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Finalists Revealed for the 2013 Telematics Update Awards

May 2, 2013

The finalist list for the highly anticipated Telematics Update Awards 2013 has just been announced; this year the calibre of finalists has raised the stakes even higher for the most prestigious awards ceremony in the industry.

Detroit (PRWEB) May 02, 2013

The Telematics Update Awards are the global telematics industry´s only independently judged awards. The awards have been designed to recognise innovation and the commercial success of twelve key product areas. Telematics Update has received over 350 nominations from across the globe. Finalists include TomTom, Pandora, BMW, TuneIn and Onstar. The winners will be announced as part of a glamorous awards ceremony on Tuesday June 4 at the Hotel Barronette, Novi, MI, USA. Tickets to attend the ceremony are now available at http://www.telematicsawards.com. 250 of the industry´s elite will gather at the ceremony, but tickets are limited. Telematics Update advises interested parties to book early to avoid missing the most exciting night in the telematics calendar.

Telematics Detroit Project Director, Gareth Ragg commented, “2013 is an incredibly exciting time for the telematics industry. Inspired by innovation from across the wider connected and mobile worlds, the pace of change has never been so fast. This year´s Telematics Update Awards nominees reflect the most progressive technology and solutions that the telematics industry has to offer. These are the companies that are shaping the future of the connected car.”

The full Telematics Update Awards shortlist

1. Best Aftermarket Device or Solution Award

Audiovox Electronics Corp

BMW of North America LLC

Cimble Corp.    (SecureConnex)

inthinc Technology Solutions, Inc

Octo Telematics North America

TomTom Business Solutions

Verizon Telematics (Hughes Telematics, Inc. & Verizon)

2. Best Automotive Application Award

Chevrolet – General Motors






Xtime, Inc

3. Best Insurance Telematics Product or Service Launch


Octo Telematics North America

PayGo Systems Ltd.

Progressive Insurance

Teletrac Inc.

Verizon Telematics

4. Best Navigation Solution or Product Award


Audi of America



Mercedes-Benz Research & Development North America, Inc.


Total Traffic Network

5. Best Telematics Content Aggregator Award

Aha by Harman



Total Traffic Network

TuneIn, Inc.

Tweddle Group


6. Best Telematics Product or Service Launch in an Emerging Market (BRIC Region)


inthinc Technology Solutions, Inc.



Tracker Connect (Pty) Ltd – South Africa


7. Best Telematics Safety & Security Solution Award

BMW of North America LLC


Hyundai Motor America



8. Best Telematics Service or Solution for Commercial Vehicle Award


Novatel Wireless


Qualcomm Enterprise Services

Teletrac, Inc.

TomTom Business Solutions

V3 Teletech Pte Ltd

Volvo Trucks

9. Best Telematics Service Provider Award



RACO Wireless

Telogis, Inc

Verizon Telematics (Hughes Telematics, Inc. and Verizon)


10. Global OEM Infotainment Solution Award

Audi of America

Chevrolet (GM)

Ford Motor Company

Kia Motors America

Mercedes-Benz R&D NA, Inc.

11. 2012/13 Industry Newcomer Award

Arynga, Inc

Clear Channel Media and Entertainment





SiriusXM Radio

Sprint for Sprint Velocity

12. Telematics Leadership Award

Alexander Kocher, President and Managing Director, Elektrobit Automotive GmbH

Robin Harbage, Director, Towers Watson

Chris Ruff, CEO and President of UIEvolution

Martin Rosell, Managing Director, WirelessCar

For all the Telematics Update latest announcements, please go to: http://www.telematicsawards.com

The Telematics Awards ceremony, sponsored by Sirius XM, will take place on June 4 at the Hotel Baronette, Novi, MI from 6.30pm. The evening is attended by the top 200 VIPs from the telematics industry. The evening is not restricted to nominees and finalists only, however tickets are limited.

The evening will start with a themed reception followed by a three course meal before the winners are announced live on stage.

For more information go to: http://www.telematicsawards.com or call the Telematics Update Awards Director, Krystyna Grant on +44 207 375 7585, or email kgrant(at)telematicsupdate(dot)com

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