Payment: the new connected fleet service

Payment: the new connected fleet service Fuel cards represent the largest of the 5 sectors assessed in our Connected Fleet Services report with supplier revenues in Europe and North America estimated to grow to $22 billion by 2025. However, it is also the market with the slowest predicted growth, at 2% CAGR, due to fierce […]

My experience of UBI: some insurers are simply missing the point

April 17, 2018 by  
Filed under Blog, Insurance telematics

I have been analysing the UBI market for about 10 years and believed every programme would take the opportunity to connect with their customers and use driver scoring to give feedback, therefore keeping the customer engaged and reducing risk. I started to drive again 2 years ago and decided to take out a UBI policy […]

Will Italy mandate telematics in Insurance?

April 16, 2018 by  
Filed under Blog, Insurance telematics

(Italian version) Since August last year, there is a law in Italy that recommends Telematics for all insurance. (L124/2017 – Market and competition act approved by the parliament on 4 August 2017) The general rules follow the 2012 “Monti Decree”, it includes: A requirement for the vehicle to be physically inspected by the insurer before […]

Assicurazione dei veicoli: l’Italia spinge seriamente sulla telematica?

April 16, 2018 by  
Filed under Blog, Insurance telematics

(english version) Da agosto dello scorso anno, c’è una legge in Italia che raccomanda l’utilizzo della telematica a tutte le compagnie assicurative. (L124/2017- Legge mercato e concorrenza del 4 agosto 2017) Le regole generali, inizialmente introdotte dal  “decreto Monti” già nel 2012, comprendono: Possibilità dell’assicuratore di ispezionare  il veicolo prima della firma del contratto; Possibilità […]

EU’s technology agnostic stance on V2X does not solve all problems

March 13, 2018 by  
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OEMs, telco, technology and infrastructure providers are jostling to define the standard technology to connect the digital vehicles to the infrastructure and each other. The main contenders are G5 (802.11p) a short-range communications standard similar to Wi-Fi, the other is 5G, a longer-range cellular-based connections managed by the telecom industry. With no technology mandate in […]

Leasers join the fray in fleet data analytics

March 13, 2018 by  
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Most connected and unconnected service providers have been slow to branch out of their core, often cost driven, silos, but the pace of change is accelerating. Increased data generation and utilisation will force every fleet service provider to reach out beyond the segments of fleet spend (TCO) currently addressed and into new areas already addressed […]

Has Alexa already won the autonomous car interface battle?

March 13, 2018 by  
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In the race for the ownership of the driver interface, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and MirrorLink all claim to be the ultimate co-pilot for drivers. They are not in-car, embedded operating systems, rather a connectivity solution that casts a familiar interface from a smartphone on the car’s built-in display. CarPlay, for instance, is already available […]

Fleet data aggregators could displace TSPs by providing better insight

The big data phenomenon, beyond the buzzword, is happening. In 2016, it was estimated that 90% of all the world’s data had been generated over the previous 2 years. According to Capterra, by 2020, 1.7 Mb of data will be created every second for every single person on earth! Indeed, big data is becoming ubiquitous […]

Fleet telematics will grow despite shrinking ARPU

The global fleet telematics market will grow from $10 billion to $16 billion in the next 5 years PTOLEMUS’ newly launched Connected Fleet Services study provides an assessment of the 5 key domains influencing the total cost of ownership (TCO). The study includes a forecast of the North American fleet telematics market,  which is already […]

OEM data platform direct access is not scalable

As we assessed the fleet services market globally in preparation for the big launch this week, we looked at how commercial vehicle manufacturers were using their data, partnering and/or providing direct services. In the US, trucks manufacturers are using embedded TSP to give access to diagnostics data, even Volvo and Daimler. In Europe all trucks OEMs […]

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