Cubic Telecom announces partnership with CNHi
Cubic's PACE platform brings intelligence to the field, enabling farmers to precision farm and maximise productivity
Imagine a fleet of tractors that can gather real-time data to help farmers increase productivity and streamline efficiency. That’s now achievable thanks to a new and unique partnership between CNH Industrial (NYSE: NHI / MI:CNHI) and Cubic Telecom – the world’s leader in connected vehicle software.
The partnership – announced today - allows CNH Industrial’s agricultural brands, Case IH, New Holland Agriculture and STEYR, to initially deploy Cubic’s PACE platform across tractor, harvester, and crop protection models, with possible further future expansion. This global partnership is the first of its kind for CNH Industrial and will be operational in Europe, Brazil, North America, and the Asia-Pacific markets for selected models released from 2020.
Cubic Telecom’s PACE platform enables worldwide connections to LTE and 5G, so that CNH Industrial’s brands’ customers can keep remotely collecting and managing data on their terrain and machines to maximize productivity and crop yield all around the world.
With thousands of the company’s vehicles set to be connected from 2020, this collaboration brings Cubic off-road and marks its first delve into the agricultural IoT ecosystem. Later in the year, Cubic Telecom will be extending its connectivity solution offering within the CNH Industrial brand portfolio, to cover both IVECO commercial vehicles as well as CASE and New Holland Construction.
“It was time to go off-road and timing was perfect as CNH Industrial sought a global real-time connectivity platform to manage their next fleet of agricultural vehicles,” said Barry Napier, CEO and Executive Chairman at Cubic Telecom. “This further validates Cubic Telecom’s commitment to expand into new verticals and deliver on our sustainability focus by using data analytics to reduce the overall environmental impact of our customers’ end product. CNH Industrial is a global leader in the agricultural sector and this partnership marks a significant milestone for Cubic Telecom.”
About Case New Holland Industrial
CNH Industrial N.V (NYSE: CNHI /MI: CNHI) is a global leader in the capital goods sector with established industrial experience, a wide range of products and a worldwide presence. Each of the individual brands belonging to the Company is a major international force in its specific industrial sector: Case IH, New Holland Agriculture and Steyr for tractors and agricultural machinery; Case and New Holland Construction for earth moving equipment; Iveco for commercial vehicles; Iveco Bus and Heuliez Bus for buses and coaches; Iveco Astra for quarry and construction vehicles; Magirus for firefighting vehicles; Iveco Defence Vehicles for defense and civil protection; and FPT Industrial for engines and transmissions. More information can be found on the corporate website: www.cnhindustrial.com
About Cubic Telecom
Cubic Telecom is a global connectivity management software supplier that offers mobility solutions powering connectivity for leading Internet of things (IoT), automotive and mobile device companies across the globe.
An expert in Connected Intelligence, Cubic Telecom enables global scalability with local connectivity anytime, anywhere. Cubic provides connectivity in over 180 countries; the most robust network, device and retail partnerships worldwide; and flexible over-the-air (OTA) device management for clients and partners.
Cubic creates connectivity where there was none before, with a belief in the future of things: a future where everything is connected. Clients which also believe in this work include Audi, Panasonic, Volkswagen, e.GO and Skoda.
Based in Dublin Ireland, Cubic Telecom’s partners and customers include some of the world’s leading Fortune 100 tablet and notebook manufacturers, retailers, and automotive companies. The company is privately held with over €110 million in funding by Audi Electronics Venture GmbH, Qualcomm, Valid, the European Investment Bank, Enterprise Ireland and the Ireland Strategic Investment Fund, among others.
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