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What is Connected Vehicles Technology?

What is Connected Vehicles Technology?

Great question!

 

Connected Vehicles is a Fleet optimization and Telematics technology that delivers results. Telematics simply is a combination of two words – Telecommunications and Informatics. Vehicles telematics technology sends, receives and stores information for vehicles via telecom devices. In simple terms, vehicle telematics integrates Global Positioning System (GPS) with computers and mobile devices.

 

Connected Vehicles solutions are able to locate and track the movement of multiple vehicles within a fleet. The technology also tracks and reports driver behaviour, vehicle performance, engine data and fault codes, etc. of each vehicle. All via a single web-based portal.

 

You can track when a vehicle starts and shuts down, when it leaves your yard, whether it is idling or speeding. You can see trends and compare different vehicles, drivers, routes within your fleet. You get all this information and more in real-time so you can better manage your fleet and increase your uptime.

 

We turn data into useful and actionable information – You can compare the activity of one group to another, identify trends, benchmark and trend fleet performance, safety and productivity. You can easily compare MPG of vehicles in one area vs the other to see how driving behavior is impacted by weather, or in urban centers vs less congested roads, etc. to better plan commuting or route time. Check out our FAQ’s.

Designed For All Fleets

Manage Your Entire Fleet From Anywhere. Connected Vehicles solution is a suite of web-based fleet management software that provide all your vehicle and driver information in one place. Make quicker, better-informed decisions for your business. In the office or the road.

 

  • Improve your fleet performance and business productivity
  • Lower your operating costs
  • Automate your back-office to save costs
  • Be compliant with FMCSA – Electronic Driver Logs, IFTA and DVIR reporting
  • Better manage and coach your drivers to further reduce vehicle wear and tear costs
  • Improve fuel-efficiency with route optimization
  • Keep your customer informed about the status of their cargo
  • Increase fleet, cargo and driver safety
  • Set rules and then manage by exception – track late arrivals, long lunches, unauthorized vehicle usage, etc.
  • Manage your fleet from wherever you are
  • Benefit from a scalable technology that grows with you
  • Prioritize repair and maintenance tasks

What Are Some Other Benefits Of The Connected Vehicles Technology?

Vehicles equipped with Connected vehicles technology are safer too. Today, many more people survive crashes, thanks to developments like airbags, anti-lock brakes, and other technology. But, what if we could avoid or prevent crashes from happening in the first place?

 

You get advanced insight into your drivers’ on-road activities with Connected Vehicles technology – track speeding, seatbelt usage, braking habits, degree of corner turn, acceleration, and after-hours vehicle usage. Further enhance these reports by adding fleet safety rules such as reversing when leaving, speeding over the limit, driving aggressively and many more. You can then use these insights to coach and prevent high risk behaviours. 

 

The result is a safer and more productive fleet – reduced risk of personal injury and vehicle damage, while your company maintains it’s business reputation. In case an accident does happen, Connected Vehicles accident recreation technology provides insight into the last 30 seconds before the accident occurred. If your vehicle has been hit while parked, we can help you prove no-fault to your insurance provider. Just another way we help our clients.

Connected Vehicles Technology

Information When You Need It. At Your Fingertips.

Mechanical Information You Need
A telematics solution that is mobile ready allows for up-to-date information on the state of your fleet at any time. Businesses can be notified instantly when there is an issue with any of their vehicles and can take quick, decisive action to keep their fleet running optimally. Fault-code and engine performance reporting from Connected Vehicles keeps you in the know.

 

Reduce Paperwork
Hours of Service (HOS) regulations require drivers to write down when they started driving, how long they were driving for, along with numerous other details. Mobile apps from Connected Vehicles take out the paperwork for these types of the tasks and help drive out the administrative costs from your business.

 

Mobile devices are a great investment because the cost of mobile devices has been decreasing steadily while their computing power has been increasing. Connected vehicles mobile technology helps you to make informed, smart decisions about your fleet instantaneously, from any device, anywhere.