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March 16, 2018

Valhalla Rising With Volvo Trucks

Long ago, the Vikings told Sagas relating ancient deeds. Today, Volvo has a Saga of its own to tell. But it's of the future, and not the past. Blog commentary by Senior Editor Jack Roberts.

March 14, 2018

ELD Rule: Three Paths to Compliance

Three small fleets share their methods to choose and implement electronic logging device (ELD) systems, integrate electronic compliance into their business processes, instruct drivers, and manage enforcement under the new rules.

March 7, 2018

Ram to Offer Verizon Connect-Powered Factory Telematics

Ram Commercial will offer a comprehensive telematics package from Verizon Connect on select Ram commercial vehicles as part of a partnership with the connected vehicle provider announced at the Work Truck Show in Indianapolis.

March 6, 2018

Volvo Announces Remote Powertrain Programming Capabilities

Volvo customers can now remotely update powertrain configurations on select engine and truck models.

March 6, 2018

Mack Announces Over The Air Remote Powertrain Updates

Mack Over The Air is a new addition to Mack Truck’s telematics suite that enables remote powertrain software updates.

March 5, 2018

Peterson Introduces Pulse Intelligent Trailer System

Peterson wants to make fleet trailers as smart as today’s technology-rich tractors, and it has introduced the PetersonPulse intelligent trailer system, bringing CAN-bus technology and telematics capability to trailers.

March 5, 2018

Verizon Connect Combines Three Mobile Workforce Solutions

Verizon Connect has launched as the integrated business entity that's the product of $5 billion in investments, including acquisitions of several connected vehicle providers, Verizon has announced.

March 4, 2018

Dana Updates Rhombus TireAnalytics

Rhombus TireAnalytics 2.0 is a cloud-based platform that identifies and analyzes tire wear trends to predict maintenance issues that can be pre-emptively addressed to minimize downtime and establish optimal timeframes for scheduled replacement.

March 4, 2018

Phillips Offers Update on Ultimate Connected Smart Trailer

Phillips Connect Technologies provided the update today during a press conference held in conjunction with the 2018 Technology and Maintenance Council Annual Meeting and Transportation Technology Exhibit.

March 4, 2018

Rush Service Connect Now Allows Maintenance Tracking, Analysis

Mega truck dealer group Rush Enterprises is doubling down on fleet uptime with its RushCare Service Connect communications platform, taking it beyond a tool for real-time communication between the dealers and fleet customers into a maintenance tracking and management system.

February 27, 2018

Omnitracs Celebrates Platform's 30th Anniversary

At its user group conference in Nashville, Omnitracs is marking the telematics platform’s debut in the trucking industry 30 years ago.

February 26, 2018

AT&T Integrates Geotab Tracking Platform into Fleet Management Solution

AT&T has integrated Geotab’s fleet tracking platform with the company’s fleet software solutions portfolio to create a comprehensive fleet management platform for enterprise and government.

February 23, 2018

Tire Telematics: Where the Rubber Meets the Road

Sensors in tires and other wheel-end components are ready to move beyond optimizing tire management programs in some very surprising ways.

February 23, 2018

Geotab Surpasses 1M Subscribers

Geotab has surpassed 1 million subscribers, which makes it one of the fastest growing global telematics providers. After launching its solution in 2006, Geotab has seen an average of 116% annual subscriber growth over the last 10 years, according to the company.

February 22, 2018

Omnitracs Taps Former BNSF Logistics President as CEO

Omnitracs has appointed industry veteran Ray Greer its chief executive officer; he takes over for John Graham, who served as CEO since 2013.

February 21, 2018

Paragon Enhances Routing, Scheduling Software

The update seeks to make it easier for U.S. fleet managers to adapt to the trend toward electric, natural-gas, and hybrid-powered delivery vehicles.

February 6, 2018

Third-Gen Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Van

Mercedes-Benz unveiled its third-generation Sprinter in Duisburg, Germany, as a versatile full-size van with a factory telematics package that will arrive in the U.S. later this year. Read more here. Photos courtesy of Mercedes-Benz.

February 6, 2018

Mercedes-Benz Unveils Next-Gen Sprinter Van

Mercedes-Benz unveiled its third-generation Sprinter today in Duisburg, Germany, at the junction of the Rhine and Ruhr rivers, as a versatile full-size van with a factory telematics service that will arrive in the U.S. later this year.

January 19, 2018

Panic or Profit? Truck Fleets Need to be Ready for Technology Changes

How fast are autonomous and electric trucks coming? That may be up for debate. But Jack Roberts says in his Truck Tech blog, it's the fleets that are already tracking new technology and considering its potential that will be the ones riding trucking's coming technology wave.

December 20, 2017

The Top 10 KPIs Every Fleet Manager Should Track

ELDs will increase the amount of useful data that fleets can use to improve safety, efficiency and compliance. While KPIs will differ by fleet size and vertical, here are the most common – the ones every fleet should be tracking.


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