Tagged Vehicle Tracking

Do You Know Where Your Cars Are?

Operators discuss how they've configured their GPS tracking systems and honed their processes to mitigate rental car misuse while better managing fleet.

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Glenn Udall Joins IoTDrive Automotive to Launch Fleet Strategy

Glenn Udall, former senior director of fleet procurement and services for Hertz, has joined IoTDrive Automotive (IoTDA) to help with its fleet marketing strategy for its “We Find Keys & Cars” technology. IoTDA’s technology delivers asset location and tracking data for the fleet and logistics markets.

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Guidepoint Systems Offers Vehicle Monitor Platform

Guidepoint Systems, a developer of GPS-based vehicle tracking and safety solutions, has announced a new platform designed to help dealerships and rental companies monitor the location and condition of loaner vehicles.

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Thrifty Car Rental South Africa Installs Vehicle Tracking on Fleet

Novatel Wireless will supply its MT 2500 tracking device for Thrifty Car Rental vehicles in South Africa to capture driver behavior and protect against theft or loss.

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Singapore Car Rental Operator Uses GPS to Find Missing Vehicle

The company was advised by police to get a lawyer after a customer who had rented the vehicle denied claims of selling the vehicle illegally.

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GPS Helps to Catch Two Shoplifters in Rental Vehicle

The two men were found with the hood of the car open in an attempt to figure out why the vehicle had shut down.

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Avis UK Deploys Mobile Workforce Management Solution

Magenta Technology is a provider of real-time software scheduling solutions and has rolled out its dispatch and tracking system for drivers on delivery and collection assignments across Avis UK operations.

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Supreme Court Says Police Must Have Warrant to Plant GPS Devices

The Supreme Court’s ruling could impact a case in Ohio involving a rental car, in which the judge said the defendant had no reasonable expectation of privacy because the GPS device planted by police was on a rented vehicle.

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