Germany is making huge strides when it comes to integrating renewable energy with mobility infrastructure.
Chris Ballinger, former finance chief at Toyota’s innovation hub, launched a non-profit that aims to turn cars into rolling wallets able to autonomously make and receive payments in a virtual currency.
Drivers would earn small sums for sharing data on everything from traffic congestion to weather and be debited for infrastructure use and contribution to pollution.
“Everyone is excited by the promise of technology and waiting for the first killer app, for what will be to digital currencies what email is to the internet,” Ballinger says.
Read the article at Bloomberg.
If, like us, you seek to keep up with the latest in mobility management, don’t miss a terrific piece Ridecell: A Key Player in Fleet Mobility Transformation. FMW interviewed Mark Thomas, VP of marketing and strategic alliances at Ridecell, and came away mighty impressed.
Trent Dressen, director of sales at SuperVision, reminds us that negligent hiring, retention and supervision can get a fleet into a whole lot of trouble. In the negligence case they cite in this month’s article, the plaintiff was awarded $1.6 million!
Santa Claus is unquestionably the world’s most popular fleet operator but show me a fleet that’s under this much pressure to deliver – globally! Thanks to Art Liggio and Driving Dynamics for the cutest column of the year!
Our FMW team is taking a vacation during the holidays and will publish our first newsletter of 2020 on January 7th. FMW's website, of course, will be updated daily during our holidays.
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EnVue Telematics has partnered with industrial Internet of Things (IoT) leader Samsara to offer products that increase the efficiency, safety and sustainability of operations that power the nation’s economy.
EnVue will offer Samsara’s industry-leading connected fleet management solutions. This includes fleet management software, AI-powered harsh event detection systems, dashboard cams, asset tracking systems that improve Department of Transportation compliance, and driver mobile apps.
“We are excited to kick start this partnership between Samsara and EnVue Telematics,” said Iain Denham, Senior Director of Global Partner Sales at Samsara.
Read more at EnVue Telematics.
NAFA's CAFM program is recognized as the industry standard
In a year that saw dramatic advancements to its Certified Automotive Fleet Manager (CAFM®) program, including its computer-based testing platform going fully online in October, NAFA Fleet Management Association is proud to recognize its Class Of 2018/2019 CAFM graduates.
CAFM-designation identifies excellence in fleet knowledge. The 2018/2019 class officially closed with the on-site graduation walk at the 2019 Institute & Expo, which took place on April 15-17, in Louisville, Ky.