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  • Phillips Connect Technologies buys IoT partner

    February 8, 2019 9:15AM by Truck News

    SANTA FE SPRINGS, Calif. – Phillips Connect Technologies (PCT) has announced its acquisition of Connected Holdings, an Internet of Things intelligent services provider. PCT is working to develop intelligent trailers that will integrate info on component health, early fault notifications,

  • Young “hackers” help Canada Cartage fight cargo theft

    February 5, 2019 7:11AM by Truck News

    HAMILTON, Ont. – Canada Cartage recently engaged Ontario university students to help fight cargo theft. More than 600 students participated in 30-hour non-stop “hack-a-thon” event called DeltaHacks on Jan. 26-27. Participating businesses presented the hackers with challenges, and students then

  • Ontario to roll out scale bypass technologies

    January 24, 2019 7:26PM by James Menzies

    Technologies will pre-screen and pre-clear trucks, based on their condition and compliance rates

  • Detroit expands analytics availability

    December 14, 2018 9:19AM by Truck News

    PORTLAND, Ore. – Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has expanded its Detroit Connect Analytics to additional truck models. The analytics package can now be ordered on new trucks, or in the aftermarket, for the new Cascadia, the original Cascadia, and

  • Canada Cartage helps launch connected vehicle tech group

    December 13, 2018 12:43PM by Truck News

    HAMILTON, Ont. – Canada Cartage has announced it is part of a group launching the Centre for Integrated Transportation and Mobility (CITM) to help Ontario companies develop connected vehicles and mobility technologies. The $10.5-million center is a public-private partnership between

  • The road ahead

    November 29, 2018 11:23AM by Derek Clouthier

    Winnipeg company’s app that predicts road conditions goes mobile

  • Ram Tracking moves into bigger office

    November 13, 2018 1:17PM by Truck News

    OAKVILLE, Ont. – Ram Tracking has expanded its workforce and moved into a new 2,468 sq.-ft. office. The move was necessitated by a growth in sales and employee count, the company announced. It has recently added new products, including a

  • Distracted driving can be costly for fleets, and tragic

    September 12, 2018 2:42PM by Derek Clouthier

    HOUSTON, Texas – Collisions can be costly for fleets, and one of the most common causes of an accident is distracted driving. Speaking during the final day of the PeopleNet in.sight User Conference in Houston, C.J. Meurell, co-founder of Motion

  • Trucker Path teams up with Goodyear on roadside assistance

    August 13, 2018 11:25AM by Truck News

    PHOENIX, Ariz. – Trucker Path users will soon have direct access to roadside service in the U.S. thanks to a new partnership. The popular app is partnering with Goodyear Commercial Tire and Service Center (CTSC) locations to offer support to drivers

  • Product Mobile and IT

    PeopleNet unveils new fixed-mount display

    July 26, 2018 4:21PM by Truck News

    MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – A new display unit from PeopleNet is boasting rugged features and access to third-party applications through the Android platform. The PeopleNet Display.5 (PD.5) gives customers the option to implement what zthe company is calling a ruggedized display

  • Product Mobile and IT

    ITI introduces immediate incident-based training

    July 25, 2018 10:25AM by Truck News

    Vancouver, Wash. – Instructional Technologies Inc. (ITI) is hoping to give fleets a rapid response tool for post-incident driver coaching. The online training solutions company is introducing a new library of short, highly-focused, incident-based training courses. ITI says the courses

  • New app from Ryder aims to help with fleet management

    May 25, 2018 1:06PM by Truck News

    MIAMI, Fla. – Ryder System is expanding its offerings to increase its investment in the digital space. The truck rental and leasing company announced this week the launch of RyderGyde, a smartphone app with tools to help drivers and fleets

  • Volvo cars and trucks to share traffic info

    May 7, 2018 9:16AM by Truck News

    GOTHEBURG, Sweden – Volvo trucks and cars in Europe are participating in a cloud-based service to share real-time traffic hazard information. Volvo’s Connected Safety was launched by Volvo Cars in 2016, and is now being rolled out in Volvo Trucks.

  • New data security conference coming from ATA

    April 10, 2018 5:39PM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. – A new conference aimed at helping fleets protect themselves in the digital world is debuting in June, hosted by the American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council. TMC’s Fleet Data Management and Cybersecurity Conference was announced for

  • Truck-Lite releases Road Ready 2.0, adds partners

    March 7, 2018 12:42PM by Truck News

    ATLANTA, Ga. – Truck-Lite has added a new SmartBridge Integrator (SBI) to its Road Ready trailer telematics system, which allows the system to integrate with existing trailer devices. The updated system was announced at the Technology & Maintenance Council’s Spring