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Connected Vehicles

April 2018, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Pathways to Better Truck Data for Fleets

Big data, telematics, and the "internet of trucks" were discussed by a panel at the Canadian Fleet Maintenance Summit. Photo via Today's Trucking.

By Today's Trucking

The future of connected trucks lies in integration and reducing the number of entry points into a truck, according to a panel of industry experts speaking on data and “the internet of trucks” at the Canadian Fleet Maintenance Summit in Mississauga, Ontario.

Tags: Maintenance, Telematics, Canada, Big Data, Connected Vehicles

March 2018, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Daimler Pumping R&D into Electric Trucks, Connectivity, Autonomous Trucks

Daimler Trucks has a 'Baby 8' eActros electric truck in fleet testing in Europe; is an e-Cascadia next? Photo: Mercedes-Benz

By Deborah Lockridge

Daimler Trucks North America chief Roger Nielsen talked to reporters recently about the company's investments and initiatives in technology such as connectivity, electric trucks, autonomous trucks, advanced driver assistance systems, platooning, and predictive maintenance.

Tags: Daimler Trucks North America, Truck Platooning, Electric Trucks, Autonomous Vehicles, Connected Vehicles, ADAS, Daimler Trucks

October 2017, TruckingInfo.com - Cover Story

Cyber Security: Connect at Your Own Risk

By David Cullen

How fleets can enjoy greater connectivity without risking more cyber attacks. Part eight of our Trucking in the 21st Century series.

Tags: Cybersecurity, Connected Vehicles, Trucking in the 21st Century, Cyberattacks

September 2017, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Smart Trucks Have Already Arrived

Trucks and cars alike are being designed with new sensing abilities and greater intelligence.

By Jack Roberts

A new kind of truck is already here. And very soon, the incredible capabilities of these smart, connected vehicles will revolutionize virtually every aspect of fleet operations.

Tags: Truck Platooning, Future Trucks, Autonomous Vehicles, Connected Vehicles, Trucking in the 21st Century

August 2017, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

User Conference Highlights the Fast Pace of Change

Panel at PeopleNet presentation during the in.sight User Conference + Expo. Photo: Trimble

By Jim Beach

Change and its quickening pace was an over-riding theme at Trimble’s in.sight user conference for TMW Systems and PeopleNet customers that kicked off Aug. 14 in Nashville.

Tags: E-commerce, Trimble, PeopleNet, TMW Systems, ELDs, Autonomous Vehicles, Connected Vehicles

April 2016, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive

Truck Platooning, Past, Present, and Future

By Rolf Lockwood

The platooning idea has been around for ages, though you could be excused for thinking it's a new development, given all the attention it's been getting lately. It's not even close to being new.

Tags: Fuel Efficiency, Truck Platooning, Autonomous Vehicles, Global, Connected Vehicles

March 2016, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

The Modern Maintenance Manager: The Connected Shop

Computers in the shop have become commonplace. The modern maintenance manager is moving beyond that to data analytics and predictive maintenance. Photo: Evan Lockridge

By Deborah Lockridge and Jim Park

From remote diagnostics to predictive analytics, being on top of maintenance today means using data and connections.

Tags: Maintenance, Connected Vehicles

April 2015, TruckingInfo.com - Cover Story

Where the Connected Fleet is Headed

While the connected fleet is already here, it has yet to fully arrive.

By Jim Beach

While self-driving trucks plying smart streets in smart cities may be decades away, for most carriers, the connected fleet is a reality and that connectivity will only increase down the road.

Tags: Telematics, Information Technology, Connected Vehicles

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