What is congestion charging?

Congestion charging is a system of fees imposed on drivers for entering a designated congested area of a city during peak traffic hours. The goal...

What are Advanced Traffic Management Systems (ATMS)?

Advanced Traffic Management Systems (ATMS) are a set of technologies and techniques that are used to improve the efficiency, safety, and reliability of traffic on...

What is a CAN bus?

A Controller Area Network (CAN bus) is a type of network used in vehicles and other industrial systems to allow different devices to communicate with...

Norway Vehicle Electrification Study Video

This video provides a brief introduction to PTOLEMUS Consulting Group’s Norway Vehicle Electrification Study. To learn more about the study or download the free abstract...

LinkedIn Channel

Below is featured all of our LinkedIn posts in one convenient place. See the range of content we post on a regular basis, updated in...

What are low emission zones?

Low emission zones (LEZs) are areas in cities or towns where stricter emissions standards are in place for vehicles. The goal of LEZs is to...

What is TBYB insurance?

TBYB insurance, or Try Before You Buy insurance, is a relatively new model for advertising and distributing insurance. It involves applicants signing-up for a trial...

What is GNSS?

Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) are satellite-based systems that provide precise positioning and timing information to users on Earth. These systems use signals from satellites...

What is RUC?

RUC (Road usage charging) is a system that charges individuals for their use of roads. This type of system is becoming increasingly popular as a...

What is ITS?

What is ITS? ITS, Intelligent Transport Systems, is a broad term encompassing technologies developed to manage vehicles transportation within public areas. It is a matter...

What is a black box?

A black box is a fixed electronic device mounted inside a vehicle. It is used to capture data using a cellular service for communication.Black boxes...

What is CASCO (Casualty and Collision; equivalent to comprehensive insurance)?

Casualty and Collision (CASCO) insurance is a type of insurance cover whereby the insurance company compensates damages incurred to the policyholder’s vehicle in case of...

What is micromobility?

The term micromobility (or micro-mobility) typically refers to small, lightweight vehicles driven directly by users, often in an urban environment. These vehicles typically operate at...

Vehicle Data Market News

The PTOLEMUS research team is tracking important developments around the vehicle data market on a monthly basis. Take a look here to see some of...

What is Road User charging?

Simply put, Road User Charging (RUC) is a charge or fee issued to drivers for the use of a defined area of road. Essentially, RUC...

What are the six levels of vehicle automation?

Vehicle automation, or autonomous vehicles, is a topic that continues to gain traction in the general conversation. While this may sound like a futuristic idea,...

What is an OBU (on-board unit)?

To answer, what is an OBU in the simplest terms, an OBU is a device in a vehicle used to transmit and collect data for...

Commercial fleet telematics glossary

Below we have compiled a list of acronyms associated with commercial fleet telematics and their definitions. This commercial fleet telematics glossary is sourced from our...

What is fleet telematics?

Fleet telematics refers to the technology used for fleet management, which combines telecommunication, informatics and global navigation satellite system (GNSS) to share vehicle data with...

Superapp enabler, Splyt, partners with nextbike to provide bikesharing options for its expansive user-base

Splyt, a superapp enabler, has partnered with nextbike, a leading bikesharing provider in Europe. The partnership will provide access to the bikesharing network of nextbike...

Mentions in the press

The PTOLEMUS research team constantly has mentions in the press. To find out our latest mentions in the press, please see below: 13 November 2019...

Electric Vehicles Global News

The PTOLEMUS research team is tracking important developments around electric vehicles on a daily basis. We are also looking at related issues like the decarbonization...

PTOLEMUS press releases

PTOLEMUS is committed to producing high quality content for the connected mobility industry. Find all our press releases on this page: 28 September 2021 Automakers...

Mobility Global News

The PTOLEMUS research team is tracking important developments in Mobility on a monthly basis, take a look to see what the latest news is in...

Usage Based Insurance (UBI) Global News

The PTOLEMUS research team is tracking important usage-based insurance (UBI) developments on a daily basis, take a look to see what the latest news is...

Telematics Global News

The PTOLEMUS research team is tracking important evolutions in global telematics. To see our latest reports in the area of telematics, the Commercial Fleet Telematics...

ADAS and Autonomous Vehicle Global News

The PTOLEMUS research team is tracking important evolutions in global ADAS and autonomous vehicle developments on a daily business. Below, we share some of our...

Electronic Tolling Global News

The PTOLEMUS research team is tracking important developments in the Electronic tolling industry on a daily basis, take a look to see what the latest...

Connected Fleet Services Global News

The PTOLEMUS research team are tracking important evolutions in connected fleet services, telematics, fuel card services, etc. on a daily business. Below, we share some...