Fleet News

Trafficmaster for Germany

TRAFFICMASTER is to export its information system to Germany heralding the start of a pan-European system which could be operating within 18 months. The Milton Keynes-based company has signed a 12-year agreement with Mannesmann Autocom to introduce its information on to the German autobahn network.

It will be installed and operated by a joint venture company formed between Mannesman Autocom and T-Mobil GmbH, a subsidiary of Deutsche Telecom. Under the terms of the agreement Trafficmaster will receive a fee for the licence, in addition to a one off site licence fee for each site installed on the network.

By mid-1998 8,000 kilometres of the autobahn will be covered and a local broadcaster transmitter network will be installed across the autobahn system by March 1 next year to enable Trafficmaster's integrated voice information system Oracle to operate throughout both the UK and Germany.

Leave a comment for your chance to win £20 of John Lewis vouchers.

Every issue of Fleet News the editor picks his favourite comment from the past two weeks – get involved for your chance to appear in print and win!

Login to comment

Comments

No comments have been made yet.

Compare costs of your company cars

Looking to acquire new vehicles? Check how much they'll cost to run with our Car Running Cost calculator.

What is your BIK car tax liability?

The Fleet News car tax calculator lets you work out tax costs for both employer and employee