CalAmp Launches LoJack España to Provide Connected Intelligence and Enhanced Vehicle Theft Protection for Local Fleets
MADRID and IRVINE, Calif., June 3, 2021 / PRNewswire / – CalAmp (Nasdaq: CAMP), a connected intelligence company that helps people and businesses work smarter, today announced the launch of LoJack® España , a wholly owned subsidiary in Spain. LoJack España markets CalAmp’s industry-leading connected car cloud services and LoJack® Stolen Vehicle Recovery (SVR) solutions to help auto and motorcycle dealers, insurers, rental companies, OEMs and businesses to proactively monitor and manage their fleets, against losses due to theft.
Spain has historically ranked third, behind Italy and the UK, among the European countries with the highest auto theft rates. It is estimated that 100 vehicles a day are stolen in Spain according to the Interior Ministry. LoJack España aims not only to tackle cases of theft but also to improve recovery rates of stolen vehicles using its innovative MESH technology which combines VHF, GPS and GSM to provide fleet owners, managers and drivers with a precise and real-time location tracking. MESH technology also enables each equipped car to detect other stolen cars nearby to provide the best recovery rates and provide peace of mind to consumers and businesses.
In addition to SVR, LoJack España will offer car dealers SmartDealer ™, a CRM application that helps generate after-sales revenue and strengthen customer relationships through the LoJack Connect ™ mobile application. Using advanced CalAmp Telematics Cloud and computing technology, the app provides visibility into vehicle location, battery status, and other diagnostic data. Car rental companies can use the same connected intelligence to protect their fleets and proactively monitor vehicle health for preventative maintenance. Rental and insurance companies can take advantage of the app’s automated CrashBoxx ™ accident report for reconstruction and collision investigation.
LoJack España aims to gain an immediate foothold in the Spanish market with several of the country’s largest insurance, car and motorcycle dealers and rental companies, taking advantage of existing international partnerships. Direct relations with local law enforcement in Spain are being reestablished under the leadership of José Ignacio Rubio, former sales and marketing director of Detector. Rubio will assume the role of Country Director to lead LoJack España in Spain and future business expansion in Portugal to bring the full breadth of CalAmp’s portfolio of solutions to the region, including CalAmp iOn ™ for business intelligence. fleets and assets.
“I am delighted to lead the launch of LoJack España. We’re excited to bring consumers, dealers and insurers across Spain not only superior vehicle protection with LoJack’s best SVR solutions, but also cloud-based connected car services to enhance safety. and peace of mind. Small fleet operators as well as large businesses will be able to make more informed decisions that will reduce costs and increase productivity with CalAmp’s innovative fleet and asset management solution. Spanish market significantly ”, said José Ignacio Rubio, Country Director, LoJack España & Portugal.
“The launch of LoJack España marks a crucial step in the growth of LoJack and CalAmp in Europe,” added Maurizio Iperti, senior vice president of LoJack EMEA. “From Tracker in the UK to LoJack Italia and now LoJack España, we continue to expand our global reach, helping clients in these markets to better track, monitor and recover their vital assets with levels of intelligence and visibility. in a way they never could have imagined. possible that will allow them to develop their business and prosper. “
About LoJack SpainLoJack España, a wholly owned subsidiary of CalAmp, provides the best in stolen vehicle and connected car recovery services to the auto dealer, OEM, insurance and rental car markets and their end customers that improve management vehicles and protect against theft. Using CalAmp’s unified IoT ecosystem of software applications, cloud platform, telematics services and advanced IT products, LoJack Espana delivers connected insights into valuable assets that empower people and businesses in Spain and Portugal to make more informed decisions, reduce costs and maximize productivity. For more information, visit www.lojackiberia.com and LinkedIn.
About CalAmpCalAmp (Nasdaq: CAMP) is a connected intelligence company that helps people and businesses work smarter. We work in partnership with the transportation and logistics, industrial equipment, government and automotive industries to provide information that helps businesses make the right decisions. Our smart apps, platforms and devices allow them to track, monitor and recover their critical assets with real-time visibility that reduces costs, maximizes productivity and improves security. Based in Irvine, California, CalAmp has been publicly traded since 1983. We have 22 million products installed and over 1.3 million software and service subscribers worldwide. For more information, visit calamp.com, or LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube or CalAmp Blog.
CalAmp, LoJack, TRACKER, Here comes the bus, Bus attendant, iOn Vision, CrashBoxx and associated logos are trademarks of CalAmp and / or its affiliates in the United States, certain other countries and / or the EU. Spireon acquired the LoJack® US Stolen Vehicle Recovery (SVR) business from CalAmp and holds an exclusive license of the LoJack brand in the United States and Canada. All other trademarks or trade names mentioned are the property of their respective owners.
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