Geotab Announces GO7: New Commercial Telematics Solution with Expandable and Future-Proof Plug and Play Features

GO7 Provides Access to Rich Vehicle Datasets through a Simple, Affordable Plug-and-Play OBD-II, J1939 Device

TORONTO–Geotab, an industry-leading telematics engineering company, today announced availability of its all-new GO7 telematics device designed for fleet management applications to detect all of the vehicle data communications from the engine, drivetrain, instrument cluster and other relevant subsystems. The Geotab GO7 is the newest device in Geotab’s line of award-winning telematics solutions and has added a number of new features such as programmable CANBUS, OBD, J1939 connection pins, enhanced auto-protocol detection and higher sensitivity accelerometer — making the solution future-proof and cost effective for any fleet to install and maintain.

“Our goal is to provide the most advanced and efficient telematics solution in the industry”

The GO7 is an innovative plug-and-play device with internal antennas – eliminating installation and out-of service vehicle time — significantly lowering installation costs and immediately improving fleets’ productivity. Combined with Geotab’s fleet management software, MyGeotab, the GO7 is the world’s most sophisticated telematics solution.

Jim Labudde, Fleet supervisor, Entergy commented that, “We’ve installed Geotab’s newest GO device within our fleet and we’re excited to see the new features. The GO7 device is fast and easy to install and is providing us with a cost-effective solution while enhancing our fleet’s productivity and safety.”

The latest edition of Geotab’s GO devices caters to more than one vehicle protocol at a time, allowing the device to collect data simultaneously for all possible datasets, such as RPM, VIN, fuel level, seat belt detection and odometer. The secondary protocol support also provides more insightful and detailed engine data for a variety of vehicles, including Ford, GM, Chrysler, Volvo and Mazda. The technology is entirely scalable, from light duty, medium duty, to heavy commercial trucks, in addition to supporting all major vehicle manufacturers globally.

“Our goal is to provide the most advanced and efficient telematics solution in the industry,” said Neil Cawse, CEO, Geotab. “Together with our MyGeotab software, the all-new GO7 device allows us to provide our customers with the most sophisticated end-to-end fleet management solution on an industry leading platform – providing great productivity enhancements, safety features and cost-savings to our fleet customers.”

Top Features of the GO7 include:

● Easy plug-and-play installation

● External device expandability via IOX™ Technology

● Intelligent in-vehicle driver coaching

● Small form factor device

● Breakthrough accident detection and notification

● Accurate engine diagnostics, DTC, and proprietary engine data

● Real-time vehicle data

● Fast GPS acquisition time using Almanac OTA support

● Built-in auto-calibrating accelerometer

The GO7 device is commercially available immediately through an Authorized Geotab Reseller. For more information, please visit www.geotab.com.

About Geotab

Geotab is a leading global provider of premium quality, end-to-end telematics technology. Geotab’s intuitive, full-featured solutions help businesses of all sizes better manage their drivers and vehicles by extracting accurate and actionable intelligence from real-time and historical trips data. Fortune 500 companies, including 40% of the top ten fleets and 18% of the top 100 fleets in North America, rely on Geotab’s solutions to improve productivity, optimize fleets through the reduction of fuel consumption, enhance driver safety, and achieve stronger compliance to regulatory changes. The company’s products are represented and sold worldwide through its Authorized Reseller network. To learn more, please visit http://www.geotab.com/.