General Motors working on IoT-based fleet management
The agreement will enable the deployment of fleet management for U.S. businesses
Fleet Complete, a global IoT provider of mission-critical fleet management, asset and mobile workforce solutions, announced an agreement with General Motors accelerate the delivery of IoT-enabled services on OnStar-equipped 15 MY and newer Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac vehicles in the U.S. for small businesses and commercial fleets.
Fleet Complete said that its CONNVEX platform, combined with OnStar connectivity, can help fleets of any size reduce expenses and downtime, improve driver behaviour, and promote operational efficiency.
“Connectivity is the future, and fleets of all sizes are rapidly embracing innovative, data-driven business solutions that can help them improve safety and reduce operating costs,” said Ed Peper, U.S. vice president, General Motors Fleet. “The combination of OnStar connectivity and our built-in 4G LTE Wi-Fi hot spot opens the door for people to put very sophisticated software and analytical tools to work quickly and efficiently.”
“Working with GM Fleet is a major milestone for us as an organization, and we are very excited at the opportunity to jointly serve fleets well into the future,” said Tony Lourakis, CEO of Fleet Complete. “Our collaboration attests to the fact that integrated connected vehicles, especially in business, are becoming the new norm. Our IoT solutions are designed to offer fleets of all sizes and vehicle types the advantage of big data analytics.
Fleet Complete in Canada, the U.S., Mexico, Australia, the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxemburg, Austria, Germany, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Norway, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. The company currently has key distribution partnerships with AT&T in the U.S., TELUS in Canada, Telstra in Australia, and Deutsche Telekom (T-Mobile) in multiple European countries.
Last week, Deutsche Telekom announced a partnership with Fleet Complete to expand its presence in the fleet management space in the German market. Through this partnership. Deutsche Telekom will provide a complete portfolio of telematics solutions with cloud connectivity to manage vehicles, mobile assets and in-field workers in one integrated platform.
Through the implementation of Fleet Complete’s portfolio of solutions, the German telco said it will be able to deliver high-speed mobile connectivity to an integrated end-to-end IoT solutions platform. It will cover fleets of all sizes, in any industry, and with any vehicle type, helping small-to-medium and large businesses improve operational efficiencies, increase safety, reduce total cost of ownership, the company said.