October 4, 2016 - Product News
Mack Trucks has announced its Mack Asist mobile app that allows customers to manage service and unplanned events from any location on a mobile device.
Tags: Fleet Management Software, Mack Trucks, Connected Vehicle Technology, Mobile Apps, Repairs
Volvo Trucks North America and Mack Trucks have entered into a memorandum of understanding with telematics provider Geotab.
Tags: Geotab, Mack Trucks, Connected Vehicle Technology, Volvo Trucks North America
October 3, 2016 - Product News
Detroit Diesel announced collaborations with AT&T and Microsoft to deliver enhancements to its Detroit Connect suite of connected vehicle services.
Tags: AT&T, Detroit Diesel, Microsoft, Connected Vehicle Technology, Daimler Trucks North America
September 14, 2016 - Industry News
The Wyoming Department of Transportation has been awarded a federal grant to continue a unique connected vehicle program on the Interstate 80 corridor aimed at improving commercial truck safety.
Tags: Grant Funding, Driving Safety, Connected Vehicle Technology, Wyoming, Interstate 80, Highway Safety
June 28, 2016 - Industry News
Connected and autonomous vehicle technology, as well as electric power, are three disruptive technologies that will highlight the IAA Commercial Vehicle Show in September in Germany.
Tags: IAA, Global, Autonomous Vehicles, Connected Vehicle Technology
June 7, 2016 - Industry News
The Transportation Research Board has launched a special webpage devoted to what it calls "Transformational Technologies."
Tags: Connected Vehicle Technology, Autonomous Vehicles, TRB, Transportation Research
March 21, 2016 - Industry News
Daimler Trucks sees connectivity as the means to leverage the data generated and shared by trucks to radically transform transportation logistics. Executive Editor David Cullen has more on the truck maker's connected vision, reporting from Dusseldorf, Germany.
Tags: Autonomous Vehicles, Daimler Trucks, Connected Vehicle Technology
February 16, 2016 - Industry News
Technology will boost productivity and truck utilization to where demand for equipment will greatly decline, one researcher says.
Tags: telematics, Technology, Truck Sales, FTR Associates, Connected Vehicle Technology, Used Truck Sales
November 4, 2015 - Industry News
New York City will install vehicle-to-vehicle technology in 10,000 buses, taxis, limousines, and city fleet vehicles as part of a $23 million federally funded initiative designed to reduce future congestion and greenhouse gas emissions.
Tags: New York City, Connected Vehicle Technology, US DOT, Federal Grants
August 25, 2015 - Product News
PeopleNet has introduced the ConnectedFleet Platform which integrates software and mobile technologies with real-time predictive analytics to form a comprehensive fleet mobility solution.
Tags: telematics, Information Technology, PeopleNet, Connected Vehicle Technology
July 20, 2015 - Industry News
Navistar is the latest truck maker to get involved in autonomous vehicles, with its involvement in a project that aims to implement a connected and automated mobility system on the streets of southeastern Michigan by 2021.
Tags: Navistar, Connected Vehicle Technology, Automated Driving, University of Michigan, Autonomous Vehicles
March 30, 2015 - Industry News
PeopleNet and Omnitracs recently announced exclusive deals with original equipment manufacturers Peterbilt, Kenworth and Cummins to provide telematics and diagnostic tools for the companies.
Tags: Kenworth, Cummins, Technology, Paccar, Peterbilt, PeopleNet, Omnitracs, Remote Diagnostics, telematics, Connected Vehicle Technology
March 27, 2015 - Industry News
In his keynote address at the annual HDMA Briefing Breakfast at the Mid-America Trucking Show Friday morning, Persson sketched out the top trends in transportation regarding highway safety, environmental sustainability, and technology.
Tags: Highway Safety, Volvo Trucks, Mack Trucks, GHG emissions, Connected Vehicle Technology, Mid-America Trucking Show, Powertrain Integration
October 23, 2014 - Industry News
Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Inc. distributor of low-cab-forward trucks, has announced an exclusive collaboration with Telogis to improve the overall ownership experience for Isuzu customers.
Tags: Telogis, Connected Vehicle Technology, Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Medium-Duty Trucks, telematics
August 20, 2014 - Industry News
Researchers at the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute are in the early stages of an idea to move stop and yield signs from the side of the road into the car itself, where a dashboard screen will automatically alert the driver of what actions to take, if any.
Tags: Information Technology, Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communications, Connected Vehicle Technology
August 21, 2012 - Industry News
The Department of Transportation yesterday launched a year-long pilot project to test technology that lets cars, trucks and buses "talk" to each other and to infrastructure. The idea behind these Wi-Fi-like devices is to avoid crashes and improve traffic flow. If tests and other research go well, it could lead to regulations in the future
Tags: Connected Vehicle Technology, UMTRI
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