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Commercial Vehicle Telematics

Abstract

Description

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Commercial Vehicle Telematics in US$ Million. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2009 through 2017. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. The report profiles 100 companies including many key and niche players such as AirIQ, Inc., Agero Inc., Ctrack, ETAS Group, OnStar Corporation, Trimble Transport & Logistics, QUALCOMM, Inc., OmniTRACS, WebTech Wireless, Inc., and Wireless Matrix Corporation. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based upon search engine sources in the public domain.

Table of Contents

I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

  • Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations
  • Disclaimers
  • Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
    • Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
  • Product Definitions and Scope of Study

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW

  • A Quick Primer
  • Third Generation Telematics Services to Transform Industry's Business Landscape
  • Vehicle Telematics Systems for Emergency Crash Response
  • Commercial Vehicle Telematics is Here to Stay
  • Telematics Main Area of Focus
  • Spiraling Competition in the Trucking Industry Drives Focus On Telematics
  • Market Scenario
    • Growth Takes a Fleeting Dip in the Year 2009
    • Table 1: World Production of Commercial Vehicles by Geographic Region in '000' Units for Years 2006 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Year 2010 Witnesses Green Shoots of Recovery
    • Will Growth in Europe Be Held Hostage by the Debt Crisis?
    • Outlook
    • Government Intervention Bodes Well for the Market
    • Interest from Automakers Promises Opportunities On a Platter

2. TELEMATICS DEFINITION AND SCOPE

  • What is Telematics?
  • A Brief Introduction
  • Demand Analysis - Why Telematics?
  • Safer Transportation Services
    • Safeguarding the Transport of Hazardous Materials
    • Door-to-Door Diligence
    • Pick Up
    • On-Board Computer
    • Delivery
  • Benefits for Long-Haul Transport
    • Automated Vehicle Location and Mapping Technologies
    • What's the Attraction for Automakers?
  • What Else Can Telematics Offer?

3. MARKET TRENDS AND ISSUES

  • Spirited Growth in the Commercial Vehicle Telematics Market
    • Table 2: Worldwide Telematics Market (2010): Market Share Breakdown for TM OEM and TM Retrofit in Cars and Light Trucks
  • Highly Fragmented Marketplace
  • Technology Sophistication and Complexity Become the Norm
  • Basic Market Segmentation: Commercial Vs. Passenger Vehicle Applications
  • Technical and Legislative Drivers
  • Slow Pick Up in Demand Despite the Hype
  • Driver Distraction - Hands on the Wheel, Eyes 'Off' the Road
  • Long Haul Trucking Still Dominates the Sector
  • Remote Diagnostics: The Next Killer Application?
  • Telematics Benefits to Justify Increased Uptake
  • Fleet Operators and Commercial Vehicles: Early Targets for Telematics Technology
  • In-Vehicle Intelligent Transportation Systems - Most Coveted in Mobile Communications
  • Fleet Management and 'Tracking and Tracing' Remain Core Sector Requirements
  • Auto Manufacturers Seek Younger Consumers
  • Development of Scalable Business Models - Crucial Issue Before Market Players
  • Obstacles Related to Telematics Development
  • Other Telematics Trends

4. OPPORTUNITIES IN THE CVT MARKET

  • Scenario in the Commercial Telematics Sector
  • Market Strategies Take Shape
  • Insurance Industry Anticipates Bright Future for Telematics
  • Opportunities from Evolving Markets
  • Taxicabs
  • Mass Transit
  • School Buses

5. CVT - CUSTOMERS FINALLY IN THE DRIVER'S SEAT

  • Road Signs to Success
  • Pitfalls Ahead
  • So Then, Why Telematics?
  • The Changed Image of Telematics
  • Telematics for a Fragmented Automobile Market

6. TELEMATICS STRATEGY ISSUES

  • Issues to Ponder
  • Recurring Revenue Streams
  • Product/Service Differentiation
  • Expanding the Locus of Computing
  • Embedded, Real-Time Control Systems
  • Grid Computing
  • Integration with 802.11a (Wi-Fi) Networks
  • Regional Disparities Impact Strategic Decisions and Content

7. PRODUCT AND SEGMENT OVERVIEW

  • Products and Service Array
  • Satellite Radio
  • Telematics Communications Unit (TCU)
  • Automatic Vehicle Location (AVL)
  • Automatic Vehicle Identification (AVI)
  • Stolen Vehicle Tracking and Shutdown
  • In-cab Computing and Communication Systems
  • Electronic Reporting
  • Driver Performance Monitoring Systems
  • Remote Diagnostics
  • Market Segments
  • CV Telematics Hardware Market
  • CV Telematics Services Market
    • Telematics Service Providers
      • General Motors (OnStar)
      • ATX Technologies
      • RESPONSE Services Center

