SAN DIEGO – November 3, 2010 – Networkfleet, a leader in wireless fleet management, announced today that it will provide complimentary emergency roadside assistance with the purchase of the 4200 GPS fleet tracking system. Previously provided only with the Networkfleet 3500 diagnostic monitoring system, roadside assistance is now standard on all Networkfleet products at no extra cost. Roadside assistance includes stolen vehicle tracking and recovery, towing, locksmith service, battery boost, fuel delivery, and other critical roadside services and is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
The Networkfleet 4200 combines reliable GPS location tracking with an easy-to-use, intuitive online fleet management system. The rugged, automotive-grade device has a simple, one-plug installation and is backed by Networkfleet’s full service and support. In addition to roadside assistance, the 4200 includes a standard three year warranty and is available with a bundled-pricing option that requires no upfront costs.
Networkfleet is the only GPS fleet management system provider that offers emergency roadside assistance to all vehicle classes, including light, medium and heavy duty vehicles, at no additional cost. With Networkfleet’s complimentary roadside assistance program, fleet drivers can get help quickly in case of a vehicle breakdown. The roadside assistance program provides the following services for each vehicle in the fleet:
- · Towing: Up to 25 miles of towing for any size vehicle from the point of breakdown to the nearest service provider or other specified location.
- · Locksmith Service: Locksmith services are provided at an easily accessible location.
- · Battery Boost: Vehicle jump-start and/or performance of minor mechanical adjustments to start the car.
- · Tire Change: Flat tire replacement with the vehicle’s available spare tire.
- · Fuel Delivery: Delivery of an emergency supply of fuel to the site. If necessary, the vehicle will be towed to the nearest gas station.
- · Winch: Extraction of the vehicle when it is stuck on ice, in mud, or snow on a normally traveled roadway.
“At Networkfleet, we strive to go beyond customer expectations and deliver unparalleled services to our fleet customers,” said Keith Schneider, president and CEO of Networkfleet. ”Reliable location tracking together with roadside assistance and stolen vehicle recovery add more layers of protection for drivers and their vehicles.”
About Networkfleet, Inc.
Networkfleet, Inc. is a leading provider of wireless fleet management services that improve fleet efficiency by reducing fuel use, emissions and maintenance expenses. The company’s technology combines vehicle diagnostic monitoring with an online GPS fleet tracking system. Networkfleet has more than 50 patents issued or pending surrounding remote diagnostics and has received numerous awards for its technology. Founded in 1999, Networkfleet is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hughes Telematics, Inc. and is headquartered in San Diego, CA. For more information, please visit www.networkfleet.com.
About Hughes Telematics, Inc.
Hughes Telematics, Inc. (“HTI”) (OTCBB: HUTC and HUTCW) is a leader in implementing the next generation of connected services. Centered on a core platform of safety and security, the company offers a portfolio of location-based services for consumers, manufacturers, fleets and dealers through two-way wireless connectivity. In addition to owning Networkfleet, HTI is also the majority owner of Lifecomm, located in Atlanta, Ga., which plans to offer mobile personal emergency response services through a wearable lightweight device with one-touch access to emergency assistance. Additional information about HTI can be found at http://www.hughestelematics.com/.