WABCO Holdings Inc. introduced a connected and intelligent trailer platform. The WABCO intelligent trailer platform is built on four key technologies—an Intelligent Anti-Lock Braking System (iABS); trailer Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS); Intelligent Trailer Program (ITP); and TrailerCAST—as well as open software architecture to facilitate cooperation with key industry players. Introduced in 2019, the WABCO iABS
Data drives decisions, and the only thing worse than not having data is having the wrong data. That’s especially true in the heavy-duty aftermarket where nomenclature for parts, components and quantities (to name a few) can vary wildly. It’s confusing, inefficient and worst of all—costly. Consider the quantity terminology when placing a parts order. “Some
HDDA: Heavy Duty rolled out its long-anticipated data standards solution for the heavy duty aftermarket at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW). The data standards are offered as a new expansion of the Product Information Exchange Standard (PIES) and provides nearly two dozen product categories in Heavy Duty data through the Auto Care Vehicle Information Portal
At Fleet Equipment, we’ve harped on the importance of reviewing your EULAs to protect your data rights, but here’s a new wrinkle: The data covered in one EULA that is integrated with another service provider is subject to that new EULA. If you’re confused, no worries – FE is here to help.
One of the latest indications of maintenance recommendation innovation is Volvo Trucks’ recently-announced Dynamic Maintenance. By partnering with Noregon, the new service uses existing connected technologies and data analytics, namely Volvo ASIST, combined with Noregon’s TripVision vehicle health monitoring system, to enable customized service plans to an individual-vehicle level.
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. is collaborating with mobility company Priva to provide tire monitoring capabilities that allow fleets to operate more efficiently. Priva is a Michigan-based startup that provides mobile offices for workers on the go.
SVI scares vehicle makers because it allows for the transfer of data at the discretion of the vehicle owner.
Advanced software with maintenance analytics can help organize the entries and interpret the data for better decision-making.
The five most frequent repairs in Q1 2018 included tires, lighting, brakes, exhaust systems and wheels/rims/hubs and bearing systems.