What makes a good Vehicle GPS tracker?

What makes a good Vehicle GPS tracker?


Until 2026, annual shipments of aftermarket hardware are forecasted to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 12 percent to reach 72.8 million at the end of the forecast period. In such a large market, the quality of similar products is uneven, we can’t help but ask, “What makes a good Vehicle GPS tracker?” Here are few tips may help you to decided, which kind of Vehicle GPS tracker are good ones.


Size is the number one consideration when it comes to a good vehicle tracker. Because no matter how good the signal is, how good the quality is, and how long the tracker can standby, if its size is too large, it will lose the most fundamental role as a tracker, which is concealment. A tracker is only valuable if it is hidden from someone.

VL01 only have 113L 51W 20H mm. This means that you can install it anywhere on the car where the cable length can reach, of course the gas tank is not acceptable. But the small and delicate it is always escorting you. You can’t feel it, but it’s always there.


The end of 2G and 3G is a foregone conclusion, and the popularity of 4G is irresistible. But not all regions are starting to use 4G networks, there are still large areas where the country still relies on 2G systems to manage fleets. The popularization of 4G network is not simply changing the numbers, it involves construction of base stations, hardware and applications covered, and the adaptation of terminals. So, 2G/3G ended, but not yet.

What makes a good vehicle GPS tracker? this is an inevitable question for every Jimi my product R&D engineer. Not only do we have to consider adapting to the wave of the market, but we also have to take care of remote and backward areas and areas where 4G has not yet been popularized. This is why VL01 was born.

Escort a powerful large antenna, the VL01 can support full frequency networks like LTE, UMTS & GSM Network, and it also can act as a WiFi hotspot.

It can be accurately positioned on both 2G and 3G networks, and it can also run perfectly under 4G networks. Its positioning accuracy does not exceed 2.5 meters under the CEP standard.


If you have heavy construction equipment with an engine, you need a powered asset tracking device, but if you have a generator without an engine, you must use an unpowered GPS asset tracking device. There are many differences between the two types of trackers. Of course, an asset management expert will help you choose the right solution. But what if there is an abnormality in the engine and no electricity is available?

VL01 not only has on-board power supply, but it also has a 450mAh battery. It will be your lifesaver when an emergency arises. and with the blessing of an IP65 waterproof shell, it can cope with all extreme weather and road conditions.

Malleability and Versatility

A vehicle tracker should at least feature real-time GPS tracking. Not only that, in order to cater to the needs of buyers in different regions, a competitive vehicle tracker should also be malleable and versatile.

This is an important consideration when buying. Because often buyers need to know more than just the location of the vehicle, eg: Fleet management managers need to know if there are “problem” drivers in the fleet. Or whether the vehicle needs to take regular breaks in the hot summer to ensure the safety of people and property.

Therefore, when choosing a vehicle GPS tracker, a product that can easily add various modules to expand its functions is always the first choice.

VL01 is a reliable, durable and economical product. It has basic functions like GNSS Location Tracking, Driving Behavior Analysis (DBA) and Geo-Fence Alerts, also it has Ignition Detection, Remote Cut-Off (Fuel/Power), RS485 Fuel Sensor (Optional), RS485 Temperature Sensor (Optional), Panic Button. All of these features are geared towards market segments, regions, countries, and personal budgets.

With 150,000 units sold, and its scalability and versatility, the VL01 has made it one of the best-selling products in our in-vehicle GNSS tracking range.

Learn more about vehicle GPS trackers solution on jimiiot, or contact the team via info@jimilab.com