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Vauxhall and Masternaut to offer pre-installed telematics in vans

Vauxhall and Masternaut have announced a partnership to provide fleet telematics services to commercial vans.

Businesses can purchase Vauxhall vans with Masternaut’s telematics devices pre-installed, eliminating deployment time, hassle, and cost. These vehicles are then managed via Masternaut Connect, which helps customers realise substantial gains in safety, savings, service excellence, and sustainability.

This offer will be available in the UK, France, Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg.

Masternaut CEO Dhruv Parekh, said: “The telematics industry has witnessed impressive growth in recent years, but many companies still want easier installation. Despite its proven benefits, telematics is still only installed in a tenth of European commercial vehicles. We are proud to partner exclusively with Opel and Vauxhall to bring Masternaut’s leading technology to market in a simple and efficient way.”

Steffen Raschig, director for commercial vehicles at Opel & Vauxhall, said, “We were already interested in working with Masternaut, as they are one of the largest telematics providers globally. We decided to build a deeper partnership as we learned more about Masternaut’s patented hardware. The device provides read-only access to all vehicle data, providing our customers much richer insights than other telematics devices offer. We were also impressed with Masternaut’s new enterprise-grade Connect platform, which is intuitive and easy-to-use.”

With Masternaut Connect, customers have real-time visibility into vehicle locations and journeys, and they also receive smart reports on driver behaviour, timesheets, vehicle utilisation, and routes. Customers can add an in-cab driving coach that provides immediate feedback and has been shown to reduce speeding by up to 70%.



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