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2022

The 2022 ‘People’s Tree’ will travel from the National Forests in North Carolina to to the National Mall in Washington, D.C., November 5-18.

WESTLAKE, Texas, Nov. 3, 2022 — Spireon, a Solera company, in partnership with the nonprofit Choose Outdoors, is launching its annual real-time tracking of the U.S. Capitol Christmas tree as it travels this holiday season. The tree will be harvested from the National Forests in North Carolina and end its journey on the West Lawn of the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C. Spireon’s FleetLocate®  trailer management solution will track the tree’s GPS location and you can follow it at Capitoltreetracker.com.

IntelliScan ProView calculates the trailer’s volumetric fill and remaining floor space with benefits for TL, LTL and Private Fleets

IRVINE, CA, and WESTLAKE, TX, Oct 20, 2022 — Spireon, a Solera company, is introducing the next generation of IntelliScan cargo sensor under its FleetLocate® product line: IntelliScan ProView. The enhanced cargo sensor changes the carrier’s view of available cargo space with 99% accurate load status plus the trailer’s used cubic volume and floor space percentages. Images from inside the trailer are also available for download, with the proven ability to retrieve images at scale.

Leading stolen vehicle recovery and connected-car technology solution to be showcased at Bristol, Texas and Homestead-Miami Speedway

CONCORD, N.C., September 7, 2022 — Spire Motorsports announced today that leading stolen vehicle recovery and connected-car solution – LoJack – will partner with Zeigler Auto Group aboard Josh Bilicki’s No. 77 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 for three NASCAR Cup Series races in 2022, beginning with the September 17 Bass Pro Shops Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway.

Technology-focused truckload and logistics company taps the power of Spireon’s trailer management and managed services to optimize asset visibility, streamline operations, and transform data into actionable business insights

IRVINE, Calif., March 20, 2022 — Customer-first, technology-focused truckload and logistics company, Summitt Trucking, realized an annual savings of $644,000 after adopting FleetLocate trailer management and Managed Services from Spireon, a Solera company. To mitigate the shortage of professional drivers and commercial trailers, Summitt turned to Spireon’s solutions with the aim of improving operational efficiency, optimizing driver productivity, and enhancing profitability.

Acquisition Will Expand Solera’s Fleet Solutions and Vehicle Solutions and Further Strengthen its Position as the Global Leader in AI-Powered Software and Data Services Across the Vehicle Lifecycle

WESTLAKE, Texas, Feb. 1, 2022 Solera Holdings, LLC (“Solera”), the leading global provider of integrated vehicle lifecycle and fleet management software-as-a-service, data, and services, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Spireon, one of North America’s largest device-independent telematics and connected vehicle intelligence companies, from Greenbriar Equity Fund IV, L.P., a fund managed by Greenbriar Equity Group, L.P. (“Greenbriar”).

2021

The anonymous survey uniquely measures 15 culture drivers that are critical to the success of any organization

 IRVINE, Calif., December 10, 2021Spireon, has received a Top Workplaces 2021 award from The Orange County Register. The honor is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by employee engagement technology partner Energage LLC. The anonymous survey uniquely measures 15 culture drivers that are critical to the success of any organization, including alignment, execution and connection, to name a few.

‘People’s Tree’ will spread holiday joy on cross-country journey from California to Washington, D.C.

 IRVINE, Calif., November 16, 2021Spireon, the vehicle intelligence company, launched real-time tracking of the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree, available now through Nov. 19. It’s currently making its way from Six Rivers National Forest in California to Washington, D.C. Every year since 1970, the USDA Forest Service has provided a tree from one of our national forests to appear on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol building for the holiday season. In partnership with the nonprofit Choose Outdoors, the tree can be tracked with Spireon’s FleetLocate® trailer management solution at www.capitoltreetracker.com.

The industry’s first modular trailer management solution expands to offer faster installation options, wireless sensor capabilities, and adds volumetric capabilities to the IntelliScan cargo sensor.

 IRVINE, Calif., October 25, 2021Spireon, the Vehicle Intelligence Company, is introducing the next generation of the FL Flex suite of products and IntelliScan cargo sensor under its FleetLocate® product line, timed with American Trucking Association’s (ATA) Management Conference & Exhibition (MCE). The updated line of Flex devices provides ultimate flexibility with options that are faster to install with more power options, are wireless sensor-capable, and have an integrated cargo sensor. The enhanced next generation IntelliScan cargo sensor adds volumetric capabilities to provide actionable information on available trailer floor space.

