Drivewyze announces safety notifications service
The service, currently being offered for free to subscribers of the Drivewyze PreClear weigh station bypass service, provides alerts when a Drivewyze-enabled truck approaches a high-rollover area and alerts drivers to upcoming low bridges.
Trimble TMS systems now available via cloud-based subscription model
Trimble’s TMW.Suite and TruckMate transportation management system (TMS) solutions are now available via a cloud-based subscription model.
Schneider awarded by MercuryGate International
Schneider was recently presented with the Leadership/Influence Award for its brokerage division by MercuryGate International, Inc.
OTA power to the third-parties
OEMs aren’t the only ones in the over-the-air game. Third-party solution providers are starting to communicate with trucks remotely as well, and Noregon is one of the first third-party companies to offer remote access to trucks via its new ND2 hardware device.
Over-the-air engine updates: It’s time to start the conversation
Over-the-air (OTA) engine reprogramming is sending data to your trucks via cellular networks to improve their efficiency and productivity. And this functionality is only the beginning.
Peterbilt’s Jason Skoog aims to deliver performance on every platform
Jason Skoog, one of the freshest faces in truck OEM leadership, leverages a depth of market knowledge – thanks to more than 25 years of trucking experience within PACCAR – in his position as Peterbilt general manager and PACCAR vice president to help ensure Peterbilt delivers on equipment expectations, continues the development of electric trucks and automated driver assistance systems, and wins the battle to better dealer service operations.
Design Interactive introduces Virtual Equipment Training
Design Interactive Inc. has released Virtual Equipment Training which, when used in conjunction with its Augmentor transportation-focused augmented reality software, allows for the creation and deployment of training materials on virtual vehicles and equipment.
Geotab CEO Neil Cawse on its latest acquisition and the Big Data strategy going forward
Fleet Equipment caught up with Neil Cawse, Geotab’s chief executive officer, for an update on the acquisition, a look at the shifting landscape of the truck telematics segment and Geotab’s strategy going forward.
Fleet Advantage announces record lease origination volume in the first half of 2019
Fleet Advantage has established a record amount of lease originations exceeding $200 million for the period Jan. 1 through June 30, 2019, the company says.
Mack Trucks builds 100,000th truck with Mack GuardDog Connect
Mack Trucks has built its 100,000th truck equipped with its Mack GuardDog Connect integrated telematics solution.
ZF to acquire WABCO
WABCO Holdings’ shareholders have approved the company’s acquisition by ZF Friedrichshafen AG (ZF).
Volvo Trucks’ Active Driver Assist 2.0 system available in VNR, VNL and VNX models
Volvo Active Driver Assist (VADA) 2.0, a comprehensive collision mitigation system, will be made standard in the new Volvo VNR and VNL models, and available on VNX models, later this year.