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What Is Mobility as a Service?

By 2030, less than one-quarter of Americans will own a car. Self-driving cars are rolling out, car sharing is gaining acceptance and people are looking for greener options. What does the future of transportation look like? The answer lies in the concept of Mobility as a Service. What Is Mobility As a Service (MaaS)? Mobility

When Is a GO RUGGED Device Required?

When do you use a Geotab GO fleet tracking device and when a GO RUGGED? The answer is actually pretty simple. If your fleet has heavy equipment, yellow iron, farm machinery, powered trailers and assets, or you are installing telematics devices where they will be exposed to outdoor elements, you need GO RUGGED. If you

Monitoring Road Icing with Hyper-Local Temperature Mapping

Bridges often drop in temperature faster than other roadways, due to their exposed upper and lower surface. The temperature change can potentially lead to dangerous ice formation on the road surface when precipitation is present — surprising drivers and creating the risk of collisions. On days with rapid changes in inclement weather, or days where

Vision Zero: The Road Safety Movement Taking Over the World

One million people die in traffic-related incidents around the world every year. By 2030, that number is expected to rise making road traffic fatalities the fifth leading cause of death worldwide. Vision Zero is an initiative created to prevent collisions and give citizens the right to safe mobility. Now a global movement for safety, Vision

Electric Vehicle Sales in Canada Skyrocket in Second Quarter of 2018

It seems like “Who killed the electric car?” is no longer a relevant question now that global electric vehicle (EV) sales are booming. Bloomberg reports a “surging demand” with a 77% increase in EV sales worldwide over the previous year. A new update by FleetCarma, a clean-tech information and technology company, also a Geotab company,

What Is Smart Mobility?

Smart mobility refers to using modes of transportation alongside or even instead of owning a gas-powered vehicle. This can take on many different forms, including ride-sharing, car-sharing, public transportation, walking, biking, and more. The need for Smart mobility arose out of increasing traffic congestion and its related side effects, including pollution, fatalities, and wasted time.

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