT Innovations, put it this way. “We are getting into a data-driven transportation industry.” Others say the data on your trucks is more valuable than the freight.

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Telematics Providers Merging in $85 Million Deal

August 1, 2015 by sehui

TORONTO and VANCOUVER – Two Canadian based telematics providers have reached an agreement to merge, creating a company with more than 150,000 subscribers across Canada and the U.S. BSM Technologies Inc. a provider of remote monitoring, fleet management, and fleet diagnostics systems; and Webtech Wireless Inc., which provides GPS fleet management systems, said on Thursday they have entered into a definitive agreement creating a company worth $85 million. The deal, which has been approved by both company’s board of directors, calls for BSM to acquire all of the outstanding Webtech common shares.

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International Launches Telematics Credit

July 8, 2015 by Rolf Lockwood

Remote diagnostics are now available to everyone in a technology bundle that includes OnCommand Connection, telematics hardware, and two years of data service

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Ontario insurance brokers launch new telematics program

January 21, 2015 by Allan Janssen

TORONTO, ON – fleetadvisor enabling fleet managers to better manage business risks

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Ontario insurance brokers launch new telematics program

January 21, 2015 by Allan Janssen

TORONTO, ON – fleetadvisor enabling fleet managers to better manage business risks

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Mack, Volvo to Synch Up Repair Process

December 9, 2014 by TEONA Baetu

GREENSBORO, NC- Imagine you have a broken engine sensor and as you roll into a dealer facility to get it fixed, the technician already knows about it and has pre-ordered, maybe even already received the new part to fix your truck.

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Mack Adds Telematics

October 30, 2014 by Martin Smith

Mack Trucks has extended its Mack GuardDog Connect telematics solution platform and launched Fleet Management Services with Telogis

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PACLEASE TELEMATICS

October 29, 2014 by Martin Smith

From Paccar Leasing comes the new PacTrac solution specifically for private fleets.

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PACCAR TELEMATICS

October 29, 2014 by Martin Smith

An aftermarket fleet-management service using proprietary cellular technology

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CLOUD-BASED MANAGEMENT

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Descartes unveils new cloud-based version of its management suite

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Dreamers vs. Doers

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

How much more effective could you be with a high-tech cab?