Vehicle Intelligence Company Recognized for Product Innovation and White Glove Customer Service

 IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 14, 2021Spireon, the vehicle intelligence company, was recognized as a Gold Globee® Winner in the 2021 Globee® Business Awards. Spireon was named Company of the Year in the Automotive, Transportation, Storage and Logistics category in recognition of its acquisition of LoJack® U.S. Stolen Vehicle Recovery business, product innovation and white glove customer service.

Bengaluru Location Adds 40 Engineers to Accelerate Product Innovation and Engineering Capacity

IRVINE, Calif. & BENGALURU, India, Sept 8, 2021 — Spireon, the vehicle intelligence company, today announced the launch of its subsidiary, Spireon Telematics India Pvt. Ltd. Located in India’s Silicon Valley and world’s fastest growing tech hub, Bengaluru, Spireon Telematics India will be led by technology veteran, Pranab Das, who will oversee a growing team that currently comprises 40 engineers.

Dedicated Operations Analyst Increases Trailer Management ROI by 200%

IRVINE, Calif, July 27, 2021Spireon, the Vehicle Intelligence Company, now offers a Managed Services solution to help customers further extend the value of Spireon’s FleetLocate by optimizing trailer management. Pilot customers of the new offering experienced a return on investment of more than 200% on average in the first year. Recognizing the human touch is required to take full advantage of the benefits of trailer management systems, Spireon acts as a personal trailer management consultant, allowing carriers to spend more time managing their customers, drivers and trucks while Spireon handles their trailer management and drives the ROI. Spireon’s operations analysts assume responsibility for maintaining and anticipating the need for a range of data related administrative tasks, reports and analyses to improve business operations and lower expenses.

Spireon combines a powerful GPS-based platform with a nationally recognized brand name to grow value for dealers

IRVINE, Calif, June. 15, 2021Spireon, the Vehicle Intelligence Company, completed a technology platform update and rebranding of its franchise dealer solution from Kahu, to LoJack™. The relaunch significantly expands the LoJack offering, bringing proven lot management and service retention tools to dealerships, and connected car features to consumers. In addition, LoJack stolen vehicle recovery coverage is now nationwide, utilizing Spireon’s strong GPS and cellular networks.

Nation’s Largest Privately Owned Freight Carrier to Deploy Spireon Telematics on 40,000 Assets to Improve Driver Experience and Continous Process Improvement

IRVINE, Calif, June. 14, 2021Spireon, the Vehicle Intelligence Company, and Estes Express Lines, the largest, privately owned freight shipping company in North America, announced today they are partnering to deploy Spireon’s best-in-class, FleetLocate trailer management solution across Estes’ fleet of nearly 40,000 trailers, containers, and converter dollies. This will improve services for Estes’ less-than-truckload customers, and help the company optimize asset utilization, minimize unplanned asset detention, and maximize return on investment through actionable data analytics.   

Engineering Veteran to Lead Product Innovation Across Automotive and Transportation Business Units

IRVINE, Calif., June 8, 2021Vehicle Intelligence Company Spireon today announced the promotion of Prem Hareesh to chief technology officer (CTO). Previously Spireon’s senior vice president of engineering, in his expanded role Hareesh will drive technology and product innovation across business units to benefit Spireon’s more than 20,000 customers and 4 million connected vehicles. As CTO, he will provide executive leadership for the design and management of new product development and support for all Spireon hardware, software and platform services.

LoJack customers in the U.S. and Canada will benefit from Spireon’s expertise in advanced, GPS-based connected vehicle solutions

IRVINE, Calif., March 16, 2021— CalAmp (Nasdaq: CAMP), a global technology solutions pioneer transforming the mobile connected economy, and Spireon, the vehicle intelligence company, today announced that Spireon has acquired the LoJack® U.S. Stolen Vehicle Recovery (SVR) business from CalAmp. The integration of the LoJack U.S. business bolsters Spireon’s position as the leading provider of aftermarket telematics for automotive dealers, while supporting CalAmp’s focus on its strategic global software-as-a-service (SaaS) initiatives.

Easily Installed, GoldStar Wireless Provides Used Car Dealers and Finance Companies with GPS Tracking to Inform Location, Accelerate Vehicle Recovery and Reduce Costs

IRVINE, Calif., March 2, 2021Spireon, the vehicle intelligence company, today announced the launch of a new wireless version of GoldStar ®, the company’s award-winning vehicle tracking and collateral management solution for Buy Here Pay Here (BHPH) dealers and auto lenders. The first wireless device for the top-rated GPS provider, the new GoldStar Wireless hardware can be self-installed and activated within minutes to facilitate crucial data collection, monitor default predictions, locate on demand, and, when necessary, streamline quick asset recoveries.

