Otonomo Technologies, Ltd, the leading vehicle data platform provider, today announced the signature of an agreement with Mercedes-Benz Connectivity Services, a subsidiary of Mercedes-Benz AG. Otonomo will make available fleet data across 25 countries throughout Europe to fleet management companies and operators, such as delivery companies, service providers, car rental companies and others, so that they can gain instant access to connected vehicle data and improve their productivity and reduce expenses.
Powering Fleet Optimization with High Quality, Rich Data Marked by its High Frequency, and Low Latency
Otonomo Vehicle Data Platform cleanses, harmonizes, and secures vehicle data and makes it readily accessible through Otonomo’s straightforward API and user-friendly platform.
Mercedes-Benz passenger cars and light commercial vehicles employ multiple vehicular sensors, processors, and high-speed data communication frameworks to deliver comprehensive vehicle data. The dozens of vehicle attributes provided include, but are not limited to position data, maintenance data, vehicle status, warnings, ignition state, fuel level, tires, door and window status, and electric and hybrid parameters. Thereby, data protection is always given the highest priority between Mercedes-Benz Connectivity Services GmbH and Otonomo by the implementation of certain mechanisms and processes to protect the customer’s privacy.
“We are proud to be collaborating with Mercedes-Benz Connectivity Services.”, said Ben Volkow, CEO and Founder, Otonomo, “We look forward to fleets across Europe utilizing vehicle data from Otonomo to drive in reduced IT complexity, safer driving, smarter routing and fuel savings for fleets across Europe.”
Taking fleet performance to the next level
Fleets can utilize the Otonomo vehicle data to perform the following:
- Track the location of fleet vehicles in real time to optimize routes and save fuel expenses
- Maintain automated logbooks to provide effortless reporting and ensure compliance
- Monitor vehicle health in real time to prevent vehicle breakdown
- Keep track of vehicle health to increase safety
- Trace excessive vehicle idling to cut fuel and maintenance costs
- Optimize service times and enabling predictive maintenance
- Calculate optimal defleeting
- Fuelling and charging management to reduce costs and fight fraud and theft
- EV route planning to reduce range anxiety
- Monitor vehicle usage to detect theft or unauthorized vehicle use
- And much more
Otonomo fuels a data ecosystem of OEMs, fleets and more than 100 service providers. Our platform securely ingests more than 4 billion data points per day from over 40 million global connected vehicles, then reshapes and enriches it, to accelerate time to market for new services that improve the in-and-around the car experience. Privacy by design and neutrality are at the core of our platform, which enables GDPR, CCPA, and other privacy-regulation-compliant solutions using both personal and aggregate data. Use cases include emergency services, mapping, traffic management, EV management, subscription-based services, parking, predictive maintenance, insurance, media, in-vehicle services, and dozens of smart city solutions. Otonomo has an R&D center in Israel, and a presence in the United States, Europe, and Japan.
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About Mercedes-Benz Connectivity Services
As a multi-brand connectivity and data service provider, Mercedes-Benz Connectivity Services GmbH drives digitalisation in the automotive industry while providing innovative data-based product solutions. Commercial customers can purchase vehicle-specific and vehicle-related services and data to optimise their fleets or to design new products and business models. Car and Van fleet operators are just as much a part of the customers as their service providers, car rental companies, leasing companies and insurance companies, as well as neutral servers, app and software developers. Mercedes-Benz Connectivity Services GmbH is part of Mercedes-Benz AG group.