8. MAJOR PLATFORMS AND TECHNOLOGIES IN VOGUE

  • Road Tested for Most Vehicles
  • Data Tracking
  • Early Detection System
  • Cost-Effective Alternatives
  • Translating Raw Data into Worthwhile Information
  • Telematics Hardware Assembly
  • Hands Free Interfaces and Impact on Telematics
  • Telematics Scope Widens
  • What is Hands Free Interface All About?
  • Future of Hands Free Interfaces

9. TELEMATICS BUSINESS MODEL

  • A Business Model that Actually Works
  • What Makes it Tick - The Modus Operandi
  • Telematics Logistics
  • Bringing Logistics Productivity on Par with Telematics
    • Inventory Carrying Costs
    • Transportation Costs
  • Looking for 'Right' Formula in the TM Value Chain Structure
  • 'Value Web' vis-a-vis Value Chain
  • Seeking Economic Solutions that Work for All
  • Automotive Standards - A Must in the Competitive Scenario
  • Should the Customer Pay for Telematics Control Units and the Infrastructure?

10. STATE OF WORLDWIDE TELEMATICS INDUSTRY

  • Present Scenario
  • Near Future and Beyond
    • Table 3: Worldwide TM-Enabled Automobiles Market (2001, 2002, 2005 & 2007): Percentage Share of All Autos Sold (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Aftermarket Telematics - A Hotbed of Activity
  • Remote Diagnostics - A 'Must Have' in Aftermarket Telematics

11. FUTURE TRENDS AND LOW COST TELEMATICS SOLUTIONS

  • Criteria for Implementing a TM Solution Across an Entire Fleet
  • The OEM Standpoint

12. PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/INTRODUCTIONS

  • VeriLocation Launches FMS Digital Tachograph Interface
  • Airbiquity Launches Connected Services Platform
  • Hughes Telematics and Mercedes-Benz USA Introduce mbrace™

13. PRODUCT LAUNCHES - A HISTORIC PERSPECTIVE BUILDER

  • Cybit Introduces Fleetstar Logistics
  • MiX Telematics Introduces RIBAS Display
  • Ashok Leyland Introduces ALERT
  • Toyota to Debut Car Telematics Service in China
  • GM and OnStar® Develop Life-Saving Technology
  • New Apparatus to Control Noise in Telematics System
  • Novel Method for Telematics System Component Simulation
  • Ashok Leyland to Launch Telematics Commercial Vehicles in China
  • Garmin to Introduce a Range of New Devices
  • BSM Technologies Unveils Sentinel FM1000 New Generation Telematics Hardware
  • NAVIGON Launches NAVIGON 5100 and 7100 Navigation Products
  • Taoglas Introduces Miniature Antenna Systems
  • Trimble Launches Lassen DR+GPS Module
  • Magellan Introduces Voice-Based Portable Vehicle Navigation System
  • Continental to Unveil Latest Driver Assistance Solutions
  • TrafficCast and LandSonar Jointly Launch LPS Plus
  • AeroScout Launches AeroScout T3 Tag
  • Satamatics Launches New "Reefermatics" Service
  • Inilex Introduces New Kepler Security System
  • Karputer Unveils New in-Vehicle User Interface
  • WebTech Launches Industry First Tractors and Multiple Trailers Tracking System
  • WebTech and Iridium Launch Dual-Mode Cellular and Satellite Tracking System
  • WebTech Launches WebTech Quadrant Enterprise Wireless Fleet Management Solution
  • Minorplanet Develops Performance Manager Module for VMIgreenlight™
  • Minorplanet Develops VMI LocationLink
  • AirIQ Launches Field Service Solution for Fleet Management
  • WebTech Launches Three New Product Suites
  • Motorola Unveils M710 iDEN Car Phone
  • HUGHES Telematics Develops Advanced Telematics Solution
  • Center of Excellence for Applied Research & Technology to Introduce CERT Falcon
  • Maptuit Launches Maptuit NaviGo™
  • Trakm8 Attempts Industry Convergence with New Solutions
  • PHH Arval Rolls Out PHH Onboard Fleet Service
  • Tele Atlas Develops Digital Database
  • Sony Ericsson Displays New M2M Solution
  • Zeosoft Develops Initial Rollout Program

14. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY

  • Polaris and Hughes Telematics Merge
  • ST ElCectronics Acquires Majority Stake in Telematics Wireless
  • InfoTrack Solutions Merges with CERT Telematics
  • WebTech to Deliver GPS Devices in Canadian Market
  • Mio Technology Partners with ATX
  • Qualcomm Wins Federal Contract
  • Qualcomm and PEIKER Enter into Module License Agreement
  • Wireless Matrix Wins Contract
  • Hughes Telematics Partners with Mercedes-Benz
  • Imarda Acquires Prolificx
  • Clarion Selects Cross Country Automotive Services
  • Asset Intelligence and The Morey Corporation Ink Agreement
  • Fiat and Microsoft Offers New Generation Blue&Me™ Nav
  • HUGHES Aligns with Chrysler Group to Offer Automotive Telematics Applications
  • Airbiquity Enters into Agreement with BMW
  • TrafficCast International and GeoMicro Enter into Licensing Agreement
  • ADP, Kia Motors, and Roadside Telematics Collaborate to Set Up Database Service
  • Tele Atlas Signs Agreement with BMW
  • Ford Component Teams Up with Garmin
  • GE Equipment Services Acquires Terion
  • Wireless Matrix Partners with Partner Software
  • Wireless Matrix and Trinity Valley Electric Enter into Agreement
  • Wireless Matrix Partners with TouchStar Solutions
  • BSM Technologies Acquires SecTrack
  • Blaupunkt Partners with Kenwood
  • Nissan Speeds Up Intelligent Transport System Testing Program
  • Garmin Selected as Exclusive Supplier of Navigation Devices to Honda Access Europe
  • Schiphol Airport to Deploy ERA Vehicle Tracking System
  • Masternaut and Road Angel Signs Agreement
  • DigiCore Wins Contract from Southern Water
  • Cybit Holdings Acquires Thales Telematics
  • Tata AutoComp Systems Signs Joint Venture with Sasken Communication
  • WebTech Signs Distribution Agreement with PROLOG
  • Yulon Nissan Forms Alliance with Wavecom
  • DaimlerChrysler Commercial Buses North America to Partner with SmarTire Systems
  • AirIQ Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Siemens M2M ONE

15. STRATEGIC CORPORATE DEVELOPMENTS IN RECENT PAST

  • Wireless Matrix Acquires MobileAria
  • Wireless Matrix Corporation Unveils Terrestrial Mobile Base Station 2
  • WebTech Signs Distribution Agreement with Trailcon
  • Masternaut Acquires GE Mobile Solutions
  • GHL Technologies Acquires Emergency Vehicle Installation
  • Motorola Divests Automotive Electronics Business to Continental
  • KORE Wireless Changes Name to KORE Telematics
  • GHL Technologies Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Tagnet International
  • Ryder System Partners with Cingular and Teletrac
  • Control Instruments Acquires Majority Stake in Tripmaster
  • Laird Technologies Acquires RecepTec
  • Continental Automotive System Establishes New Telematics Business Unit
  • WebTech Wireless Completes Expansion
  • Funkwerk Acquires Euro Telematik
  • Minorplanet Systems Wins Contract from Morgan
  • Cybit Acquires Bluefinger
  • Punch International Acquires Alturion
  • Punch Telematix Acquires SpaceChecker
  • Punch Telematix Acquires Atimis
  • Benefon Partners with Geowell
  • Comstar-United Telesystems Acquires TsTk Contrast-Telecom
  • SK Telecom Ties Up with GM Daewoo Auto & Technology
  • ST Electronics Obtains Service Contract from Comfort Transportation
  • QUALCOMM and Continental Enter into a License Agreement
  • Airbiquity and Continental Enter into Licensing Agreement
  • Symyx Technologies Enters into Agreement with Stargate Mobile
  • Trakm8 Holdings and Punch International Form Partnership
  • IAED and ATX Enter into Agreement

16. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS

  • AirIQ, Inc. (Canada)
  • Agero Inc (USA)
  • Ctrack (UK)
  • ETAS Group (Germany)
  • OnStar Corporation (USA)
  • Trimble Transport & Logistics (Belgium)
  • QUALCOMM, Inc. (USA)
  • OmniTRACS
  • WebTech Wireless, Inc. (USA)
  • Wireless Matrix Corporation (USA)

17. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

    • Table 4: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Commercial Vehicle Telematics by Geographic Region / Country - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 5: World Historic Review for Commercial Vehicle Telematics by Geographic Region/Country - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 6: World 15-Year Perspective for Commercial Vehicle Telematics - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2003, 2011 and 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Market Overview
    • Historic Market Share Findings: A Review
    • Table 7: Leading Players in the US Commercial Vehicle Telematics Market (2004): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for General Motors, Ford, Daimler Chrysler, Toyota, Honda, Nissan, Volkswagen and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • North America
    • Market Trends and Issues
      • Remote Vehicle Activation - Commanding High Consumer Interest
      • Future Portable Navigation Devices to Gain Real Time Connectivity
      • Trying Market Condition: Manufacturers Feel the Heat
      • US Aftermarket Expected to Succeed Where OEMs Failed
      • Commercial Vehicles Telematics Market Set to Grow Despite the Odds
    • Table 8: Sales of TM-enabled Automobiles in the US (2001, 2003, 2005 & 2007): Percentage Breakdown of All Autos Sold (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
      • North American CVT Market: Major Services by Application Type - Productivity Applications, Managerial Applications, Remote Diagnostics Applications, Safety and Security Applications, Cargo Associated Applications, and Information Applications
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 9: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Commercial Vehicle Telematics by Product Segment - TM Hardware and TM Services Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 10: US Historic Review for Commercial Vehicle Telematics by Product Segment - TM Hardware and TM Services Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 11: US 15-Year Perspective for Commercial Vehicle Telematics by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for TM Hardware and TM Services Markets for Years 2003, 2011 and 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2. CANADA

  • Market Analytics
    • Table 12: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Commercial Vehicle Telematics by Product Segment - TM Hardware and TM Services Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 13: Canadian Historic Review for Commercial Vehicle Telematics by Product Segment - TM Hardware and TM Services Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 14: Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Commercial Vehicle Telematics by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for TM Hardware and TM Services Markets for Years 2003, 2011 and 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3. JAPAN

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Telematics Market Scenario
    • Rapidly Evolving Market
    • Telematics Equipment Market
    • Market Trends & Issues
      • Japanese Car Navigation System Miles Ahead of US and Europe
      • Navigation Features - The Primary Choice
      • What Makes the Japanese Car Navigation Systems So Irresistible?
      • OEM Telematics Trends
    • Competitive Scenario
      • Nissan Carwings
      • Toyota (Gbook)
      • Honda (InterNavi Premium Club)
    • Will Japan Lead the Telematics Revolution?
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 15: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Commercial Vehicle Telematics Market with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 16: Japanese Historic Review for Commercial Vehicle Telematics Market with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4. EUROPE

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Industry Overview
    • Telematics Gains Rapid Credibility Among European OEMs
      • Hands Free Interfaces and the Impact of Telematics
      • Multifunction and Multimedia Systems
      • Unique Services, Unique Content Portfolios
    • Market Trends & Issues
      • Escalating Oil Prices Hastens the Market
      • Surge in Demand for Telematics Fitted Commercial Vehicles
      • Commercial Vehicle Telematics Services to Rake in Larger Revenue Share
    • Market Drivers
    • Select Market Players and Competitive Offerings
      • Delphi
      • Johnson Controls
      • BMW Online
      • Fiat
      • Citroen
      • Opel
      • Siemens VDO
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 17: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Commercial Vehicle Telematics by Product Segment - TM Hardware and TM Services Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 18: European Historic Review for Commercial Vehicle Telematics by Product Segment - TM Hardware and TM Services Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 19: European 15-Year Perspective for Commercial Vehicle Telematics by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for TM Hardware and TM Services Markets for Years 2003, 2011 and 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5. ASIA-PACIFIC

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Market Overview
      • Asian Region to Surge
    • Focus on Select Markets
      • Australia
      • Intelligent Access Program
      • Competition in the Trucking Industry Boosts Telematics Market
      • A Brief Review of the Past
      • 3G Telematics
      • China
      • The Future Market Leader
      • India
      • India's Role in the Telematics Scenario
      • Korea
      • Malaysia
      • Taiwan
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 20: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Commercial Vehicle Telematics Market with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 21: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Commercial Vehicle Telematics Market with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

6. LATIN AMERICA

  • Market Analytics
    • Table 22: Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Commercial Vehicle Telematics Market with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 23: Latin American Historic Review for Commercial Vehicle Telematics Market with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

7. REST OF WORLD

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Market Overview
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 24: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Commercial Vehicle Telematics Market with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 25: Rest of World Historic Review for Commercial Vehicle Telematics Market with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

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