TECHNOLOGY UPDATE

Kenneth Calhoun speaks to TMC members during the annual meeting in Atlanta.

TMC Chairman Calhoun on Technology, Technicians

Kenneth Calhoun, newest chairman of the Technology & Maintenance Council of the American Trucking Associations, has long been an advocate of embracing new technology. Now, he’s doing just that to bring more positive change to the trucking industry.

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Volvo VNL equipped with prototype Eco-Drive technology during testing near the San Pedro Bay...

Volvo’s Eco-Drive Uses Traffic Signal Data to Make Efficient Speed Recommendations

Volvo Group demonstrated its Eco-Drive technology on two connected freight corridors in Southern California to show how the technology integrates traffic signal data with vehicle dynamics to provide real-time speed recommendations.

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Video systems that help fleet managers reduce risky driver behavior have entered a new phase of...

Smarter Video Telematics Wave Arrives

An array of new and updated solutions in 2019 will help fleet managers reduce risky driver behavior like never before.

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Bendix has made its advanced commercial vehicle safety technologies available for the first time...

Bendix Launches Retrofit Upgrade Program for Advanced Driver Assistance Technologies

Bendix has made its advanced commercial vehicle safety technologies available for the first time through a retrofit upgrade program. The company also announced an updated version of its ADB22X air disc brake.

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The new Parameter Plus Package leverages Volvo’s factory-built embedded telematics platform and...

Volvo Offers Parameter Plus Subscription Package

Volvo Trucks’ new Parameter Plus Package allows for up to 50 parameter updates annually per covered vehicle, improving uptime and connectivity capabilities.

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Noregon has announced updates to its flagship JPro Professional diagnostic and repair tool and...

Noregon to Launch Technician Education Program, Updates JPro, TripVision Software

Noregon has announced updates to its flagship JPro Professional diagnostic and repair tool and TripVision asset management products and also revealed plans for a technician education program.

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Phillips Connect Technologies Launches Trailer Telematics Solutions

Phillips Connect Technologies Launches Trailer Telematics Solutions

Phillips Connect Technologies showed off its TrailerNet, ChassisNet, and ContainerNet trailer telematics platforms at the annual meeting of the Technology & Maintenance Council of the American Trucking Associations in Atlanta March 17.

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The BlackBerry Radar H2 is an intelligent, data-driven asset monitoring device that can help...

BlackBerry Radar H2 Offers More Features to Automate Operations

BlackBerry has launched the Radar H2, an intelligent, data-driven asset monitoring device that can help automate operations, improve utilization of trailers, containers, chassis and other remote assets, as well as improve safety and security of those assets.

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For almost 30 years, ready-mix concrete provider Lauren Concrete has served central, east, and...

Lauren Concrete Deploys Lytx to Entire Truck Fleet

Lytx, a provider of video telematics, analytics, productivity, and safety solutions for commercial and public sector fleets, announced that Lauren Concrete will roll out the Lytx Driver Safety Program to its entire fleet.

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Matt Johnson, division head of commercial solutions, demonstrates the company’s augmented...

Augmented Reality Technician Training Available for Mobile Devices

You now can get augmented-reality training for your technicians to use on mobile devices instead of springing for a pricey AR headset.

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Truck-Lite's Rob Richard talks about the second-generation Road Ready trailer telematics at TMC.

Truck-Lite Launches Second-Generation Road Ready Trailer Telematics

Truck-Lite announced its second-generation Road Ready trailer telematics system, with improvements based on customer feedback and to allow broader use.

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SafetyDirect by Bendix CVS is a web portal that provides fleet operators with comprehensive...

Bendix SafetyDirect Gets Improved Cameras, Capabilities, Smartphone App

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems has unveiled equipment upgrades and new component options and a new mobile app for the SafetyDirect advanced safety system.

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Starting in April, carriers onboarded with Uber Freight will begin to access loads directly from...

Uber Freight Sets European Launch for April

Uber Freight is planning to begin international operations in Europe, beginning with a launch in The Netherlands.

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