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Industry insight: Telematics and emerging markets

This special 'Industry insight' brings together TU’s comprehensive coverage of the telematics industry’s emerging markets.

Indian telematics: Fledgling optimism and stiff challenges, part I
There are reasons to be cautiously optimistic about the future of telematics in India. But, in view of the Indian consumer’s obsession with price, the problem remains how to provide a meaningful cost/benefit proposition. In the first of a three-part series, Siegfried Mortkowitz reports.


Indian telematics: Fledgling optimism and stiff challenges, part II

There are reasons to be cautiously optimistic about the future of telematics in India. But, in view of the Indian consumer’s obsession with price, the problem remains how to provide a meaningful cost/benefit proposition. In the second of a three-part series, Siegfried Mortkowitz reports.

Indian telematics: Fledgling optimism and stiff challenges, part III
There are reasons to be cautiously optimistic about the future of telematics in India. But, in view of the Indian consumer’s obsession with price, the problem remains how to provide a meaningful cost/benefit proposition. In the third of a three-part series, Siegfried Mortkowitz reports.

Mexican telematics: Ready for growth, security still hindrance

Track and trace has long dominated the Mexican telematics scene. But seeds planted last summer show the market is ripe for expansion beyond stolen vehicle recovery (SVR). Brian Kenety reports. 

Commercial telematics in Russia, part I

In the first of a two-part series, Tom Wellings reports on why foreign providers of fleet management solutions find it so hard to penetrate Russia and the wider CIS region.

Commercial telematics in Russia, part II

In the second of a two-part series, Tom Wellings reports on why foreign providers of fleet management solutions find it so hard to penetrate Russia and the wider CIS region.

Japan's car makers and TSPs try to regain market after boycotts in China

Japan's car makers and telematics service providers look for ways to recover lost market share in China after a territorial dispute triggered boycotts of Japanese goods. Kevin Holden reports from Beijing. 

China fleets embrace telematics to save fuel, weather price war

Soaring fuel prices, combined with an escalating price war in the transport and logistics sectors, are forcing fleet operators across China to take a close look at telematics. Kevin Holden reports from Beijing. 

BRICs: Wide open to telematics, part I

In the first of a two-part series, Susan Kuchinskas finds a surprising openness to telematics services in Brazil, Russia, India and China – but a one-size offering will not fit them all.

BRICs: Wide open to telematics, part II

In the second of a two-part series, Susan Kuchinskas finds a surprising openness to telematics services in Brazil, Russia, India and China – but a one-size offering will not fit them all.

Brazil World Cup and Olympics: Opportunities lost & gained, part I

The 2014 FIFA World Cup and the 2016 Summer Olympic Games were widely regarded as a boost for Brazil’s telematics sector. But they may be too little, too late. Siegfried Mortkowitz reports.

Brazil World Cup and Olympics: Opportunities lost & gained, part II

The 2014 FIFA World Cup and the 2016 Summer Olympic Games were widely regarded as a boost for Brazil’s telematics sector. But they may be too little, too late. Siegfried Mortkowitz reports.

Fleet telematics in emerging markets

Greg Nichols outlines why Brazil, Russia, India, and China hold enormous potential as future fleet telematics markets

Telematics: Doing business with the BRICs

John Hendel investigates how Brazil, Russia, India and China are shaping up as new markets for navigation systems and telematics services

 

LATIN AMERICA

Contran 245 (finally) ready to go? Part I

Contran 245, Brazil's ambitious plan to stem rampant car theft by having all vehicles equipped with tracking devices, appears good to go, finally. Now what? In the first of a two-part series, Siegfried Mortkowitz looks ahead.

Contran 245 (finally) ready to go? Part II

Contran 245, Brazil's ambitious plan to stem rampant car theft by having all vehicles equipped with tracking devices, appears good to go, finally. Now what? In the second of a two-part series, Siegfried Mortkowitz reports.

Telematics opportunities in Brazil and LATAM, part I

Jan Stojaspal reports on the growing telematics opportunities in the emerging markets of Brazil and Latin America

Telematics opportunities in Brazil and LATAM, part II
Jan Stojaspal reports on the growing telematics opportunities in the emerging markets ofBrazil and Latin America

Value-added telematics services in Brazil

Susan Kuchinskas investigates where the emerging telematics opportunities are in Brazil

Insurance telematics in Brazil

Andrew Tolve reports on the challenges and opportunities involved in introducing usage-based insurance in Brazil

Telematics in Brazil: 4 ways into the infotainment market

Andrew Tolve outlines four strategies succeeding in the Brazilian infotainment market

Telematics and the connected car in LATAM

As companies look to enter the emerging markets of Latin America, Susan Kuchinskas looks at the connected-car services that will meet the needs of drivers

Telematics in Brazil: Security for cars and cargo, part I

Jan Stojaspal examines whether high-tech telematics security solutions will mean lower theft rates in Brazil

Telematics in Brazil: Security for cars and cargo, part II

Jan Stojaspal examines whether high-tech telematics security solutions will mean lower theft rates in Brazil

Telematics in Latin America: Getting ready for infotainment

John Hendel reports on how in-car infotainment solutions are starting to make their way into the Latin American market

Telematics in Brazil: Ensuring security for cars and cargo

John Hendel reports on how, in Latin America’s security-driven market, vehicle and asset safety offers competitive advantage

Telematics in Brazil and LATAM: Going beyond GPS

Jerri-Lynn Scofield reports on how, once all Brazilian vehicles are fitted with GPS devices, new services will become available and new players will enter the market

Telematics in Brazil: The law of the market

Will Brazil’s law requiring all new vehicles to be fitted with antitheft devices finally be implemented? Jerri-Lynn Scofield reports

Emerging telematics opportunities in Brazil

A vehicle tracking law created an instant market, but the government’s heavy-handedness could turn Brazilians against telematics. Rajesh Chhabara reports

 

Executive viewpoints

Q&A: Bharti Airtel on the future of M2M and 4G in India
Dhruv Dhawan, product head, M2M & enterprise solutions, Bharti Airtel, on the prospects of M2M and 4G connectivity in India. 

