Vehicle Gateway

Vehicle Gateway

The Vehicle Gateway is an advanced sensor platform that captures real-time vehicle and driver data in the cloud to improve fleet efficiency, safety, and productivity.

With live GPS tracking, remote diagnostics, FMCSA-registered ELD capabilities, and more, the Vehicle Gateway enables operators with powerful insights and analytics to optimize dispatch, routing, fuel and energy, maintenance, compliance, and driver management. Easy to install and fully compatible with Samsara dash cameras, sensors, and accessories, the Vehicle Gateway is ideal for quick deployment, centralized visibility, and streamlined efficiency.

Comprehensive Fleet Visibility

Samsara's Vehicle Gateway offers precise GPS tracking with real-time visibility, harnessing advanced technology to simultaneously read from multiple independent satellite systems. This ensures accurate location data even in challenging geographical environments. Integrated with a variety of built-in and accessory sensors, the Vehicle Gateway provides a comprehensive view of your fleet's operations. Monitor engine diagnostics, fuel efficiency, driver productivity, and safety effortlessly. Ideal for specialized fleets, it supports wireless temperature monitoring for refrigerated units and offers visibility into various vehicle components such as power takeoff, lift arm, plows, sweepers, fluid tanks, and gas pressure.

Electronic logging

FMCSA-registered ELD in the US and third-party certified in Canada; works with tachographs in Europe.

High-speed connectivity

4G LTE cellular with built-in WiFi hotspot for mobile devices. The Vehicle Gateway offers a 10x speed advantage over 3G devices, providing a high-speed data platform ideal for mobile apps, dash cameras, and HD video to increase productivity and enable new in-cab software tools. A built-in WiFi hotspot enables in-cab WiFi connectivity for tablets, laptops, and mobile devices.

Easy installation

With a flexible and intuitive mounting system, slots in the housing to hold tie straps, smart diagnostics connectors, enhanced status feedback including multi-colored LEDs to confirm vehicle network connectivity/enhanced troubleshooting and internal antennas, the Vehicle Gateway installs in most vehicles in just a few minutes. Discreet mounting options minimize risk of tampering, and a built-in last gasp feature to alert if power is lost to the device.

Unified platform

The Vehicle Gateway is part of Samsara's complete solution to provide visibility into vehicles, drivers, cargo, mobile assets, energy, and industrial processes. The Vehicle Gateway, unlocks a wide array of customizable reports, alerts, and mobile apps for drivers and admins as part of Samsara’s Connected Operations Cloud.

Rugged, flexible device works in virtually any vehicle

The Vehicle Gateway is equally at home in cars and light trucks, tractor trailers, and heavy duty, industrial, or specialized vehicles. With a rugged design tested for vibration, shock, moisture, and extreme temperatures, the Vehicle Gateway is built for reliable performance under the rigors of industrial fleet operations.

Part of a complete, business-relevant solution

The Vehicle Gateway is part of Samsara's complete solution to provide visibility into vehicles, drivers, cargo, mobile assets, energy, and industrial processes. With the Vehicle Gateway, operators can improve driver safety, analyze route performance, simplify reporting and compliance, increase driver productivity, and lower operating cost.

Download DatasheetCE Declaration of Conformity

Data Inputs

High Speed CAN - OBDII / ISO-15765, High Speed CAN - J-1939, J-1708, Single Wire CAN, Secondary High Speed CAN
Advanced positioning system simultaneously reads from multiple independent satellite systems including GPS and GLONASS global navigation satellite systems.
Internal antenna for discreet installation. Optional external antenna available for non-standard mounting configurations.
Industry leading -162 dBm sensitivity with 1 second time-to-fix (hot start).
Compatible with EM-series wireless temperature monitors, Driver ID tokens, and IM-series industrial input modules. Automatic discovery (plug and play).
5 × digital inputs monitor specialized equipment (e.g. snow plow up/down, power takeoff on/off, etc.). Maximum voltage 30V, Vil 1V, Vih 2.5V.
1 × digital output, reserved for future use via software update

Wireless Connectivity

4G LTE cellular connectivity.
North America Cellular Band Coverage: LTE: 2,4,5,12,13
Europe Cellular Band Coverage: LTE: 1,3,7,8,20,28; 3G: 1,8; 2G: GSM 900/1800
Integrated WiFi hotspot (802.11g/n, 2.4Ghz) provides high-speed WiFi data to in-cab tablets, smartphones, laptops, and other WiFi-compatible devices.
All Internet connectivity secured via SSL with 256-bit AES encryption (military-grade).
Built-in flash memory logs data when Internet connectivity is unavailable.


High Power: Approx. 2W
Moderate Power: Approx. 0.8W
Low Power: Approx. 0.2W
12V and 24V vehicles via diagnostic port connection or direct wiring harness.


117mm x 71mm x 24mm (4.65in x 2.8in x 0.9in)
-40° to 85°C

Software Features

Connects to Samsara Cloud to provide real-time location visibility, dispatch, reporting, and alerts
ELD-ready Hours of Service logging when used with Samsara Driver App


NFC Card ReaderNear-field communication reader that securely logs ridership data
Panic ButtonImmediately send alerts and video footage to managers with one push
Auxiliary Input HubAdd up to 8 additional digital input lines to the Vehicle Gateway
Engine ImmobilizerRemotely disable or enable the ignition of any vehicle
Privacy ButtonDisable GPS tracking when conducting personal activities


Requires VG license. License includes hardware, cloud software, cables, ongoing firmware updates, cellular data connectivity, and support.

Volume purchase and multi-year license term discounts available, contact us for details.