Industry Veteran Joins Spireon Team to Drive Growth and Innovation of Transportation Products

IRVINE, Calif., February 22, 2021Vehicle Intelligence Company, Spireon today announced the unification of its fleet and trailer product offerings into a combined Transportation portfolio and the appointment of John Krumheuer as its president. A veteran sales leader with over 20 years’ experience in transportation technology, including senior roles with telematics and fleet management platform providers, Krumheuer takes the reigns at a pivotal time to expand the business and drive future growth.

Vehicle Intelligence Company Takes Home Silver For Customer Service Success

IRVINE, Calif., February 4, 2021Vehicle Intelligence Company, Spireon was presented with a Silver Stevie<sup® Award in the Customer Success category in the 15th annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. The Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service are the world’s top honors for customer service, contact center, business development and sales professionals.

Partnership optimizes convenience for carriers in need of service

IRVINE, CA, February 3, 2021Vehicle Intelligence Company, Spireon and TravelCenters of America Inc. (Nasdaq:TA), are collaborating to bring installation services for FleetLocate® trailer telematics devices to TA Truck Service centers. Professional drivers can now have new trailer telematics solutions installed, or have existing ones upgraded, while visiting

The Leader in Vehicle Intelligence Delivers its First Video-Based Offering Utilizing Surfsight™ Technology

IRVINE, CA, January 22, 2021,Spireon, Inc., the vehicle intelligence company, is announcing the availability of the new FL360™, a modular vehicle tracking hardware device, with the all new, optional FL Dashcam. The FL Dashcam is enabled by Surfsight, a solution of Lytx® – the global leader and pioneer in video telematics. This future-proof dual camera complements the advanced features and diagnostics of the new FL360 solution and existing FleetLocate™ offerings, with video evidence and vision-based artificial intelligence to take the optimization of fleet operations and risk management to a whole new level.

2020

Follow the “People’s Tree” on its Journey from the Rocky Mountains of Colorado to the West Lawn of Washington, D.C.

IRVINE, CA, November 10, 2020,Spireon, Inc., the vehicle intelligence company, today launched real-time tracking of the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree as it makes its way from the Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National (GMUG) forests in Colorado to Washington, D.C. For the last 50 years, the USDA Forest Service has provided a tree from a select national forest to appear on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol building during the holiday season. In partnership with the national non-profit Choose Outdoors and Colorado Tourism, the tree can now be tracked with Spireon’s FleetLocate® trailer management solution at www.capitoltreetracker.com.

The Vehicle Intelligence Company’s Industry-First Solution for Dealerships Recognized as Top Automotive Industry Disruptor for the Second Time in Three Years

IRVINE, CA, October 28, 2020,Spireon, Inc., the vehicle intelligence company, today announced its MyDealer 2.0 for Kahu® solution has been named the 2020 Compass Intelligence IoT Innovator for Auto Dealership Management. Spireon’s MyDealer 2.0 was recognized for its advancements to empower dealerships to engage with customers regularly, ensuring accurate and personalized offers and service reminders. The Compass Intelligence IoT Innovator awards honor companies demonstrating innovation in IoT solutions, products, applications and technology.

The Vehicle Intelligence Company Executive Is Recognized for Effective Leadership, Company Growth and Product Innovation

IRVINE, CA, August 26, 2020,Spireon, Inc., the vehicle intelligence company, today announced Kevin Weiss, chief executive officer, has been named to The Software Report’s list of Top 50 Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) CEOs of 2020. This year’s awardees represent highly regarded technology executives whose colleagues both internally and externally praise their leadership style. 

Vehicle Intelligence Company Takes Home Silver in Two Award Categories After Notable Achievements in 2019

IRVINE, CA, May 28, 2020,Spireon, Inc., the vehicle intelligence company, today announced it is recognized in the 18th annual American Business Awards with Silver Stevie Awards for Customer Service Department of the Year and Achievement in Product Innovation. The American Business Awards recognize outstanding public, private, for-profit and non-profit companies and organizations. Tested by disruptions in the automotive and transportation industries caused by COVID-19, Spireon continues to deliver uninterrupted services and offer innovative solutions to address the biggest challenges facing its more than 20,000 customers.

