ALK Launches CoPilot Truck Energy App on Google Play Store

Provides truck-specific in-cab navigation integrated with oil and gas field mapping for Android-based Smartphones and Tablets

Princeton, New Jersey – November 18 – ALK, a Trimble Company and global leader in GeoLogistics® solutions and navigation software, today announced CoPilot® Truck™ Energy , an in-cab turn-by-turn navigation solution integrated with oil and gas field mapping, is available on the Google Play Store for Android-based smartphones and tablets.

CoPilot Truck Energy offers up-to-date maps of North America enhanced with GEOTrac System’s comprehensive off-road mapping service featuring oil and gas specific map data and facilities, including wells, compressor stations and plants.  With CoPilot Truck Energy, drivers and crews receive spoken, turn-by-turn directions for safe, efficient access to off-road locations.

“It’s critical for drivers in the patch to have a reliable navigation solution that safely guides them directly to off-road locations and wellheads the first time, and every time.” said Dan Popkin, senior vice president, enterprise solutions, ALK.  “In addition to improved driver safety and productivity, CoPilot Truck Energy’s unique industry specific route calculation reduces out-of-route mileage and costs. We’re pleased to provide these services to the popular and rapidly growing Android community.”

Also included in CoPilot Truck Energy:

  • An interactive, easy-to-use interface with 2D, 3D and directions only map views
  • The latest industry standard PC*MILER routing and truck-specific attributes
  • Reliable offline navigation with maps stored on-board the device, so no mobile data connection is needed
  • Customizable dimensions (height, length, width, axle and weight) for optimal routing
  • Load specific routing including 30 different hazmat classes and categories
  • Millions of Points of Interest including truck specific categories: truck services, truck stops, rest areas, weigh stations and Cat Scales
  • Powerful multi-stop optimization and the ability to drag the route to fully customize

CoPilot Truck Energy is available now to download from Google Play for $9.99.  The initial purchase provides a 30 day subscription of voice-guided navigation, ActiveTraffic and off-road mapping service and includes the choice of the complete of map of U.S. or Canada.  Additional 30 day subscriptions can be purchased via in-app purchase for $9.99.  Users also have the option of purchasing a 12 month subscription via in-app purchase for $99.99.

For more information, visit Google Play

About ALK

ALK, a Trimble Company and global leader in GeoLogistics solutions and navigation software, is focused on developing innovative solutions for transportation, logistics, mobile workforces and consumers. Product lines include award-winning CoPilot, a leading source of GPS navigation software for fleets, mobile operators, hardware OEMs, systems integrators, professional drivers and consumers. ALK’s PC*MILER is widely recognized as the industry standard for routing, mileage and mapping.   ALK Maps is a development platform designed for the transportation industry and provides commercial routing, geocoding and mapping visualization for enterprise applications.

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