With a history of innovation spanning over 40 years, Ward is a pioneer in the Fuel Management Industry. We are committed to providing solutions that improve the productivity of fleet asset managers. Our noteworthy accomplishments in the timeline below include many significant achievements, product launches, and customer acquisitions.

1974 Eddie J. Ward establishes E.J. Ward, Inc. in San Antonio, Texas
1975 Ward develops the first Automated Fuel Management System
1976 The City of San Antonio purchases the Ward Automated Fuel Management System
1978 The City of New York selects the Ward Automated Fuel Management System
Development of DataFleet 1.0 – the first dial-up Fuel Management System
1979 Development of DataFleet 1.5 – the first fuel management terminal with a keypad front panel and data display
1981 Development of the Ward FCT MAB based system (the workhorse Fuel Control System in the industry)
1988 Unix System is introduced
1990 The Ward VIT was developed
1994 The second generation VIT was developed known as the Ward VIT-SX
1996 Ward develops the Ward FCT-RT fuel control terminal
1998 VDOT selects the Ward Automated Fuel Management System
1999 City of Los Angeles selects the Ward Automated Fuel Management System
2000 The Ward CANceiver was developed
2007 Ward launches major marketing rebranding program
2008 Ward introduces the Ward ATS (Asset Tracking System) real-time and passive AVL solution
2012 Ward launches the W4 product line
2013 The City of New York selects W4 as its citywide fuel management solution; the multi-agency deployment consists of over 225 fuel control terminals and 27000 CANcievers with Passive GPS
2014 Ward deploys its first Cloud-based W4 system for the County of Monterey California.