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Over-the-air engine reprogramming: How it works

The over-the-air updating process varies from manufacturer to manufacturer. Here’s an at-a-glance look at how the process works for each of them.

Over-the-air engine reprogramming: What it is and why you should care

You’ve read the headline, so let’s get right down to business. The majority of heavy-duty engine manufacturers, namely Cummins, Detroit, International and Volvo Trucks, have rolled out over-the-air (OTA) engine reprogramming this year, giving you the power to update your 2017 model year and newer engines wherever your trucks are on the road (provided there

Fleet tech training: The future is virtual

With more technology being integrated into the daily functions of fleets, it can be hard to find the time and the best training methods to ensure that your staff is properly equipped to service your equipment assets. While technology is a factor creating this dilemma, it is also the solution. Virtual training in all aspects

Driving from a distance: The potential of remote piloting as a solution to the driver shortage

Now that we’ve moved past wondering whether the future includes automated trucks, it’s time to drill down to the specifics of what this will look like when these automated trucks are on the road. The initial automated trucks we see on the road will likely be Level 3 or 4—which are mostly autonomous but still

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TMW integrates Fleet Maintenance Parts Ordering with Navistar’s OnCommand Connection, Parts Information System

TMW Systems has integrated its TMT Fleet Maintenance Purchase Order module with Navistar’s OnCommand Connection/Part Information System. According to the companies, the integrated solution will increase Navistar dealers’ ability to meet TMT Fleet Maintenance customers’ parts ordering needs by providing easier online access and expedited parts ordering. Through the integration, Navistar customers with TMW’s TMT

Mobile Create USA brings Voice Packet Transceiver to the U.S.

Mobile Create USA Inc. announced that it is bringing its Voice Packet Transceiver to the U.S. for the first time. The Voice Packet Transceiver is a two-way radio system that has been available in Japan for some time. The system uses AT&T’s network for nationwide two-way radio communication, and includes GPS from Google Maps, which

Janam launches XM75 ruggedized mobile computer

Janam Technologies introduced MX75, the newest addition to its XM series of key-based, rugged mobile computers. With a 4.3-in. capacitive touch screen and backlit numeric keypad, the company says that the XM75 is specially designed for mobile workers who prefer keypad and touch screen functionality in the same device. “A large segment of our customer

PeopleNet integrates with Drivewyze on Android platform

PeopleNet announced the availability of the Drivewyze PreClear Weigh Station Bypass App on the PeopleNet Android platform. Drivewyze offers bypass opportunities at almost 700 locations in nearly every state in the continental U.S. and in the Canadian province of Alberta. The Drivewyze PreClear weigh station bypass application will come pre-loaded on PeopleNet Android devices, including

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Delta-Q Technologies includes J1939 capabilities to better support electric vehicle manufacturers

Delta-Q Technologies has expanded its capabilities to support the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) J1939 standards in its battery charging solutions. Delta-Q now offers the two leading Controller Area Network (CAN) bus communication protocols: CANopen and J1939. J1939 is the preferred CAN standard for in-vehicle networks for trucks and buses in industries such as construction,

Stoneridge offers 24/7 technical support for EZ-ELD

Stoneridge Inc. has launched 24/7 technical support for the Stoneridge EZ-ELD. Through increased service hours and support staff, company product experts are readily available to support drivers and fleet managers with the installation, use and navigation of the EZ-ELD device and accompanying smartphone app, Stoneridge says, adding that the extended hours are being offered in

SmartDrive Transportation Intelligence Platform announced

SmartDrive Systems has launched the SmartDrive Transportation Intelligence Platform and SR4 hardware, which the company says will deliver driving performance insights and analytic intelligence by fusing data from all systems, all sensors and the operating environment. The SmartDrive Transportation Intelligence Platform includes SR4 hardware, triggering and risk identification, analytics powered by SmartDrive SmartIQ, and a

AT&T, Geotab partner on ‘internet-of-things’ solution

AT&T announced the expansion of its Fleet Management portfolio by teaming with Geotab to bring its Internet of Things (IoT) solutions to enterprise and government customers. Through the partnership, AT&T paired its own IoT platforms with Geotab’s fleet tracking service to create two comprehensive solutions: AT&T Fleet Management for Enterprise and AT&T Fleet Management for