10th Annual

Telematics Update Awards 2014

June 3 // Hyatt Place Detroit, Novi, MI

Get a Front Row Seat at the Telematics Update Awards

Telematics Update has received over 400 nominations for this years Telematics Update Awards from across the globe. The shortlist has now been announced. Scroll down to see the full list. The winners will be announced at the Telematics Update Awards Ceremony on June 3. Here's why you should attend: 

  • Exclusive access to 350 of the industry's most revered executives at this high-octane awards ceremony
  • Be the first to get introduced to the most influencial companies in telematics and make those valuable connections 
  • Reward your team's hard work and dedication with a celebratory evening at the industry's premier awards ceremony

Click here to secure your place at the 2014 Telematics Update Awards


Announcing 2014's Telematics Awards Finalists

Telematics Update is delighted to announce the finalists for the 2014 Telematics Update Awards. Scroll down to see the full list of 2014's most influencial telematics companies. 

1. Global OEM Infotainment Solution Award

  • Audi of America
  • Mercedes-Benz Research & Development North America, Inc.
  • Nissan North America
  • QNX Software Systems for Toyota
  • Volvo Car Group

2. Best Telematics Service Provider Award

  • Airbiquity
  • Ericsson
  • OnStar
  • Sprint
  • Telecommunication Systems, Inc.
  • WirelessCar

Been shortlisted? Click here to find out next steps

3. Best Telematics Content Aggregator Award

  • Airbiquity
  • AUPEO!
  • Clear Channel Media and Entertainment
  • Harman
  • INRIX, Inc.
  • Intelematics Australia
  • NAVX
  • Nuance
  • Parkopedia
  • TomTom
  • Total Traffic & Weather Network
  • TuneIn, Inc.
  • UIEvolution
  • Wcities

4. Best Aftermarket Device or Solutions Award

  • AMV Networks GmbH
  • Automatic
  • CalAmp
  • Ctrack
  • Delphi Automotive
  • Global Mobile Alert Corporation
  • TomTom Business Solutions

5. Best Telematics Safety and Security Technology Award

  • Autotalks
  • Elektrobit Automotive
  • “Text100 for HARMAN to Harman
  • Octo Telematics North America
  • OnStar
  • Qualcomm Inc.
  • WirelessCar

Have you been shortlisted? Find out what to do next here

6. Best Telematics Service or Solutions for Commercial Vehicles Award

  • Daimler FleetBoard
  • Daimler Truck North America
  • Geotab
  • Scania CV AB
  • Telogis
  • TomTom Business Solutions
  • Verizon Networkfleet
  • Volvo Truck EMEA 
  • Webtech Wireless

7. Best Navigation Solution or Product Award

  • ALK Technologies
  • Audi of America
  • Garmin Würzburg GmbH
  • Rightware
  • Telenav
  • Text100 for HARMAN
  • Total Traffic & Weather Network

8. Best Automotive Application Award

  • Abalta Technologies
  • AUPEO!
  • Chrysler Group LLC & Sprint
  • Daimler AG
  • Delphi Automotive
  • Harman
  • HERE, a Nokia business
  • iOnRoad
  • OnStar
  • Parkopedia
  • Volvo Car Group
  • Wcities
  • Xtime

Click here to see Finalists next steps

9. 2013/14 Industry Newcomer Award

  • AMV Networks GmbH
  • Device Cloud Networks
  • Easypark
  • Elektrobit Automotive
  • Ericsson Connected Vehicle Cloud (CVC)
  • Harman’s Aha Cloud Platform
  • NissanConnect
  • OnStar with 4G LTE
  • Volkswagen Car-Net by Verizon Telematics

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

  • Cesar Satellite
  • Daimler FleetBoard
  • DigiCore / Ctrack
  • EZParking China
  • Qoros Auto
  • Road Track
  • Verizon Telematics

11. Best Insurance Telematics Product or Service Launch

  • Autoline Insurance Group
  • Carrot Insurance
  • Cesar Satellite
  • Danlaw, Inc.
  • DriveFactor
  • Methode Electronics
  • MyDrive Solutions
  • Octo Telematics North America
  • Telefónica Germany GmbH & Co. OHG
  • Teletrac, Inc.
  • TomTom Business Solutions
  • Towers Watson

