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Lysanda to partner with TomTom to reduce vehicle fuel costs and emissions

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Lysanda selected as partner to provide core technology for TomTom’s new ecoPLUS™, a smart easily installed device which connects to a vehicle’s onboard diagnostic solution

The technology enables the tracking of valuable data such as fuel efficiency, driver behaviours and carbon footprint leading to significant savings on fuel costs and emissions     

London, 22 September 2010 - Lysanda, the leading provider of advanced technology for vehicle fuel savings, today announced that it has been selected as a partner by TomTom to provide its best-of-breed software, Eco-log™.

The introduction of Lysanda’s ground breaking technology into the new TomTom ecoPLUS, will enable fleet managers to view valuable data including information on fuel efficiency, driver behaviour and carbon footprint of a vehicle through the TomTom WEBFLEET system.  The device is easily installed and connects quickly and simply to a vehicles on-board diagnostic system.

Lysanda’s suite of innovative solutions have been designed to provide highly accurate data on vehicle fuel consumption and wastage to help reduce vehicle fleet running costs.  On average savings of between 15 – 20 per cent can be realised through improving driving behaviour using the in-vehicle driver aid and management reporting tools. 

“We have partnered with Lysanda for the broad vehicle access they provide with their product. We can now offer control over both costs and carbon footprint for passenger cars, light commercial vehicles as well as heavy trucks” said Thomas Schmidt, Managing Director of TomTom Business Solutions. “This fits our strategy to provide fit-for-purpose and easy to use solutions to businesses.”

“This is a clear endorsement of our cutting edge technology by the world’s leading provider of location and navigation systems,” said Alexander Willard, CEO, Lysanda.  “We have been working very closely with TomTom Business Solutions to deliver this technology and are delighted to partner with TomTom to bring the ecoPLUS device to market and thus contributing to the green and running cost ambitions of today’s businesses”. 

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Press contacts:Elena Davidson, Mi libertyedavidson@miliberty.com020 7751 4444

About LysandaLysanda is a world leading provider of advanced technology for vehicle fuel savings. Its innovative suite of Eco-Log™ solutions helps reduce vehicle fleet running costs by providing highly accurate data on fuel consumption and wastage.

Lysanda is head quartered in the UK with offices in Kelvedon, Essex. Its leadership team boasts over 100 man-years of power train development  experience and is led by Founder and CEO, Alexander Willard.

Alexander Willard has over 16 years experience in the automotive industry and after establishing Lysanda in 2005, became the brains behind the   Eco-Log™ project and supporting patents. Originally trained as a naval architect, Alex has held roles as a power-train technical specialist and programme manager for Ford Motor Co and at engineering consultants, MSX Alex delivered complex advanced technology programmes for a variety of clients including Jaguar Cars.

For more information about Lysanda, please visit www.lysanda.com

Eco-Log™ is a registered trademark of Lysanda. 

About TomTom N.VTomTom Business Solutions is a leading provider of fleet management solutions and recognized as the fastest growing Telematics Service Provider for commercial fleets in Europe. TomTom Business Solutions is fully dedicated to commercial vehicle fleets and has been operating under the TomTom WORK brand for the past 5 years.

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