“The entire Tata Motors trucks, as well as buses of M&HCV category, have this SIM embedded in them from the factory. A select range of I&LCV and SCV models too are covered under this program.”

Tata Motors has recently introduced its “Fleet Edge” digital solution for its truck fleet management. The company stated that since 2012, more than two lakh of its trucks were fitted with telematics. However, Fleet Edge, brings along more power to process large amounts of data and in return informs the fleet manager about various vehicle parameters. The data includes the driving behavior, average fuel efficiency, trace and track, as well as fuel loss.

On top of that, fleet managers will be notified about the expiry date of their vehicle documents, thereby helping in timely renewal. All of these services can be availed through the interface of the Fleet Edge portal. As an added benefit, the digital interface is also available on smartphones. The entire Tata Motors trucks, as well as buses of M&HCV category, have this SIM embedded in them from factory. A selected range of I&LCV and SCV models are also being covered under this program. Vehicle tracking too has been linked with these servers. Introduction of a factory-fitted telematics unit helps enable customers to trust factory-fitted kits rather than going for aftermarket solutions.

In other news, Tata Motors has also recently rolled out the new Winger commercial vehicle. A 98hp/200 Nm, 2.2-litre DICOR engine mated to a 5-speed manual is being used to power the. Depending on the configuration needed, one can opt for the required number of seats.