What is the difference between engineVehicleIdentificationNumber and vehicleIdentificationNumber in the MyGeotab SDK?

Applies To

  • MyGeotab SDK


  • engineVehicleIdentificationNumber is the VIN that the device obtains from the engine
  • vehicleIdentificationNumber is the VIN that appears on the MyGeotab user interface
    • This field is initialized by the VIN obtained from the engine. If the VIN is manually adjusted/edited within the vehicle's edit page in MyGeotab, this field will update accordingly
    • If the VIN from the engine is invalid or irretrievable, then this field is left empty

Additional Notes

When will the VIN field get auto-populated?