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The Internet of Things and Autonomous Vehicles Transforming Fleet Management

The Internet of Things and Autonomous Vehicles Transforming Fleet Management


The rumors about how autonomous vehicles are changing driving as we know it today are all over the internet. People are eager to adopt this innovation as soon as it debuts the market. Many companies have already embedded an array of useful features to make driving smooth and comfortable, and 80% of the population worldwide perceives it as a great success in the world of tech.

But, what about the folks who own hundreds and thousands of such autonomous vehicles? How are connected cars useful to them?

As stated by ARI, autonomous technology great for fleet management. The company is looking after 1.4 million connected vehicles operating under 1076 companies across the world. The organization aids its customers to control the entire cars of the company with a single system.

ARI’s innovation has proven that the amalgamation of network connectivity and IoT devices is taking fleet management to the next level. It will be beneficial to both end user and manufacturer.

Under the hood

Fleet management department can enhance their productivity by articulating the data delivered by the modern vehicles. Connected cars can spit out more than 25 gigabytes of data within an hour, which can later be capitalized by the company for other purposes.

According to the managing director of ARI Fleet Europe, Majk Strike, “We help our customers make educated decisions about their fleets by translating data points into actual strategies.” Their officials stated that telematics is a crucial element of more than 100,000 vehicles managed by the company. So, the company has to deal with more than a terabyte of telematics data every month.

ARI’s current technical assets are digital innovative system and in-memory computing platform. When combined, these technologies can drive this insight to the companies call center and data processing unit. More than 400 ASE-certified experts rely on this technology to make critical decisions related to a system upgrade, vehicle maintenance, client safety, and warranty protection.

Behind the wheel

But the main advantage of implementing this technology is that customers can understand what’s going on behind the wheel.

With the use of connected vehicles, ARI can easily monitor driver’s safety and behavior. Besides that, drivers can access real-time information which can improve their performance and cut costs from every corner. For instance, drivers can combine GPS with local gas prices and select the best cost-effective fuel provider. It might be a lesser important topic of concern, but what if you can share the information with 3000 drivers, imagine the bucket of bucks you’ll be saving.