Dublin headquartered technology company Fleetmatics today began life on the New York Stock Exchange.

Its chief executive Jim Travers, joined by members of the company’s management team, rang the NYSE's opening bell in honour of the occasion.

Earlier, the company said its shares were offered to the public at $17 each.

That is the higher end of the $15 to $17 range the company had indicated in its offer documents ahead of its stock market listing.

Fleetmatics software helps companies track and manage their fleets of vehicles using satellite technology.

The market flotation will see the company raise about $133m (€102m).

Fleetmatics has more than 15,000 customers, tracking over 250,000 vehicles worldwide.