NEW YORK — Verizon is helping the electronic vehicle (EV) analytics company Sawatch Labs deliver fleet data to customers.
Sawatch Labs and Verizon Connect entered into a technology integration partnership, according to Verizon this month.
The partnership is intended to help Sawatch Labs assist customers with more than 10 vehicles plan the shift from internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles to EVs.
The companies believe EVs will become a “significant part” of vehicle fleets in the coming years, creating more demand for EV fleet management solutions.
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Verizon Connect is working to help automate and improve the way vehicles and people “move through the world.” The division provides fleet and mobile workforce management solutions, including Reveal, its GPS fleet tracking software.
As part of the partnership, Sawatch will integrate vehicle data from Reveal to perform a range of EV analytics, including feasibility and infrastructure planning.
The analytics by Sawatch are designed to meet “drivers’ needs” and support customized suggestions on fleet procurement, assignments, and size.
The integration between Verizon Connect and Sawatch Labs will help fleets decide budget, timing, and charging or “everything they need to consider in the process, leaving nothing to chance,” said Erin Cave, director of product Management, Verizon Connect.
Partnering with Verizon Connect will help ensure fleet customers have the “real-time insights required to optimize their vehicle purchasing decisions,” said Sarah Booth, COO, Sawatch Labs.
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