12. Telematics Leadership Award

  • Ricky Hudi, Head of Electrical and Electronics Development, Audi AG 
  • Alexander Kocher, President & Managing Director, Elektrobit Automotive GmbH
  • Colin Sutherland, Vice President, Geotab
  • John Ellis, Global Technologist, Connected Services and Head of the Ford Developer Program, Ford Motor Company
  • Nino Tarantino, CEO, OCTO Telematics North America 
  • Mary Chan, President, Global Connected Consumer, General Motors
  • David Pratt, General Manager of Usage-Based Insurance, Progressive
  • John Horn, President, RacoWireless
  • Karin Radstrom, Director Fleet & Driver Services, Connected Services, Scania CV AB

Click here to register your tickets for the Telematics Update Awards


The Only International Telematics Awards That Recognize Real Innovation

The Telematics Update Awards wiil celebrate the most promising emerging companies as well as established and successful players. Past winners include Audi, BMW, Livio Radio, WirelessCar, Tweddle, TeleNav, Telogis and many more.

Here’s what you need to know about the Telematics Update Awards:

  • Over 400 of the global telematics industry's top companies submitted nominations this year
  • Each nomination is judged and marked by our expert panel of judges
  • The winners announced live at the ceremony on June 3
  • The ceremony takes place the evening before the world's largest gathering of telematics executives Telematics Detroit 201

Purchase your tickets to attend the Telematics Update Awards


Limited Tickets Available for The Awards Ceremony

This exclusive ceremony has limited places available and tickets sell out every year. The reason for this is simple. Every major OEM, tier 1, service provider and wireless carrier will attend this event to find out this year's winner before anyone else. This is what you can expect:

  • Be greeted by the Telematics Update team, relax with a glass of champagne before having your picture taken on the red carpet
  • Unwind and get to know your fellow industry peers while reviewing this years' nominees at our interactive cocktail reception
  • Enjoy a sumptious 3 course menu in our glamourous ballroom whist catching-up with old industry friends
  • Enjoy our after-dinner entertainment before the Telematics Awards Winners are announced live on stage

Join the industry's most illustrious companies at this year's awards


See What Last Year's Winners Had To Say

Winning a Telematics Update Award can make a real difference to your marketing messages, reward your workforce and enjoy the success of your hard work.

I’m really proud to stand up here and receive this. Thanks to Telematics Update, the judges, and all my colleagues and friends in this industry. I think that’s what we are. We’re building a new business, and we’re stretching out, and there’s room for all of us. There is not room for anyone to leave, not at this stage. We need more people

Martin Rosell, Managing Director, WirelessCar on winning the 2013 Telematics Leadership Award

It’s awesome to have industry wide recognition through Telematics Update. Livio, as a former start-up, now acquired by Ford, shows with great products and great promotion, entrepreneurs can continue to chase the American dream.

Jake Sigal, CEO, Livio Radio on winning the 2013 Best Automotive Application Award

We were honored to receive the 2013 Telematics Update Industry Newcomer Award for Sprint Velocity.  Our rapidly expanding line of business is focused on a technologically sophisticated group of automotive manufacturers and ecosystem members. As we continue to introduce our unique approach to connected car integration, the prestige of Telematics Update recognition has helped expand awareness in the marketplace and increase receptivity among potential business partners.

Ben Vos,  Vice President & General Manager, Sprint Emerging Solutions

Register here for the Telematics Update Awards


If you have any questions regarding the awards, please contact me on the details below.


Krystyna Grant
Krystyna Grant
Awards Director
Telematics Update
1 800 814 3459 ext 7241
T: +44 (0) 207 375 7241 (Global)
E: Kgrant@telematicsupdate.com
Meredith Evans
Meredith Evans
Awards Director
Telematics Update

1 800 814 3459 ext 4329 (USA Toll Free)
T: +44 (0) 207 422 4329 (Global)
E: mevans@telematicsupdate.com
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