Volvo Trucks Launches Omnitracs for Volvo Trucks, Bringing Productivity and Safety Benefits to Customers

Volvo Trucks North America today launched Omnitracs for Volvo Trucks, a new option for fleet management built on Volvo’s fully integrated Remote Diagnostics hardware. Omnitracs for Volvo Trucks meets the needs of customers seeking better data capture and analytics to drive increased productivity and safety through improvements in driver performance and behaviors.

“Omnitracs for Volvo Trucks combines the vast fleet management knowledge of Omnitracs, LLC with Volvo Remote Diagnostics hardware to unlock productivity and visibility advantages gained from data analytics,” said Conal Deedy, director of connected vehicle services at Volvo Trucks. “It also enables customers to focus on improving road safety by monitoring driver behavior and performance.”

Omnitracs for Volvo Trucks captures critical information such as GPS location, road speed and idle duration and cost. The system can also provide an in-depth analysis of driver performance based on historical and current data and location. In addition, customers can configure real-time text message or email-based alerts for a detailed summary and exception reporting.

“Unlike alternative offers, Omnitracs for Volvo Trucks is fully integrated with Volvo’s hardware and requires no additional equipment,” said Rich Glasmann, vice president of OEM strategy, sales and marketing at Omnitracs. “This gives fleets direct insight into their operations, allowing them to more efficiently monitor trucks and promote safe driving behaviors among drivers.”

Omnitracs for Volvo Trucks is now available as a subscription option on every new Volvo truck and can also be retrofitted on older trucks equipped with telematics hardware. For more information, please visit a Volvo Trucks dealer or www.omnitracs.com/volvo.

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Volvo Trucks today launched Omnitracs for Volvo Trucks, a new option for fleet management built on Volvo’s fully integrated Remote Diagnostics hardware. Omnitracs for Volvo Trucks improves data capture and analytics to help drive increased productivity and driver performance and safety.

Volvo Trucks provides complete transport solutions for professional and demanding customers, offering a full range of medium to heavy duty trucks. Customer support is secured via a global network of 2,200 dealers and workshops in more than 125 countries. Volvo trucks are assembled in 15 countries across the globe. In 2015 more than 113,000 Volvo trucks were delivered worldwide. Volvo Trucks is part of the Volvo Group, one of the world's leading manufacturers of trucks, buses and construction equipment, and drive systems for marine and industrial applications. The Group also provides solutions for financing and service. Volvo's work is based on the core values quality, safety and environmental care.

The Volvo Group, which employs about 100,000 people, has production facilities in 18 countries and sells its products in more than 190 markets. In 2015, the Volvo Group's sales amounted to about $37 billion. The Volvo Group is a publicly-held company headquartered in Gothenburg, Sweden. Volvo shares are listed on Nasdaq Stockholm. For more information, please visit www.volvogroup.com or www.volvogroup.mobi if you are using your mobile phone.