LeasePlan has partnered up with TomTom Telematics for fleet management Software as a Service (Saas) products.
Under the deal, LeasePlan customers have gained access to TomTom’s products for cloud-based fleet management, like Webfleet.
On the corporate side, LeasePlan has been provided with the TomTom Telematics service platform, to manage fleet maintenance, contracts and emissions.
Tex Gunning, chief executive officer at LeasePlan, said: “With our ‘Digital Power of One LeasePlan’ strategy, we will use the latest technologies to bring our company into the digital world and make LeasePlan’s aspiration of ‘Any car, Anytime, Anywhere’ a reality.
“I’m therefore delighted to announce LeasePlan’s partnership with TomTom Telematics, which is a great proof point of our digital approach. From now on, we will be able to provide our customers with real-time data on key fleet management metrics such as vehicle maintenance requirements and carbon dioxide emissions. For us, this is the future of mobility.”
Thomas Schmidt, managing director TomTom Telematics, said: “The agreement with LeasePlan shows how we are focused on widening our portfolio of business customers. Giving a leasing company access to the power of the TomTom Telematics Service Platform on an international scale provides further evidence of our connected-car strategy for the future.
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“Vehicles will increasingly be connected to back-end services in the future, allowing us to create all kinds of new services for large fleet service providers, such as vehicle maintenance and maintenance alerts for leasing companies.”
TomTom Telematics is a business unit of TomTom dedicated to fleet management products.