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How data can influence your best drivers to stick around

Every morning you grab your cup of coffee and scroll through your telematics dashboards, soaking up the fresh data and deciding how to put it to use today. Here’s something to consider: Every bit of data you have on your fleet can be relevant to driver retention and recruitment. Your drivers are concerned about the

How data relates to driver retention

Data has more to do with driver retention than you might first think. In fact, there are lots of ways you can use your data to influence your best drivers to stick around. ELDs, data and driver retention ELDs can be a huge boon to driver safety, route optimization, driver recognition and overall communication, says

WABCO acquires distribution rights for full portfolio of aftermarket products

The entire WABCO North American aftermarket product line, as well as all related sales, distribution, customer service and technical support, will be provided directly by WABCO in North America.

WABCO launches intelligent anti-lock braking system for trailers

WABCO Holdings Inc. has introduced the Intelligent Anti-Lock Braking System, iABS, its anti-lock braking system for commercial trailers.

WABCO opens Americas headquarters in Auburn Hills, Michigan

WABCO Holdings Inc. has officially opened its new Americas headquarters in Auburn Hills, Mich. The 102,000 sq.-ft. building, located approximately 30 miles north of Detroit, brings WABCO’s engineering, quality, sales, marketing and corporate functions together in one location. Approximately 200 employees, including those who relocated from WABCO’s previous locations in nearby Rochester Hills and Troy,

WABCO opens new Global Technology and Innovation Center in Germany

WABCO Holdings Inc. has officially opened its new Global Technology and Innovation Center in Hanover, Germany. The 124,000 sq.-ft. facility includes workspace for more than 420 employees based in Hanover, as well as visiting engineering project teams from across the world. As WABCO’s largest Research and Development hub, the new Global Technology and Innovation Center

WABCO headquarters to be built in Auburn Hills, Michigan; slated to open in Q3

WABCO Holdings Inc. announced that its new headquarters for the Americas will be located in Auburn Hills, Mich. The facility is currently under construction and is expected to open in the third quarter of 2018. The new, 102,000 sq.-ft. facility will house approximately 200 employees when it opens, including employees who are currently located at

WABCO invests in Nikola Motor Co.

WABCO Holdings Inc. announced that it has made a $10 million strategic investment in Nikola Motor Co., a maker of hydrogen-electric vehicles, vehicle components, energy storage systems and electric vehicle drivetrains. In addition to the strategic investment, WABCO and Nikola signed an agreement to accelerate the development of safety technologies specifically designed for electric commercial

WABCO launches OnLaneAssist advanced driver assistance system

WABCO introduced OnLaneAssist active steering technology for WABCO’s portfolio of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS). WABCO’s OnLaneAssist helps improve commercial vehicle safety and driver comfort by avoiding collisions related to unintentional lane departures, WABCO said. The launch follows WABCO’s recent acquisition of steering technology supplier R.H. Sheppard Co., and the signing of a cooperation agreement

WABCO buys out Meritor WABCO joint venture

WABCO Holdings Inc. has signed an agreement to purchase Meritor, Inc.’s stake in the Meritor WABCO joint venture business. WABCO’s purchase price is $250 million. The transaction is expected to close on Oct. 1, and immediately prior to closing, Meritor will receive a final closing partnership distribution. With the agreement to take full control of the

WABCO, Nexteer Automotive sign long-term cooperation agreement

WABCO Holdings Inc. has signed a long-term cooperation agreement with Nexteer Automotive. The two companies will collaborate to develop and supply active steering systems for medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicles using Nexteer’s advanced steering technology, MagnaSteer Actuation. WABCO also recently signed an agreement to acquire Sheppard, subject to customary U.S. regulatory clearance. The acquisition is

WABCO to work with Peloton on platooning technology

WABCO Holdings Inc. has announced that it is working with Peloton Technology on truck platooning solutions, integrating commercial vehicle-to-vehicle communication and other automation technologies that further improve safety and fuel efficiency. By electronically linking two or more tractor-trailers to form virtual road-trains on highways, platooning increases fuel economy by more than 7%, namely up to 4.5%