Michelin has officially launched the Michelin Connected Fleet brand in North America, bringing an all-new portfolio of fleet-management solutions to the commercial trucking industry that combines connected-vehicle technology with performance analysis and services. Michelin Connected Fleet, powered by NexTraq LLC, offers solutions for truck management, trailer management, ELDs and driver safety, plus smart report services to turn data into tactical insights, the company notes.
Michelin entered the North American fleet management market with the acquisition of Atlanta-based fleet management company NexTraq in 2017. With its presence in Europe and Latin America, Michelin Connected Fleet benefits from a global perspective on fleets’ needs for reducing costs, improving productivity, ensuring driver safety, and managing more sustainable fleets. Globally, Michelin Connected Fleet receives and processes data from over 600,000 connected vehicles for their 70,000 customers spanning 48 countries, as stated in the press release.