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SPIREON UNVEILS ENHANCED GOLDSTAR GPS SOLUTION FOR AUTO DEALERS AND LENDERS AT NABD CONFERENCE

LAS VEGAS, May 24, 2017 – Spireon Inc., a leader in telematics, risk management and location-based business intelligence solutions, announced the latest version of its GoldStar GPS solution for the vehicle finance industry, offering dealers and lenders an easy and efficient approach to mitigate risk while sustaining growth. The announcement is timed with the National Alliance of Buy Here Pay Here Dealers (NABD) Conference in Las Vegas, where the company’s senior vice president of sales for Automotive Solutions, Reggie Ponsford, is speaking on a panel addressing the challenges and opportunities for dealers in the Buy Here Pay Here (BHPH) space.

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Spireon’s Fleet Management Solution Connected by OnStar Now Available

LAS VEGAS, May 18, 2017 – Spireon Inc., a leader in telematics, risk management and location-based business intelligence solutions with more than 3.75 million active subscribers, today released its FleetLocate Connected by OnStar fleet management solution for properly equipped GM vehicles.

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Spireon Appoints Telematics Industry Pro Bob Burden Senior Vice President of Sales for Fleet Division

IRVINE, Calif. Spireon Inc., a leader in telematics, risk management and location-based business intelligence solutions, today announced the appointment of Bob Burden as senior vice president of sales for Spireon’s Fleet Division. An industry veteran with more than 12 years of experience in executive sales roles, Burden will spearhead sales to small and medium-sized businesses, as well as reseller and channel segments, with an eye toward continued market growth and executing industry-leading go-to-market strategies.

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SPIREON WINS SILVER FOR CUSTOMER SERVICE DEPARTMENT OF THE YEAR IN 2017 AMERICAN BUSINESS AWARDS

IRVINE, Calif.—May 2, 2017—Spireon Inc., a leader in telematics, risk management and location-based business intelligence solutions, today announced the company received the Silver Stevie Award in the Customer Service Department of the Year category in the 15th Annual American Business Awards. The American Business Awards, also known as the Stevies, are the nation’s premier business awards recognizing achievements and positive contributions of organizations and working professionals. The Stevie Award for Customer Service Department of the Year is the top honor for customer service and business development.

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Spireon Appoints Connected Car Veteran Reggie Ponsford to SVP Sales Role to Extend Leadership Position in Vehicle Finance Market

NASHVILLE, Tenn.–Spireon Inc., a leader in telematics, risk management and location-based Business Intelligence solutions, today announced the promotion of Reggie Ponsford to senior vice president of Sales for Spireon’s Automotive Solutions group. Previously, Ponsford was vice president of national accounts, responsible for Spireon’s largest and most complex customers in the automotive space. In his new role, Ponsford will oversee sales for the vehicle finance market segment, including Buy Here Pay Here (BHPH), franchise, rental, and power sports vehicle dealers, as well as direct and indirect lenders and strategic accounts.

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Spireon and CU Solutions Group Partner to Reduce Loss Risk in the Vehicle Finance Industry

NASHVILLE, Tenn.–Spireon Inc., a leader in telematics, risk management and location-based Business Intelligence solutions, and CU Solutions Group, a credit union service organization, today announced a partnership focused on mitigating auto lending risk for credit unions. CUSG will exclusively offer to its national network of credit union clients Spireon’s GoldStar Lender solution, which includes tools to help control the rise in delinquencies by staying connected to borrowers.

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Spireon Showcases New FleetLocate Solar Solution at ATA’s 2017 Technology & Maintenance Council Meeting

NASHVILLE, Tenn.–Spireon Inc., the leader in aftermarket telematics solutions for risk management and business optimization, today announced general availability of FleetLocate FL Solar, its state-of-the-art solar-powered solution for trailer and asset tracking, and will showcase the offering today through March 2 at the American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council Meeting and Transportation Technology Exhibition (TMC) in Nashville, Tennessee. At TMC, leading industry publication Heavy Duty Trucking will present Spireon with a Top 20 Product of the Year award, recognizing the FleetLocate trailer and asset management system. Spireon customer Pan American Express, a privately-owned full service transportation company, is among the first fleets to adopt FL Solar, and has cited ease of installation and extended operational life of the device as key advantages.

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Spireon Achieves Breakout Business Results in 2H’16

IRVINE, Calif.–Spireon Inc., the leader in aftermarket telematics solutions for risk management and business optimization, continued its run of 14 consecutive years of top line growth with outstanding financial and operational performance in the second half of 2016. Spireon solutions now connect over 3.75 million active customers to their vehicles and assets, and the Company’s NSpire platform is processing more than 1 billion data events per quarter, providing critical productivity improvements and asset protection for consumers, dealers, lenders and fleet managers of all sizes.

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Spireon Unveils Kahu, the First Connected Car Solution Specifically Designed for Dealerships, at NADA 2017

IRVINE, Calif.–Spireon Inc., the leader in aftermarket telematics solutions for risk management and business optimization, will introduce its latest connected car solution – Kahu™ – at the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Convention & Expo in New Orleans. Kahu is designed for dealers, providing streamlined lot management while delivering a new finance and insurance (F&I) profit center by offering consumers a modern location tracking and stolen vehicle recovery service. Additionally, Kahu empowers dealers to grow service retention with car buyers by providing accurate vehicle data for proactive maintenance reminders that can improve vehicle health and keep vehicles within warranty.