8 Billion Data Points from More Than 3 Million Vehicles Analyzed, Revealing Correlation

IRVINE, CA, April 23, 2020,Spireon, Inc., the vehicle intelligence company, today revealed an analysis of proprietary consumer driving data that signals a distinct relationship between increased driving that has occurred following stay-at-home orders and increase in COVID-19 cases both at the state and national level. Specifically, Spireon data show that 10-14 days after recent spikes in driving activity, there have been corresponding upticks in the number of reported cases of COVID-19. This timeframe mirrors the incubation period of the virus, with the data serving as another indication that surges in public mobility can lead to an escalation of viral infections.

Vehicle Intelligence Innovator Once Again Recognized for Superior Customer Service

IRVINE, CA, April 20, 2020,Spireon, Inc., the vehicle intelligence company, today announced it has been named a winner of the 2020 Excellence in Customer Service Award, presented by Business Intelligence Group. For the second year in a row, Spireon has won under the Organization of the Year category, as the company remains true to its commitment to stellar service and support to its 20,000+ customers.

Vehicle Intelligence Innovator Recognized for Fleet Management Tracking

IRVINE, CA, April 8, 2020,Spireon, Inc., the vehicle intelligence company, today announced it was named a winner in the 2020 CompassIntel Tech Awards, receiving the Connected Solution Leadership: Fleet Management Tracking Award. The eighth annual Compass Intelligence Awards honor top companies, products and technology solutions in mobile, IoT and emerging technology industries. Spireon was recognized for its leadership in creating telematics solutions that provide uninterrupted asset visibility and actionable insights to auto dealers, lenders, transportation companies, service fleet managers, rental car companies and consumers.

Extending Onboard Optical Imaging Technology to Customers Arms Carriers with Tools to Combat Detention, Resolve Claims and Ensure Trailer Readiness

ORLANDO, FL, March 2, 2020,Spireon, Inc., the vehicle intelligence company, today unveiled the next phase in the evolution of its proprietary IntelliScan® cargo sensing technology with the release of Image Capture and Retrieval. The introduction of Image and Capture Retrieval builds upon Spireon’s Intelligent Trailer Management (ITM) smart trailer platform to provide actionable intelligence so carriers can maximize the ROI of their trailer assets. The new technology will be demonstrated at the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) Truckload 2020 Conference.

Collaboration Provides Holistic Tire Health Management Through FleetLocate® for Shared Customers

ATLANTA, GA, February 24, 2020,Spireon, Inc., the vehicle intelligence company, today launched an integration of its FleetLocate® trailer management solution with the Pressure Systems International (P.S.I.) TireView™ Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS). Timed with American Trucking Associations’ (ATA) Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC), the partnership builds upon Spireon’s Intelligent Trailer Management® (ITM) platform to equip customers with actionable intelligence needed to maximize ROI.

New Functionality Provides Automated Vehicle Maintenance and Service Reminders to Customers

LAS VEGAS, NV, February 13, 2020,Spireon, Inc., the vehicle intelligence company, introduced MyDealer 2.0 for Kahu® with new features that enable dealerships to grow the customer/dealer relationship with individualized mobile experiences. This enhancement to the award-winning Kahu connected car solution increases consumer engagement through a high-value mobile app, putting vehicle maintenance and control directly into the customer’s hand. Customers can now receive tailored service reminders, schedule necessary service appointments and have visibility into their car’s maintenance needs and history all in one place—their mobile phone.

Integrated management tool merges physical vehicle location to digital inventory records providing dealerships operational efficiency and enhanced consumer shopping experiences

IRVINE, CA, January 21, 2020,Spireon, Inc., the vehicle intelligence company, today announced Kahu Connect, the latest offering from Spireon’s award-winning Kahu® solution, the first connected car solution truly designed for franchise dealers. Leveraging the strategic integrations with Cox Automotive’s HomeNet and Dealertrack DMSCDK Global, and Reynolds and Reynolds, Kahu Connect offers dealerships the visibility needed for retail inventory management, a new dashboard for ease of access to actionable data and the ability to track down specific inventory for customers.

Kahu® By Spireon is Recognized as 2020 Connected Car Product of the Year After GoldStar Won the Award in 2019

IRVINE, CA, January 8, 2020,Spireon, Inc., the vehicle intelligence company, the vehicle intelligence company, today announced that Kahu® has been named Connected Car Product of the Year in the 2020 IoT Breakthrough Awards. As the first connected car solution designed specifically for franchise dealerships, Kahu leverages Spireon’s  NSpire® IoT platform to offer dealers data-driven insights that increase customer loyalty, enhance the car buying experience, streamline asset management and recover stolen vehicles.

