April 22, 2014
A new report forecasts the global commercial telematics market to grow from $17.3 billion this year to $39.15 billion in 2019, representing an compounded annual growth rate of 17.7%.
April 17, 2014
The improved economic environment in developing and developed economies is restoring business confidence and pushing up the global sales volumes of medium-heavy duty trucks, according to a new report.
April 8, 2014
Paragon Software Systems Inc. introduces Paragon HDS – Home Delivery System – to the U.S. market. Paragon Home Delivery System enables home delivery and home service companies to offer more accurate delivery times with confidence while improving fleet efficiency.
April 7, 2014
Fleets that haul food products should take a proactive approach with their food service clients to ensure a smooth implementation of rules governing the transport of foods under the Food Safety Modernization Act, signed into law in 2011.
March 27, 2014
MATS, LOUISVILLE -- The past is gone, and technologies like SCR, multiplexed wiring and telematics, plus high build quality, are the way forward, said Navistar executives Thursday morning.
March 25, 2014
MATS, LOUISVILLE -- Cummins Tuesday announced a new engine rating and its first telematics program just prior to the Mid-America Trucking Show at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, March 27-29.
March 10, 2014
TMC, NASHVILLE – Navistar has integrated Mitchell 1 Repair-Connect.net and in-bay service tools from Nexiq Technologies and Noregon Systems into its OnCommand Connection remote diagnostics system.
March 5, 2014
WORK TRUCK SHOW -- Auto and commercial fleets using OnStar-equipped General Motors vehicles will be able to use Telogis’ location intelligence platform to collect data on vehicle and driver performance that can help reduce costs and improve safety, the companies announced March 5 at the Work Truck Show in Indianapolis.
February 12, 2014
Most large fleets have extensive experience with telematics: GPS location and mobile communications systems that collect data and communicate it back to a server where the fleet can access the information. As the amount and kind of data has increased in recent years, fleets have adopted tools to make sense of all that information and use it across their operation.
January 15, 2014
Trucking today runs on information as much as it does diesel fuel. The days of sending a truck out and not knowing where it was unless the driver found a pay phone and called in to tell you are long behind us. Today we can not only know where that truck is, we can know if the driver’s speeding, if the trailer’s at the right temperature, even if a tire is low on air.
November 6, 2013
Omnitracs now offers Tire Pressure Monitoring (TPM) and Trailer Tire Inflation Alerts (TTIA) applications, both of which provide fleets with tools for proactive tire maintenance.
GE Capital Fleet Services unveiled a new suite of analytical tools to help fleet managers benchmark and optimize their fleet performance. Customers can access the new tools through GE Capital Fleet Services’ strategic consulting services group.
October 30, 2013
Help, Inc. announced the launch of the PrePass Carrier Portal, a new service that provides PrePass customers with a one-stop access point to view their current safety data, near real-time inspection activity and PrePass reports.
October 28, 2013
TrackPoint Systems, a provider of asset management hardware and software solutions, will immediately begin harnessing the power of Verizon's network to provide its monitoring solutions for untethered trailers.
October 22, 2013
Detroit Diesel Corp. announced the availability of it telematics products for all new Freightliner Cascadia models equipped with Cummins diesel and natural gas engines, as well as all truck makes beginning early next year.
October 20, 2013
Navistar demonstrated its new OnCommand Connection remote diagnostics system at the American Trucking Associations Management Conference and Exhibition. Navistar says it's the first single remote diagnostics portal to use an open architecture system with fleets’ existing telematics providers.
October 15, 2013
Fleet managers can learn new things about their operations by analyzing everything from accidents to wait times.
October 14, 2013
Cadec Global announced the availability of its TempTracker solution for PowerVue. TempTracker uses wireless technology to monitor and document temperatures and alert drivers and management on temperature exceptions in real-time so they can take immediate action when necessary to protect perishable goods.
October 10, 2013
Comdata Corp. announced the launch of Release Two of FleetAdvance. Comdata has further enhanced this solution by adding an opportunity analytics analyzer to provide customers with additional insight into potential fuel savings.
October 9, 2013
GE Capital Fleet Services unveiled Intelligent Operations, a telematics solution that allows fleet managers to visualize key performance indicators in real-time to better understand the scope of their service markets, customers, drivers, and overall fleet performance.
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