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Keeping Vehicles Connected After Verizon's 3G Shutdown

Commercial fleet managers are facing an end-of-year deadline to switch out their Verizon 3G hardware, as the carrier has announced plans to shut down its legacy cellular networks. Verizon Connect fleet customers have been given an extension.

Omnitracs Offers Two Connected Gateway Devices

Onmitracs has introduced two new and updated LTE or Wi-Fi gateway devices at its annual users conference in Dallas that are designed to help commercial drivers with additional duties such as customer service and order reconciliation, according to the telematics provider.

Wheels, Inc. to Offer Connected Toyota Data

Wheels, Inc. is integrating technology from Toyota's vehicle data communication module into its fleet management online user portals to enable its customer companies to unlock a range of information from their Toyota vehicles.

Mercedes-Benz Prices Telematics Offering for 2019 Sprinter

Mercedes-Benz will offer three Mercedes Pro telematics bundles to 2019 Sprinter buyers, including a package for fleet management companies seeking to integrate the data with their existing fleet management software platforms for clients.

Ford Establishes Fleet Vehicle Data Unit

Ford Motor Co. has established a connected-vehicle business unit to serve secure data about commercial and police fleet vehicles as part of its cloud-based mobility initiative.

Obstacles to Overcome Prior to a Volume Rollout of Autonomous Vehicles

I believe volume penetration of fleets by autonomous vehicles will take much longer to occur than what is predicted in today’s optimistic forecasts. Conceptually, autonomous vehicles are technologically feasible, but, as they say, the devil is in the details. One thing is certain, as we trail blaze new ground, so too will we trail blaze new problems.