Spireon Inc. recently introduced GoldStar Connect, a full-featured connected car mobile application that gives buy-here, pay-here dealers and other creditors the opportunity to increase customer loyalty and profitability.

With the new GoldStar Connect mobile app, consumers now have access to all the benefits of connectivity - real-time location access, trip history, vehicle health alerts and recovery solutions for stolen cars - as an add-on at the time of purchase.

Among the new features are stolen vehicle recovery and insurance discounts.

PassTime has debuted the Elite 6 device, the latest entry in its Elite line of GPS devices.

With an installer-configurable starter-interrupt setup option, installers can now integrate Elite 6 into a much broader selection of vehicles than ever before. The setup configurations also allow Elite 6 to more easily address the challenges posed by newer ignition technologies found in push-button start vehicles as well as many advanced stop-start engine systems.

Elite 6 also features LTE communications for superior network longevity as well as a discrete, precision GPS system for enhanced location pinpointing.  In addition to the advancements in installation flexibility, Elite 6 also boasts a 20-percent size reduction.

Further, Elite 6 contains advanced self-override features which give consumers multiple options, including a mobile app, to utilize disable override commands.

Elite 6 will begin shipping to PassTime customers in early November.

HyreCar has announced a strategic partnership with PassTime.

This partnership offers advanced vehicle asset tracking and management to car dealers and fleet owners who use the HyreCar platform.

PassTime has set up a special-order portal for DriveItAway - HyreCar dealers to procure vehicle telematics units, and will be integrating all of the PassTime telematics services within its dealer focused vehicle administration platform for easy vehicle specific applications.

PassTime announced the all-new Trax 6 device, an LTE Category M GPS tracking device.  

The Trax 6, certified on Verizon Wireless, features LTE Cat M (category M) technology which boasts extremely low power consumption from the device as well as network longevity in using some of the newest network technology available.

TRAX 6 is currently in production and will be commercially available soon.