Automated vehicle tracking and service provision system

  • US 6,584,403 B2
  • Filed: 01/17/2001
  • Issued: 06/24/2003
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/21/1997
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A system for managing a fleet of vehicles, said system comprising:

  • (a) a central controller;

    (b) for each vehicle;

    (i) a local controller including a wireless communication interface for communication with said central controller;

    (ii) a geo-location device located in said vehicle for providing current geo-vehicle to said local controller;

    (c) an interface associated with said central controller for inputting fleet management requests to said central controller; and

    (d) an output device associated with said central controller for presenting a fleet operator with geo-location specific information requested from said local controller and in response to said fleet management requests said specific information being based on said geo-location information of said vehicle.

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