WebTech Wireless Inc.
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WebTech Wireless Inc.

September 27, 2010 04:00 ET

WebTech Wireless Enters Medium-Duty Commercial Truck Market

1,000 Hino Trucks to Be Equipped With Quadrant® Fleet Management Solution

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Sept. 27, 2010) - WebTech Wireless Inc. (TSX:WEW), a leading provider of vehicle fleet location-based services (LBS) and telematics technology, today announced that it has signed an LBS supply agreement with Hino Trucks, a Toyota Group Company, for the delivery of 1,000 Quadrant WT7000E Locators, supported by an enhanced version of the Quadrant web-based, fleet management portal.

"Hino Trucks' selection of Quadrant is a testament to our hardware and software's inherent design quality and dependability, as well as the execution capability of our team," said Scott Edmonds, President & CEO, WebTech Wireless. "We look forward to partnering with Hino Trucks to equip its customers with fleet LBS and telematics technology." 

"Telematics solutions provide our customers the intelligence needed to optimize their fleets' performance," said Dominik Beckman, Marketing Manager of Hino Trucks, who also went on to say, "WebTech's offering is one of the best values in the market with compact product packaging, a flexible web interface, and the integration of leading telecommunication partners, AT&T, Garmin, and Google." 

Quadrant is an end-to-end solution for the service and transportation industry that provides innovative GPS-based, remote fleet management capabilities to fleet operations of all sizes, allowing them to monitor the location and operation of their mobile assets in real-time through web and email-based applications, and detailed reports. With this ability, fleet managers can realize substantial increases in efficiency and productivity while decreasing costs through more efficient fleet utilization, reduced fuel use and preventive maintenance. Safety and environmental concerns are also addressed with the ability to monitor and mentor driver behaviour to reduce the instances of such things as excessive idling, speeding and hard braking. Quadrant also improves driver communication and facilitates EOBR and hours of service (HOS) reporting that meets and exceeds government regulatory requirements, including CSA 2010.

About Hino Trucks

Hino Trucks, a Toyota Group Company, assembles, sells and services class 4-7 commercial trucks in the United States and is headquartered in Novi, Michigan. With over 175 dealers across the country, Hino Trucks is the fastest growing medium duty truck nameplate in the United States. For more information, please visit www.hino.com

About WebTech Wireless®

WebTech Wireless Inc. (TSX:WEW) is a provider of vehicle fleet location-based services (LBS) and telematics technology. It develops, manufactures and supports end-to-end wireless solutions that improve the productivity, profitability, environmental compliance and safety of vehicle fleets. Its comprehensive suite of products and services include: automatic vehicle location (AVL), mapping, vehicle diagnostics, CO2 reporting, navigation, messaging, and mobile resource management. The Company serves customers of all sizes in the transport, government, service, insurance and OEM markets in over forty-one countries, including Fortune 500 companies. Specialized products include: Quadrant® fleet management software, InterFleet® solutions for government, and NextBus® real-time passenger information services for transit fleets. For more information, please visit www.webtechwireless.com.

This News Release may contain forward-looking statements involving risks and uncertainties pertaining to, but not limited to, product plans, timing, content, pricing of products, market and industry expectations, the wireless communications and mobile fleet industries, and general economic and political conditions. Given the risks and uncertainties inherent in the markets and industries referred to in this News Release, WebTech Wireless cannot guarantee that any forward-looking statements will be realized. All amounts in Canadian dollars (CAD$) unless otherwise noted. Trademarks are the property of their owners.

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