|By Business Wire||
|June 24, 2014 04:30 AM EDT||
TomTom Telematics’ technology has been chosen by Alllianz France to underpin its new motor insurance offer: Allianz Conduite Connectée, powered by TomTom.
Allianz France selects TomTom Telematics for new private motor insurance solution (Photo: Business Wire)
The Allianz solution helps French consumers to assess their driving by providing actionable insights via a new smartphone app. The app also lets policy holders easily request roadside assistance.
TomTom’s telematics platform processes a range of vehicle and driving performance data for the app, recorded by the TomTom LINK 100 in the vehicle. Allianz France policy holders can self-install the LINK 100 device as it plugs directly into the vehicle’s diagnostics port of their car.
Motorists benefit from valuable feedback on mileage, acceleration, braking and cornering. In addition, the system will automatically alert Mondial Assistance emergency services in the event of a vehicle crash.
“As a world leader we are at the forefront of innovation and our aim was to bring new services to our clients that help them to be safe on the road. We have partnered with TomTom Telematics because it offers a market-leading technology platform with a proven track record for the highest standards of reliability and service,” said Delphine Asseraf, Head of Digital, Allianz France.”
Thomas Schmidt, TomTom Telematics’ Managing Director, added: “This new insurance solution demonstrates the opportunities for developing innovative smartphone apps using actionable vehicle data. Our system empowers motorists to improve their driving style, helping them to reduce fuel and maintenance costs, accidents and their carbon footprint.
TomTom (TOM2) empowers movement. Every day millions of people around the world depend on TomTom to make smarter decisions. We design and develop innovative products that make it easy for people to keep moving towards their goals. Best known for being a global leader in navigation and mapping products, TomTom also creates GPS Sport Watches, as well as state-of-the-art fleet management solutions and industry leading location based products.
Our business consists of four customer facing business units: Consumer, Automotive, Licensing and Telematics.
Founded in 1991 and headquartered in Amsterdam, we have 3,600 employees worldwide and sell our products in over 35 countries.
About TomTom Telematics
TomTom Telematics is a Business Unit of TomTom dedicated to fleet management and vehicle telematics. Our WEBFLEET platform is a Software-as-a-Service solution – used by small to large businesses to improve vehicle performance, safe fuel, support drivers and increase overall fleet efficiency.
TomTom Telematics is one of the world’s leading telematics solution providers with over 350,000 subscriptions worldwide - recognised as the largest in the European market. We service drivers in more than 60 countries, giving them the industry’s strongest local support network and widest range of sector-specific 3rd party applications and integrations. More than 28,000 customers benefit every day from the highest level of security, quality and availability of our ISO 27001 certified service.
For further information, please visit www.tomtom.com/telematics
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