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 Continental, a leading global supplier of systems, components, and tires to automobile and truck manufacturers, and the manufacturer of the VDO RoadLog Electronic Logging Device (ELD), has announced that its VDO RoadLog Office Solo ELD software is now compatible with Apple computers and laptops. VDO RoadLog Solo customers can now perform USB key synchronization on modern Apple computers and laptops having macOS Sierra (version 10.12 or higher), Apple Computer’s Mac OS X operating system for Macintosh desktop, laptop, and server computers. The customer’s computer or laptop must also have an available USB port and broadband internet access.  VDO RoadLog Office Advanced and Premium continue to be available on almost any machine running the latest version of a major web browser with internet access.

Jay McCarthy, Continental’s VDO RoadLog Marketing Manager explained, “We are excited to offer this new Apple compatibility to our customers.  Many owner operators and fleets are interested in synchronization to Apple computers and laptops, and we are now able to offer an easy way for them to connect these devices.” McCarthy added, “For those who may be using other ELDs, this is yet another reason to make the switch to the VDO RoadLog ELD solution.”

More information about the VDO RoadLog Office Solo ELD software and its compatibility with Apple computers and laptops as well as pricing and payment options on VDO RoadLog products, can be found at: www.vdoroadlog.com

VDO RoadLog was one of the first stand-alone ELDs offered in North America, providing an affordable, simple, and secure solution for mandate compliance and reporting. VDO RoadLog ELD is offered without monthly fees for basic services. For owner operators and fleets who want advanced features, VDO RoadLog ELD Plus adds cellular connectivity for text-based messaging, driver monitoring, remote load and trip management, and enhanced fleet management capabilities for an affordable monthly fee per vehicle.

Continental develops pioneering technologies and services for sustainable and connected mobility of people and their goods. Founded in 1871, the technology company offers safe, efficient, intelligent and affordable solutions for vehicles, machines, traffic and transportation. In 2017, Continental generated sales of €44 billion and currently employs more than 244,000 people in 61 countries and markets.

Information management in and beyond the vehicle is at the very heart of the Interior division. The product portfolio for different types of vehicles includes: instrument clusters, multifunctional and head-up displays, control units, access control and tire-information systems, radios, infotainment systems, input devices, control panels, climate control units, software, cockpits as well as services and solutions for telematics and Intelligent Transportation Systems. The Interior division employs more than 43,000 people worldwide and generated sales of €9.3 billion in 2017.

Within the Interior Division the Commercial Vehicles & Aftermarket Business Unit accommodates the specific requirements of the commercial vehicle, special vehicle and aftermarket sector. A global network of sales and service companies ensures proximity to local customers. Covering the product brands Continental, VDO, ATE, Galfer and Barum the Business Unit offers web based managed services, fleet management and tachograph solutions electronic products, systems and services for commercial and special vehicles, a broad selection of products for specialized workshops and spare parts for the Independent Aftermarket and the Original Equipment Services after end of series production of the vehicle manufacturer.

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