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XATA and SpeedGauge Partner to Provide Enhanced Speed Data for Increased Safety

March 4, 2010

MINNEAPOLIS, March 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — XATA Corporation (Nasdaq: XATA), a leader in fleet optimization software and services, today announced a reseller partnership with SpeedGauge, a commercial vehicle GPS data provider for speed tracking and analysis. The addition of SpeedGauge to the XATANET application suite will be available in late spring to new and existing XATANET users.

Speeding is a concern for fleet managers and their insurers because it not only indicates unsafe driver behavior, it also results in poor fuel economy and increased vehicle maintenance. SpeedGauge’s solutions help fleet operators identify high-risk driver behavior and manage fuel economy, making the technology the ideal complement to XATA’s fleet performance management solutions.

“Because speeding can greatly impact fleet operations cost and overall safety, customers want and need this functionality,” said Tom Flies, senior vice president, product marketing, XATA Corporation. “By listening to our customers, we are able to constantly evolve our solution. Working with such top, third-party application providers as SpeedGauge is an excellent way to include capabilities that take the guesswork out of compliance and promote safety.”

“Our shared vision of providing superior fleet performance information to fleet management will make for a great partnership with XATA,” said Robert Reid, co-founder and executive vice president, SpeedGauge. “Our comprehensive speed data and analysis will give XATA customers more visibility into their drivers’ behavior, information that will result in an overall better-run fleet.”

About XATA

XATA Corporation is the expert in optimizing truck-fleet operations by reducing costs and ensuring regulatory compliance. Our on-demand software and services help companies manage fleet operations performance, enhance driver safety and deliver a higher level of customer satisfaction. Offered through a monthly-subscription service, XATA software solutions can affordably oversee every truck in an organization’s fleet. XATA also provides expert services to develop the business processes required to deliver the profitability, safety and service levels demanded by today’s competitive transportation environments.

Based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, XATA revolutionized the trucking industry by being the first to introduce electronic driver logs and exception-based management reporting. Our XATANET solution provides our customers with access to their vehicle data anywhere, anytime. XATA Turnpike–a division of XATA Corporation–provides PDA-based fleet management capabilities for little or no upfront costs.

About SpeedGauge

Since 2002, SpeedGauge has been building and offering useful applications and services built upon the deep analysis of GPS data streams. These innovative applications and services are designed to improve enterprise efficiency and decision making and are developed in a way that neatly integrates with current IT solutions and management processes.

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