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Telematics in Brazil: Needs and Market Opportunities
This paper intends to show how Telematics has started in Brazil and describe its impact in the traditional way of making Business with commercial vehicles.
We want to make a brief comment about the main enabling technologies for the Telematics improvement:
the investments after the privatisation of the sector, as well, trends for new services (WAP, SMS, Tracking, etc);
the growing of internet accesses and its impact in the industrial economy;
The impact of these
in the trucking Business and how Brazil is prepared for. New investments that are coming;
The impact of
in the Brazilian GIP (Gross Internal Product) and in the Transportation market.
Abrahão, L., Specht, S., Onusic, H., and Ventura, L., "Telematics in Brazil: Needs and Market Opportunities," SAE Technical Paper 2001-01-2812, 2001,
Luciano B. Abrahão, Stefan Specht, Helcio Onusic, Luso M. Ventura
DaimlerChrysler do Brasil Ltda / Instituto de Física - USP
International Truck & Bus Meeting & Exhibition
Truck Safety and Driver Issues-SP-1652
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