2019

MyDealer, a mobile module for Kahu®, is quickly transforming how dealerships approach customer sales and service retention

IRVINE, CA, December 17, 2019,Spireon, Inc., the vehicle intelligence company, today announced that Kahu® has earned gold for Most Innovative App of the Year in the 2019 Best in Biz Awards, the only independent business awards program judged by prominent editors and reporters from top-tier publications in North America. Leveraging actual vehicle mileage and other data insights, Kahu is the first connected car solution for franchise dealerships, helping dealers to increase customer loyalty, improve the car buying experience, maximize dealership inventory and recover stolen vehicles.

Litigation against accused infringer is now expected to continue in federal district court

IRVINE, CA, December 11, 2019,Spireon, Inc., the vehicle intelligence company, today unveiled that the Patent Trial and Appeal Board rejected a challenge to the validity of Spireon’s patent (U.S. Patent No. 10,089,598) brought by Procon Analytics, LLC. The Board, part of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, denied institution of a post-grant review challenging the validity of the ’598 patent. It found the petition for review failed to demonstrate that any of the patent claims of the ’598 patent are unpatentable. In so holding, the Board found Procon Analytics’s arguments to the contrary, including testimony by its purported expert, as “unsupported by factual evidence.”

Delivering Enchantment Across the Nation, the “People’s Tree” Makes its Trek from New Mexico to Washington, D.C.

IRVINE, CA, November 11, 2019,Spireon, Inc., the vehicle intelligence company, today unveiled the website, www.capitoltreetracker.com, dedicated to providing real time tracking of the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree as it makes its way from New Mexico to Washington, D.C. Since 1970, the USDA Forest Service has provided a tree from one of our national forests to appear on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol building for the holiday season. This year’s tree hails from the Carson National Forest. In partnership with the nonprofit, Choose Outdoors, the tree can be tracked with Spireon’s FleetLocate® trailer management solution.

FleetLocate’s FL Flex, IntelliScan solutions recognized as trucking industry disruptors

IRVINE, CA, October 29, 2019,Spireon, Inc., the vehicle intelligence company, today announced its FleetLocate® solution for trailer and asset management won gold in the 2019 Compass Intelligence IoT Innovator Award for the Trucking Fleet Management. These awards honor companies for developing solutions that disrupt the market, and Spireon’s FleetLocate was recognized for advancements to its trailer and asset management solution that maximize return on investment for transportation companies.

In the year since impound fees cost the used car industry $1.1B, new data shows maturing technology has made a positive impact

IRVINE, CA, October 10, 2019,Spireon, Inc., In its latest findings, Spireon, the vehicle intelligence company, has reported that in 2019, significantly more used vehicles have been recovered expeditiously from impound lots than in 2018. This faster recovery time has resulted in an estimated average savings of $107 per vehicle impounded. Spireon data indicates that in 2019, 27.8 percent more vehicles were recovered from impound lots in less than a day. Meanwhile, vehicles accruing mounting fees in excess of one week to more than a month has improved by 27 percent since its 2018 findings.

Extending beyond basic sensors and trailer components, Intelligent Trailer Management provides solutions to bring rich data and actionable intelligence to the forefront of the trucking industry

IRVINE, CA, October 8, 2019,Spireon, Inc., the vehicle intelligence company, today unveiled Intelligent Trailer Management (ITM), the company’s new portfolio defining the industry term of “Smart Trailer,” timed with American Trucking Association’s (ATA) Management Conference & Exhibition (MCE). Building upon Spireon’s award-winning trailer management solutions, ITM brings a new generation of intelligent tools to carriers, helping to leverage the right data and provide actionable intelligence.

Opening FleetLocate Data to Snowflake Allows Customized Analytics at a Fraction of the Cost

IRVINE, CA, September 16, 2019,Spireon, Inc., the vehicle intelligence company, today announced a strategic partnership with Snowflake, the data warehouse built for the cloud, which combines the power of data warehousing, the flexibility of big data platforms, and the elasticity of the cloud to support a “your data, no limits” approach to advanced analytics. FleetLocate by Spireon, the comprehensive fleet and asset intelligence solution, leverages state-of-the-art telematics technology and its powerful NSpire® platform to collect over one billion data events per month.