More drivers than ever before are aware of connected vehicle innovations, and are conscious of these innovations when purchasing vehicles. The industry is growing by leaps and bounds. Bloomberg recently reported that “Internet-connected cars and other everyday products have become the fastest-growing part of the U.S. wireless industry.” As the popularity of connected cars continues to grow,

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NEW ORLEANS, LA, January 26, 2017 — CalAmp (NASDAQ:CAMP), a pure-play pioneer in the connected vehicle and broader Industrial Internet of Things marketplace, today announced nationwide availability of its powerful connected car applications, LotSmart™ by LoJack and SureDrive™ by LoJack, to provide long-term value for automotive dealerships and consumers. With this enterprise-grade connected vehicle technology,

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      SOURCE: KRQE News 13 ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – For the last three years Albuquerque police have been using a tool to help them quickly find stolen vehicles and yesterday it even helped crack a possible kidnapping case. It’s no secret New Mexico has a big problem with thieves stealing cars. The last few

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New methods of car theft no longer a mystery

  • January 4, 2017
  • Scott at LoJack

The methods of car theft have long remained the same throughout the years. The public has often been warned that vehicles left running to warm up in the winter are easy targets for theft, as are cars parked away from street lights. But as technology changes, thieves are now moving past crimes of convenience and

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The connected car market is developing at a rapid pace, and for automotive dealerships, this presents a tremendous opportunity for growth. At the center of this emerging industry is telematics, a topic which we have discussed on this blog in the past. According to Dev Bhatia, Senior Director of Product at CalAmp/LoJack, who recently wrote an article in Dealer

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If you’ve never heard of the term “telematics,” you’re not alone. Until recently, telematics was a technology used primarily by commercial businesses for tracking and managing fleets. Now, however, we’re seeing telematics emerge as a more mainstream consumer product. Telematics refers to any device which merges telecommunications and informatics, and enables wireless data communication. The

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Many people still perceive auto theft as mostly a crime of opportunity. Teens out late at night stealing cars to go joyriding. A thief jumping into a vehicle running unattended and driving off. A bump and run carjacking. Those methods are still widespread and require vigilance. But today’s connected vehicle thief is also more methodical and patient than ever

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The “LoDown” on Car Theft in Seattle

  • November 29, 2016
  • jaleman

Seattle is known for its trendsetting music scene, great coffee, and its iconic Space Needle. Many of us may not associate Seattle with auto theft. But the facts tell a different story. The greater Seattle area ranked in the top ten for total number of vehicle thefts in the US with over 17,000 stolen vehicles

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