Press Release

@Road MRM Solutions Nominated For Two Prestigious Telematics Awards 2006

Independent Panel of Automotive and Wireless Industry Judges Select the @Road GeoManagerSM iLM® and @Road GeoManagerSM PE solutions as Telematics Award Program Finalists

FREMONT, Calif. – May 17, 2006 @Road®, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARDI), a global provider of next-generation solutions for Mobile Resource Management (MRM), today announced that Telematics Update magazine has identified @Road® GeoManager iLM and @Road GeoManager PE solutions as finalists in the categories of “Best Commercial Vehicle Application” and “Best Telematics Mobile Phone Application or Product” respectively. Winners of the Telematics Update Awards 2006 will be announced at a gala dinner that closes the first day’s proceedings at the 6th annual Telematics Detroit Conference and Exhibition, May 23-24, 2006 at the Rock Financial Showplace. Telematics Detroit 2006 is the largest automotive telematics conference and exhibition in the world.

According to the Telematics Update event organizers, a record-breaking number of entries from across the telematics industry were submitted for this year’s Telematics Update Awards and the competition has been far closer than ever before. Chosen by an independent panel of automotive and wireless industry judges, each judge had to narrow each category down to five finalists.

“The Telematics Update Awards recognizes those companies that are helping to shape the future of telematics through innovative new products, solutions and services,” says Ven Pedro, event director for Telematics Update Detroit 2006. “The fact that so many companies are investing in telematics obviously reflects that they now see great potential for profit and is an excellent indicator of the strength of the industry.”
During Telematics Detroit 2006 conference - over two days 65 industry leading speakers will give the conference delegates cutting edge business intelligence, market predictions and practical tips for success. Included on the list of industry-leading speakers is John Lankes, @Road Vice President of Global Commercial Vehicle Markets. During the conference on May 23, Mr. Lankes will cover the topic of “End-to-End Mobile Resource Management” which includes insight into and discussion of:

  • Understanding how on-demand, end-to-end Mobile Resource Management (MRM) solutions can optimize the mobile worker, their work, and their assets in the field.
  • Hearing how MRM solutions can reduce fuel and other fleet operating costs through greater driver compliance, more efficient routing and improved vehicle maintenance.
  • Examining emerging MRM technology trends related to enhanced commercial driver and vehicle safety, as well as accident avoidance and reconstruction.


About @Road

@Road, Inc. is a leading global provider of solutions designed to automate the management of mobile resources and to optimize the service delivery process for customers across a variety of industries. @Road delivers Mobile Resource Management solutions in three key areas: Field Force Management, Field Service Management and Field Asset Management. By providing real-time Mobile Resource Management infrastructure integrating wireless communications, location-based technologies, transaction processing and the Internet, @Road solutions are designed to provide a secure, scalable, upgradeable, enterprise-class platform, and are offered in on-demand software delivery, on-premise or hybrid environments that can seamlessly connect mobile workers in the field to real-time corporate data. @Road is headquartered in Fremont, Calif., and has a global presence with offices in North America, Europe and Asia. For more information on @Road solutions, visit


About Telematics Update Magazine

Telematics Update organizes leading business conferences in the USA, Europe and Asia-Pacific. Telematics Update also provides free information, free weekly and monthly emails and print newsletters for senior executives with an interest in wireless automotive technology.

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Except for the historical information contained herein, the matters discussed in this news release are forward-looking statements involving risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in such forward-looking statements. These factors, risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to the ability of @Road to develop and deploy MRM solutions for mobile workforce productivity and field service delivery; the dependence of @Road on mobile data systems technology, cellular and satellite networks, network infrastructure and positioning systems owned and controlled by others; and general economic and political conditions.. Further information regarding risk factors is included in the @Road Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q dated May 9, 2006, the @Road Annual Report on Form 10-K dated March 22, 2006 and in its other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. @Road does not undertake any obligation to update the forward-looking statements contained in this press release.

@Road, the @Road logo, GeoManager and iLM are trademarks or registered trademarks of @Road, Inc. All other marks herein are the properties of their respective owners.



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Bob Stern
@Road Media Relations

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