Ford boosts telematics for electric and gasoline fleets


Ford Pro Intelligence adds complementary telematics data services for electric or gasoline vehicles.

Ford Pro Telematics Essentials is a free web application available to all commercial customers using Ford gasoline vehicles with built-in modems. As the only free telematics service offered by an automaker for the life of a Ford vehicle, Ford Pro Telematics Essentials not only makes vehicle data more accessible, it also provides new features to customers, such as simplified maintenance planning to help increase fleet uptime and productivity.

“Regardless of the size of a commercial fleet, whether fully electric or not, vehicle data plays an important role in improving uptime and efficiency,” said Brent West, General Manager by Ford Pro Intelligence. “Ford Pro E-Telematics and Ford Pro Telematics Essentials provide fleet managers with key information and capabilities through an intuitive interface at no additional cost. “

Ford Pro Telematics Essentials is designed to help fleet managers operate their fleet more efficiently, by providing instant odometer readings, diagnostic trouble codes, reminder notifications, traceable maintenance alerts and information on engine hours and oil life. It will even relay warning lights so fleet managers can resolve issues faster, improve uptime, and potentially avoid costly repairs. All of this information is transmitted to fleet operators via a dashboard on a computer that makes it easy to see their fleet’s location without relying on drivers to report issues.

Ford commercial customers can sign up for the service, which is free for the life of their Ford vehicles, now by visiting

Ford will continue to improve the feature offerings for Ford Pro Telematics Essentials. In October, Ford introduced the ability for fleet managers to search for dealers and schedule maintenance services via a link from the telematics dashboard once they receive an alert that a vehicle needs service. ‘a meeting.

Ford Pro is committed to smoothing the transition to electric vehicles, such as the E-Transit and the F-150 Lightning Pro, for fleets with Ford Pro E-Telematics. Fleet operators can now sign up for three years of free access to this service, designed to help them manage their electric vehicle fleet and effectively control energy consumption costs through information on the recharge.

With Ford Pro E-Telematics, fleet managers have access to an intuitive dashboard to monitor electric vehicle battery life and charger locations, state of charge and power consumption, with notifications or alerts that ensure vehicles are always charged and ready to go.

Customers wishing to access even more advanced features can easily upgrade to the Ford Pro Telematics subscription service. This offers additional productivity features including GPS tracking, driver behavior information, non-Ford utility vehicle support, a mobile driver app and more.

Source: Ford


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