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  • 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

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    Penske does a million voice-directed inspections

    May 17, 2018 9:14AM by Truck News

    READING, Penn. – Penske Truck Leasing says it has completed a million voice-directed preventive maintenance inspections. It is part of Penske’s recently deployed paperless technology. “Our new approach to a voice-guided preventive maintenance process is exceeding our expectations for shop

  • News Technology

    The path to autonomous

    April 18, 2018 1:55PM by James Menzies

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Today’s driver assistance systems will eventually guide the trucking industry to autonomous driving – but it won’t happen soon. That’s according to Fred Andersky, director, customer solutions controls with Bendix, who spoke by video conference at the

  • UPDATED: First pedestrian death in collision with self-driving vehicle

    March 19, 2018 2:49PM by Truck News

    TEMPE, Ariz. – A tragic collision overnight has resulted in the first pedestrian death from a self-driving vehicle and has suspended a large live-test of semi-autonomous vehicles with Uber. A car with the ride-sharing service was operating in self-driving mode

  • Phillips Connect Technologies helps fleets manage trailer intel

    March 4, 2018 3:15PM by James Menzies

    ATLANTA, Ga. – Trailers are getting smarter, and Phillips Connect Technologies says it has made significant strides in the past year towards helping fleets manage that intelligence. PCT was launched last year with a goal of, through its TrailerNet platform,

  • Daimler recaps strong 2017, looks to even stronger 2018

    February 27, 2018 2:44PM by James Menzies

    DTNA boss Roger Nielsen outlines six goals for 2018

  • Omnitracs One announced during Outlook 2018

    February 27, 2018 2:08PM by Truck West

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Omnitracs announced a new product launch today, one it says combines the very best of all the company’s technology offerings. Kevin Haugh, chief product and strategy officer, unveiled Omnitracs One during the technology company’s Outlook 2018 conference

  • Volvo says automation won’t displace drivers

    February 22, 2018 9:54AM by Truck News

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Volvo Trucks North America (VTNA) says its work towards automation will focus on safety and the driver, and it has created videos to highlight its efforts in this area. Volvo says the rapid advancement of automation can

  • Celadon Group releases enhanced tracking platform

    February 15, 2018 4:27PM by Elizabeth Bate

    INDIANAPOLIS, IND – Celadon Group is calling on users of its load-tracking platform CelaTrac to test its latest update. The online real time shipment-tracking platform began open beta-testing this week as it introduced enhancements including mobile optimization, the ability to

  • Custom app helping Daimler manage spot deliveries

    January 30, 2018 9:10AM by Truck News

    PORTLAND, Ore. – Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) says a custom-built app has helped it and its carrier partners greatly improve the efficiency of transporting spot loads. The app was developed by Loadsmart. It offers a platform to help both

  • Opinions mixed

    October 24, 2017 7:30PM by Derek Clouthier

    Panel voices concern, optimism for impact technology and Millennials will have on industry

  • Dominiak steps into new leadership role for Dana

    September 25, 2017 1:27PM by Truck News

    MAUMEE, Ohio – Christophe Dominiak will replace a retiring George Constrand and step into the senior vice-president and chief technology officer role for Dana Inc. Recently serving as vice-president of global engineering for the company’s off-highway drive and motion technologies

  • Volvo’s tech guru shares vision of the future

    September 19, 2017 8:20AM by James Menzies

    Connectivity, electro-mobility, and automation will reshape transportation industry

  • Canadian fleets honored by PeopleNet, TMW Systems

    August 15, 2017 11:42AM by Truck News

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Several Canadian fleets were recognized as innovators by PeopleNet and TMW Systems, at their joint in.sight user conference. PeopleNet recognized Vitesse Transport, which has developed three systems that leverage PeopleNet technology, to improve visibility into asset utilization

  • Descartes buys MacroPoint

    August 15, 2017 7:05AM by Truck News

    WATERLOO, Ont. – Descartes Systems Group announced today it has acquired MacroPoint, a provider of truck tracking and predictive freight capacity data content. “Consumers expect to see the location and progress of shipments from the point of order to delivery,”