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ZF expands aftermarket commercial vehicle solutions portfolio at HDAW ’21

ZF announced new aftermarket solutions for commercial vehicles during the Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) 2021 virtual conference. These new products are part of ZF’s newly-created Commercial Vehicle Control Systems (CVCS) Division, which was established when ZF acquired WABCO in May 2020. The WABCO product brand remains intact as part of the ZF portfolio. The

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Ambarella introduces new camera technology with ADAS capabilities

Ambarella Inc., a camera technology maker, unveiled CV5, an artificial intelligence (AI) vision processor capable of recording 8K video or four 4K video streams. The new system on chip (SoC) will enable the development of intelligent automotive camera systems and other camera technology, the company says. For the heavy-duty industry, Ambarella says CV5 provides the

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International adds enhanced driver safety capabilities to trucks

International Truck now offers enhanced features of the Bendix Wingman Fusion collision mitigation system on the International LT Series, RH Series, MV Series, HV Series and HX Series. Upgrading from the earlier generation of Fusion as standard equipment on the International LT Series and RH Series, the company says the enhanced Fusion system delivers: Enhanced

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Bendix offers tips to prepare for CVSA International Roadcheck

In 2019, almost two-thirds, or 64.4%, of the vehicles taken out of service during the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) International Roadcheck had violations related to brake systems, tires and wheels, and brake adjustment. Bendix says the statistic emphasizes the importance of foundational maintenance, and its role in keeping vehicles on the road and operating

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Addressing advanced driver assistance system differences

Every piece of trucking equipment has its nuances. It’s those little operational differences that add up to big fuel efficiency savings while boosting productivity. When it comes to safety, you want to make sure that the truck safety systems work how you expect them to—seat belts click, trucks stop when you apply the brakes. But

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Kenworth introduces new options for T270, T370 medium-duty conventional trucks

Kenworth is offering new options for its T270 and T370 medium-duty conventional trucks. The roll-back flatbed application is now an approved body type for use with the Kenworth AG210L single-axle rear suspension on the T270 and T370. The Kenworth AG210L is a 21,000-lb. rated highway, two-bag, rear air suspension that features a proven trailing arm

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Lytx shares driver distraction data gathered with AI

Lytx has presented new data on how the company’s machine vision and artificial intelligence (MV+AI)-powered technology can be used to detect and alert drivers and fleets of distractions and risky behaviors in real time. Lytx MV+AI road-view triggers, launched in 2015, include rolling stop, lane departure, following distance and critical distance. Lytx released an enhancement

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Samsara releases artificial intelligence-driven safety features

Samsara has introduced several new safety features that the company says brings artificial intelligence (AI) into the cab and offers more advanced reporting tools for safety managers. These include: Tailgating Detection: Automatically detect when drivers are following other vehicles too closely at high speeds and auto-upload these incidents to the dashboard for video-based coaching. Distracted

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Volvo Trucks redesigns VAH model

Volvo Trucks has made a comprehensive update to its VAH series, which is now available to order. The new model is designed on the same heavy-duty platform and with many of the features and construction found in Volvo Trucks’ vocational VHD model. The redesign of the Volvo VAH completes updates to Volvo Trucks North America’s

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Verizon Connect releases Integrated Video for Fleet

Verizon Connect has launched Integrated Video for Fleet, an extension of its Integrated Video for Reveal product made for fleet customers. Integrated Video uses artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning to help businesses improve driver behavior and understand details of specific driving events, the company says. The smart dash-cam solution captures and automatically classifies harsh

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What makes Level 2 autonomy the ultimate driver’s assistant

Level 2 automation has been a game-changer in terms of safety for about a decade now, and manufacturers continue to churn out better versions of this technology every year. Active steering, automatic emergency braking—you’ve heard the terms and you have a good sense of what they do, but how do the companies behind this technology

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Tips for getting drivers used to Level 2 automation

When any new technology that changes how a driver performs her job is introduced, it’s not uncommon to be met with some skepticism. So how are drivers reacting to today’s options of available Level 2 driving assistance? According to Tom DiSalvi, vice president of safety, driver training and compliance at Schneider, most drivers tend to

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