Q&A: Breaking new ground with telematics in Mexico
David Colon, ConnectedDrive manager for BMW Group, Mexico, on introducing premium telematics services to Mexican consumers.


Q&A: Playing on the Brazilian telemetics market

 

Andreas Hecht, vice president and general manager of automotive, INRIX, on his company’s plans to become a major player on the Brazilian telematics market.

Strategy Analytics: “Brazil is one of the fastest growing [telematics] markets”

TU talks to Roger Lanctot, senior analyst and director for business development for the Global Automotive Practice, Strategy Analytics, about emerging market opportunities in Latin America

Quanta: LATAM “customers are focusing on more complex applications”

TU talks to Marcelo Catapani of Quanta about the impact of Brazil’s 245 law on the telematics industry in LATAM and around the world

Nogueira: "60 million Brazilian drivers are waiting"

TU talks to Carlos Nogueira, president and founder of Nogueira Business Consultants, about the need for partnerships in delivering telematics to Brazil

Continental Brazil: “Telematics and multimedia is an amazing environment”

TU talks to Flavio Sakai, director of business unit infotainment & connectivity, Continental Brazil, about the promise of the emerging LATAM telematics market

Telogis: How to "drive that growth" of telematics in LATAM

TU talks to Newth Morris, president of Telogis GeoBase & Telogis Route, Telogis, about staying at the vanguard in the Latin American market

 

ASIA

Telematics and air pollution in China

As Chinese cities build intelligent transportation systems, openings arise for telematics solutions to fight atmospheric pollution. Kevin Holden reports from Beijing.

Telematics in Southeast Asia, part I

Southeast Asia used to be a telematics backwater. Not anymore. Jan Stojaspal reports

Telematics in Southeast Asia, part II

Southeast Asia used to be a telematics backwater. Not anymore. Jan Stojaspal reports

Telematics opportunities in Southeast Asia

Siegfried Mortkowitz reports on opportunities for the telematics industry in Indonesia, Thailand and Malaysia

Telematics in India: Ready to grow

Siegfried Mortkowitz reports on the growing telematics opportunities in India

Telematics in India

Andrew Tolve reports on the high-reward, high-risk Indian telematics market

Video: Verizon Telematics on Telematics 3.0 and doing business in China

Kevin Link, SVP & GM China, Verizon Telematics, on the evolution of telematics from consumer-centric 1.0 and dealer- and OEM-inclusive 2.0 to Telematics 3.0, and on doing business in China. 

Q&A: Telematics, India and in-vehicle infotainment

Omkar S. Panse, product manager for infotainment, KPIT Cummins Infosystems Ltd, on India’s appetite for in-vehicle infotainment

Q&A: Telematics in India—The road to profitability

Sanjay Gupta, head of telematics and fleet management for Tata Motors Ltd. Mumbai, on the services most likely to get customers to open their wallets

Q&A: Telematics and the Indian market

Chandrika Shetty, head of Volvo Group Telematics in India and leader of technology solution development for APAC, on finding services that make sense for Indian customers and telematics providers

Emerging telematics opportunities in India

The potential telematics market in India is huge, but to tap into it companies may have to provide services through mobile phones. Rajesh Chhabara reports.

Telematics in China: Making sense of the market

Siegfried Mortkowitz reviews strategies for making the most of the opportunities in the complex Chinese telematics ecosystem

Emerging telematics opportunities in China

China is warming up to telematics, promising a hot market ahead.

Telematics in China: ‘Reverse innovating’ for success

Sachin Lawande, Harman International’s chief technology officer and co-president of Harman Automotive Division, on how China’s auto market is pushing the ‘reverse innovation’ trend

 

EASTERN AND CENTRAL EUROPE

Telematics in Russia, Part I: Waiting for ERA-GLONASS

Siegfried Mortkowitz outlines the potential of the Russian telematics market in the run-up to ERA-GLONASS

Telematics in Russia, Part II: The impact of ERA-GLONASS

Siegfried Mortkowitz explores whether the implementation of ERA-GLONASS will be a game-changer in the Russian telematics market

Telematics in Russia, Part III: Growing the market

Siegfried Mortkowitz chronicles the tentative growth of the Russian telematics market as the country prepares for the implementation of its nationwide emergency response system, ERA-GLONASS

Emerging Telematics Opportunities in Russia

Rajesh Chhabara reports on how mobile navigation is leading telematics expansion in Russia

Q&A: Meeting customer demand for tailor-made fleet solutions

Boris Pankov, general director of Omnicomm, head of Asymbix Project, on meeting customer demand for tailor-made fleet solutions through open collaboration, in Russia and beyond.

 

AFRICA

Insurance telematics: Making inroads in the African market

Andrew Tolve explores the growth opportunities for insurance telematics in Africa

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