Cambridge Mobile Telematics (CMT) News

The Two Leading Mobile Telematics Firms Are Now One

Cambridge Mobile Telematics has acquired rival TrueMotion for an undisclosed price in a deal that give it an expanded presence and capabilities in the global auto insurance market. The cash and stock transaction closed on June 17. CMT declined to …

American Family Rolls Out Rewards Program for Infrequent Drivers in Arizona

American Family Insurance has partnered with Cambridge Mobile Telematics (CMT), a smartphone telematics company, to create the MilesMyWay auto insurance program that rewards drivers for driving less. The app-based program is a pay-as-you-drive (mileage-based) telematics offering that allows drivers to …

Despite Warnings and Laws, Drivers Continue to Be Distracted by Phones

Despite education programs and state laws, phone-based driving distraction is still on the rise—and is likely responsible for far more accidents than widely reported, says a new study from Cambridge Mobile Telematics (CMT). CMT’s analysis of 54 million trips recorded …

Accident Reports Now Ready Minutes After Crash on Smartphone, Says Telematics Firm

The company that helped make driver safety monitoring ubiquitous among auto insurers is now offering a product that can write accident reports within minutes of a crash. Cambridge Mobile Telematics (CMT) announced the launch of Claims Studio, an accident reporting …

Getting Americans to Stop Using Phones While Driving

The distracted driving report by Zendrive, a traffic-data startup, makes it clearer and clearer each year that millions of Americans can’t stop themselves from talking, texting and livestreaming—yes, even using FaceTime—while driving. The results have been increasingly unsettling, showing that …

Cambridge Mobile Telematics Receives $500 Million SoftBank Funding

Massachusetts-based Cambridge Mobile Telematics, which offers safe driving technology that is used globally by insurers and other firms, said it has attracted a $500 million investment from the SoftBank Vision Fund that it will use to grow globally. “This partnership …

Towers Watson & Cambridge to Provide Usage-Based Auto Insurance Market Info

Global professional services company Towers Watson and Cambridge Mobile Telematics (CMT), a telematics technology provider will use “advanced mobile sensing, data analytics and behavioral science,” in an agreement to provide “a jointly developed comprehensive usage-based auto insurance (UBI) solution and …