Detroit Connect wins Best Telematics Solution

Detroit Connect wins Best Telematics Solution from Telematics Update

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) announced that  Detroit Connect received the Best Telematics Service or Solutions for Commercial Vehicles award from Telematics Update. This award recognizes brands that have developed exceptional telematic solutions for a variety of commercial vehicles. More than 400 nominations were received for the 2014 Telematics Update Awards from around the world, and the winners were selected by an expert panel of judges.

“We are proud that Detroit Connect was recognized as a leading solution by Telematics Update,” said Shawn Meredith, telematics strategy and product manager for Daimler Trucks North America. “The Detroit Connect telematics platform provides information for fleet operations through tools that deliver unsurpassed uptime, fuel efficiency, compliance, and safety. This award is a testament to Daimler Trucks North America’s commitment to provide customer value via our connected vehicles.”

Introduced in 2013, Detroit Connect features Detroit Virtual Technician onboard diagnostic system, Visibility fleet software and the upcoming release of the On-Board Tablet, and is the industry’s first integrated OEM telematics solution for commercial drivers and fleet operators, according to the company. Detroit Connect provides an essential link between driver and operator to improve both individual truck and fleet performance.

Detroit offers a complete line of heavy-duty diesel engines, axles, transmissions and telematics products for the commercial transportation industry in both the on-highway and vocational markets.

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