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Decisiv launches service relationship management marketplace

Decisiv, Inc., during the Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) Annual Meeting & Transportation Technology Exhibition, launched the Decisiv Marketplace, a new resource that combines the capabilities of the SRM platform with SRM Ecosystem partner solutions and services. “The new Decisiv Marketplace will continue to build on the connectivity that is at the foundation of the

Bridgestone showcases air-free commercial truck tire concept at TMC

Bridgestone Americas, Inc. is showcasing its advanced air-free commercial truck tire concept for the heavy-duty trucking market at the 2020 Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) Annual Meeting and Transportation Technology Exhibition in Atlanta. Bridgestone says the air-free commercial truck tire concept, designed to be used in high-speed, long-haul applications, leverages a proprietary design where tire

Eaton IntelliConnect remote diagnostic technology receives upgrades

Eaton has announced its IntelliConnect remote diagnostics technology has received several new features to help enhance usability for fleet administrators. Eaton says IntelliConnect provides near real-time monitoring of vehicle fault codes, prioritizes the critical events and provides accurate and comprehensive action plans created by Eaton’s technical experts. IntelliConnect sorts through data and prioritizes by levels

Watch: Fleet Advantage Lifecycle Management Software walkthrough

Fleet Advantage recently added predictive Lifecycle Management Software (LMS) to its ATLAAS platform (Advanced Truck Lifecycle Administrative Analytics Software). This software notifies fleets months in advance of when an individual truck or group of trucks will reach their tipping point, the point at which a truck reaches economic obsolescence, and costs more to operate than

Fleet Advantage releases truck replacement cycle predictive modeling software

Fleet Advantage has added predictive Lifecycle Management Software (LMS) to its ATLAAS platform (Advanced Truck Lifecycle Administrative Analytics Software). Fleet Advantage says this addition helps clients to predict the optimum replacement cycles and operational cost savings on aging trucks. The software platform is used to manage fleet information with data analytics and visualizations to manage

Mack introduces Command Steer technology for driver comfort

Mack Trucks has introduced Command Steer technology for its Anthem models. This new active steering system adds an electric motor to the existing hydraulic steering to help reduce driver effort by up to 85% and improve driver productivity and comfort, according to Mack. Mack Command Steer provides variable steering assist based on the driving situation.

Meritor releases Drivetrain on Demand

Meritor, Inc. has launched Drivetrain on Demand to offer simplified ordering processes for U.S. and Canadian customers requiring fast replacement of driveshaft and differential assemblies, the company says. “By streamlining the ordering process and shipping the product within 24 hours, Drivetrain on Demand helps get vehicles in truck-down situations back on the road quickly,” said

Navistar Parts introduces new Fleetrite filter line, expands aftermarket parts availability

Navistar International Corporation’s Parts business has expanded product lines and is introducing solutions to further improve parts availability. Now in its 50th year of business, Fleetrite parts, Navistar’s all-makes aftermarket truck and bus parts brand, introduces a new line of filters. Fleetrite filters are a direct replacement for OEM filters and include air, hydraulic, fuel,

Navistar adds Advanced Predictive Maintenance to International 360 service solution

Navistar International Corporation has introduced new service and connectivity initiatives in an effort to simplify the vehicle maintenance process to ensure improved uptime and reduced total cost of ownership (TCO). Navistar says its International 360 platform creates seamless communication with dealers throughout the service process, supports all-makes fleets and integrates vehicle data from more than

TMC releases reports on aerodynamic fuel savings, electromechanical brakes

The American Trucking Associations Technology & Maintenance Council, in conjunction with FPInnovations’ PIT Group, released a pair of reports detailing the effectiveness of the council’s aerodynamic fuel savings calculator and investigating electromechanical brakes for tractor trailers. In its evaluation of TMC’s Interactive Aerodynamic Fuel Savings Calculator, PIT Group assessed a proposed update to the calculator,

FleetNet: Roadside mechanical repair costs continue to increase

FleetNet America discussed the results of its 2019 Q3 quarterly truck maintenance cost benchmarking program at the Technology & Maintenance Council annual meeting, announcing that the average cost of a mechanical roadside repair exceeded $400 for the first time since the study began in 2017. Additionally, the $407 average cost is 24% higher than mechanical

TMC 2020: All the news from the show (Updated)

Fleet Equipment is live covering the 2020 TMC Annual Meeting and Exhibition, the industry’s annual gathering where rules and regulations are set, issues are discussed, and news is made. You can find all that news below, and this post will be updated throughout the week as more news breaks. You can also find the rest