TRG: 2.1 M telematic devices in 2003

According to a recent report from the Telematics Research Group, by the end of 2003, over 2.1 million embedded telematics units will be shipped in North America, rising to over 2.

According to a recent report from the Telematics Research Group, by the end of 2003, over 2.1 million embedded telematics units will be shipped in North America, rising to over 2.3 million by the end of next year. Telematics device integration units will not be as popular in North America, with 164,000 shipped by the end of 2004. In the Asia-Pacific region, however, 250,000 device integration units will be shipped by the end of next year -- 30,000 more than the total embedded telematics units that will be distributed next year in the region, notes the Telematics Research Group.