Daimler has become the first car manufacturer to sign up to Wejo’s new product, Neutral Server Plus, which gives third parties access to connected vehicle data.
The ADLV (Association for Driving Licence Verification & Vehicles) has broadened its remit to include driver insurance, training accreditation and more.
Cyber security agency Vehicle Data Clear says fleets should start treating cars like phones by removing personal data at the end of contract.
By Martin Evans, managing director, Jaama
New data protection rules are driving interest in fleet management software, with employers keen to use it to promote compliance, reports FleetCheck,
BVRLA has published the latest Fleet Technology Report, providing new insight into the status of the connected vehicle market and the impact it is having on the vehicle rental and leasing industry.
Masternaut has launched a new strategy to focus on software rather than hardware, as the fleet industry becomes increasingly data focused.
Jaama has called GDPR, which comes into effect on May 25, “the most important change in data privacy regulations in 20 years”.
By Rupert Pontin director of valuations at Cazana.com
Key issues confronting the fleet industry include, the continuing ‘demonisation’ of diesel and the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation.
BCA has appointed digital marketing specialist Dene Jones as chief marketing and data officer. He will commence his new role in February 2018.
Fleet managers have been warned to be wary of signing up to long-term telematics contracts that require the technology to be plugged into a vehicle's onboard diagnostic-II port.
Who owns the data and how can it be kept secure are two important questions facing fleet. The race for control of information is rapidly gaining momentum
Satnav address records and Bluetooth phone information stored on used cars and vans are set to create a headache for remarketing companies.
A survey by Teletrac Navman has revealed that just 8% of fleet businesses in the UK are currently applying big data analytics to help deliver their business operations.
Fleet decision-makers have been urged to book their places for the forthcoming ICFM Masterclass focusing on ‘big data’.
Managing director Ashley Sowerby says businesses need to consider when managing their fleet information is whether their software system is adequately secure.
More clarity needed if fleets are not to lose out on the “many potential gains” in efficiency, safety and environmental impact, says FleetCheck.
Fleet managers and leasing companies have sent a clear message to car manufacturers: we expect to get free access to connected car data.
Businesses could face the threat of class action lawsuits if they fail to comply with the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
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