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Garmin adds built-in dash cam to its trucking navigation

Garmin International recently announced the new dēzlCamä OTR710, bringing high-definition camera technology to its 7-inch dēzl navigator. Aimed at over-the-road trucking applications, it features a 1080p dash cam with a wide 140-degree field of view that continually records the drive and automatically saves video of any incidents. Users can view and share clips of important

Volvo Group, Daimler Truck, TRATON GROUP kick off charging infrastructure joint venture

The Volvo Group, Daimler Truck, and the TRATON GROUP completed the final step in forming the previously announced joint venture (JV) for charging infrastructure in Europe. The new JV, with Anja van Niersen as appointed CEO, is expected to have a significant role in supporting the European Union’s Green Deal for carbon-neutral freight transportation by

PacLease holds Service and Operations Summit

PacLease recently held its semi-annual Service and Operations Summit in Nashville. The two-day event featured topics and presentations to further strengthen the PacLease network with attendance that represented nearly 80% of franchise groups in the U.S. and Canada. PacLease has more than 460 full-service leasing and rental locations.  The meeting luded topics such as the

DRIVE partners with Babcox Media for upcoming Drive Expo

DRIVE has announced that Babcox Media will be the Official Media Sponsor of DRIVE’s EXPO this summer. This four-day industry event will take place August 25-28 at the Double Tree by Hilton Hotel in Orlando, Florida.  This alliance brings together the largest coaching and management training company in North America, DRIVE, with the automotive aftermarket industry

FTR’s Shippers Conditions Index rebounds in April to best reading since September 2020

FTR’s Shippers Conditions Index (SCI) rebounded in April to a reading of -1.7 after shippers experienced the toughest conditions on record in March. The April SCI is the best since September 2022. Shippers found some relief in April from more stable diesel prices coupled with less challenging capacity utilization and freight rates resulting in much

ConMet receives Navistar Supplier Excellence award

ConMet recently announced its recognition for a Supplier Excellence award of Navistar, a commercial transportation solutions provider with a vision to accelerate the impact of sustainable mobility. ConMet was awarded Navistar’s Gold Performance award, which recognizes excellence across quality, delivery, cost and continuous improvement.  The 2022 Navistar Supplier Excellence Awards recognize suppliers from all around the

Trucker Path offers driver app to fleets

Trucker Path has recently announced that fleets of any size can now equip their drivers with their own customized version of its Trucker Path app. Trucker Path for Fleets offers the ability to private label the app with company branding. In addition to offering fleets the app with company branding, Trucker Path for Fleets includes automated app

Mitchell 1 assesses top technicians at the Arkansas Trucking Association’s Return of Champions event

Mitchell 1 joined the Arkansas Trucking Association in their return to an in-person trucking championship that brought together 108 of the best drivers and 50 of the top technicians in the state. Mitchell 1 operated the Service Information Skills station at ATA Return of Champions event, held June 23-25 in Rodgers, AR, which tests competitors

Prelim N. A. Class 8 net orders show modest gain in June

FTR reports preliminary North American Class 8 net orders for June rose modestly m/m to 15,000 units. Orders continue to be subdued, as 2023 build slots remain restricted due to limited visibility into future conditions surrounding material costs and lead times. June activity was up 13% from May and down 36% y/y. Class 8 orders

Sensata Technologies develops Bluetooth Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems

Sensata Technologies announced it has developed a new Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) for vehicle OEMs. Sensata’s new BLE TPMS leverages its tire pressure monitoring sensors by replacing the ultra-high frequency (UHF) radio with BLE radio to enable two-way communication. These new BLE TPMS solutions are available in both clamp-in and snap-in configurations, are

Kit Masters announces new national sales manager

Kit Masters recently announced that Kate Diecks has become the new National Sales Manager. After several years with Kit Masters, as the Eastern Regional Manager, Kate will now lead the way for Kit Masters into the next generation as the National Sales Manager. Kate’s leadership skills and depth of knowledge in the Heavy Duty Truck

Noregon announces latest enrollments in education program

Noregon has recently announced new enrollments in its education program. Noregon’s Education Program is a free service for diesel programs that gives institutions and its students training resources and access to the leading diagnostic and repair applications they will use in their careers. The following schools recently enrolled in the Education Program: Valley Career and