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Spireon Appoints New Chief Product Officer to Drive Innovation and Superior Value for Company’s Connected Vehicle Solutions

IRVINE, Calif.–Spireon Inc., a leader in telematics, risk management and location-based Business Intelligence solutions, today announced the appointment of veteran telematics executive Jason Penkethman as its Chief Product Officer, reporting to Chief Technology Officer, Rick Gruenhagen. In this role, Penkethman will lead the next wave of innovation for Spireon’s products and platform, creating vehicle connectivity solutions that maximize customer value.

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Spireon Set for Hardware Innovation with Appointment of Ed Suski as Vice President of Hardware Engineering

IRVINE, Calif.–Spireon Inc., a leader in telematics, risk management and location-based Business Intelligence solutions, today announced the appointment of Ed Suski as its Vice President of Hardware Engineering, reporting to Spireon Chief Technology Officer, Rick Gruenhagen. A former executive at General Electric and United Technologies Corporation, Suski brings innovation and operational expertise to reimagine hardware and software platforms for increased scalability, efficiency and performance.

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Spireon Appoints New Executive Leadership to Accelerate Transformative Growth and Innovation

IRVINE, Calif.–Spireon Inc., a leader in telematics, risk management and location-based Business Intelligence solutions, today announced the appointment of Todd Abbott, Carla Fitzgerald and Rick Gruenhagen to Spireon’s Executive Team, leading sales, marketing and technology functions respectively. Joining recently appointed CEO Kevin Weiss, the new leadership additions will be instrumental in driving Spireon’s transformative next phase of growth.

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Spireon Continues to Deliver Telematics Innovation With New Solar-Powered Trailer Tracking Product

IRVINE, Calif.–Spireon Inc., the leading provider of GPS-based vehicle telematics and Business Intelligence solutions with over three million active subscribers, announced its first solar-powered trailer and asset telematics solution, providing customers with a new way to gain location information and Rich Data around their trailers and assets through a reliable and renewable energy source.

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Spireon Named IoT Vehicle Telematics Company of the Year by Leading Industry Analyst Panel

IRVINE, Calif.–Spireon, Inc., the leading provider of GPS-based vehicle telematics and Business Intelligence solutions with over three million active subscribers, today announced that it has been named the IoT Vehicle Telematics Company of the Year as part of the 4th annual 2016 Compass Intelligence Awards.

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Car Dealers Find New F&I Profit Center with Spireon SkyLink

IRVINE, Calif.–Spireon Inc., the leading provider of GPS-based vehicle telematics and Business Intelligence solutions with over 3 million active subscribers, today announced that Spireon SkyLink is enabling auto dealerships to streamline inventory management as well as add a new finance and insurance (F&I) profit center with a unique connected car service offered to car buyers.

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Milan Supply Chain Solutions Selects Spireon FleetLocate for Intelligent Trailer Monitoring and Management

IRVINE, Calif.–Spireon Inc., the leading provider of GPS-based vehicle telematics and Business Intelligence solutions with over 3 million active subscribers, today announced that Milan Supply Chain Solutions, a full-service transportation, logistics and supply chain company, has selected Spireon FleetLocate to provide trailer tracking data intelligence for over 1,100 trailers to improve trailer utilization and deliver significant operational savings.

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Spireon NSpire Vehicle Telematics Platform Solves Customer Challenges with Industry Leading Uptime and Performance

IRVINE, Calif.–Spireon Inc., the leading provider of GPS-based vehicle telematics and Business Intelligence solutions with over 3 million active subscribers, today announced its Spireon NSpire cloud-based vehicle telematics platform has delivered unprecedented reliability for customers throughout peak demand, including a 96 percent increase in data events processed year over year.

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Spireon Expands Vehicle Telematics Leadership Position with 20th Consecutive Quarter of Revenue Growth

IRVINE, Calif.–Spireon Inc., the leading provider of aftermarket GPS-based vehicle telematics and Business Intelligence solutions with over 3 million active subscribers, today announced it has achieved its 20th consecutive quarter of year over year revenue growth.

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Spireon Announces Record-Breaking Q1 Sales, Passes New Growth Milestone

IRVINE, Calif. — Spireon Inc. today announced it has reached three million active subscribers for its suite of GPS based vehicle telematics solutions, extending its position as the industry’s largest aftermarket connected vehicle company in the U.S.

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Spireon Enables Affordable FSMA Regulatory Compliance with New Refrigerated Trailer Telematics Solution

IRVINE, Calif.–Spireon Inc., a leading provider of Mobile Resource Management (MRM) and Business Intelligence Solutions, today introduced FleetLocate Temperature Monitoring, the Company’s first refrigerated trailer telematics solution for customers that require extra precautions to safeguard their perishable goods or products during the climate-controlled transportation and shipping process.

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Spireon Introduces GoldStar Lender for Auto Finance Professionals to Better Manage Portfolio Risk

IRVINE, Calif.–Spireon Inc., the industry’s leading open connected vehicle platform company with over 2.5 million active subscribers, today introduced GoldStar Lender, the Company’s next generation GPS vehicle tracking and Collateral Management System (CMS) that has proven to help customers increase their loan portfolio performance by up to 20 percent.

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Kahu by Spireon Transforms Any Car into a Connected Car, Provides New Revenue Stream for Car Dealers

IRVINE, Calif.–Spireon Inc., the nation’s largest and most trusted aftermarket Connected Vehicle company with over 2.5 million connected vehicles on the road, today debuts Kahu, a new service sold exclusively through used car dealers to offer customers a simple way to link their vehicle to their smartphone and interact with their car after purchasing.

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