General Motors Fleet and Commercial Operations is now offering qualifying commercial vehicle and fleet customers a wireless global positioning system for fleet management.

Etrace xt gives workers out in the field GPS-based driving directions and the ability to manage job schedules; a Web-based tracking system for dispatchers; and reporting tools to measure worker performance.

Customers will receive a one-year subscription to Gearworks’ etrace xt application, a GPS/Java-enabled Nextel i58sr phone, and a one-year subscription to a Nextel Total Connect data plan. They must select the etrace xt package upon purchasing a vehicle through either the GMC Fit For Profit or Chevrolet Commercial Customer’s Choice promotional programs.

Eligible commercial vehicles include:

  • GMC Sierra and HD pick-ups, Savanna/Savanna Pro full-size vans, Safari vans and Sonoma compact pick-up trucks; and

  • Chevrolet Silverado and HD pick-ups, Express/Express Access full-size vans, Astro vans and S10 compact pick-ups.