Truck News


  • Fleet Complete adds execs

    January 20, 2020 9:52AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – Fleet Complete has hired two new executives to help lead the next phase of its expansion with a $1-billion revenue target by 2024. Richard Eyram has been named chief revenue officer and Cynthia Schyff has been appointed

  • New Geotab tools that aim to help fleets go electric hit North American market

    January 15, 2020 4:00PM by Truck News

    SAN DIEGO, Calif. – With the launch of two new tools, Geotab is looking to make the decision and process of going electric seamless for fleets. The company’s Electric Vehicle Suitability Assessment (EVSA) and the Electric Vehicle Battery Degradation tools

  • Geotab and Lytx partner to bring single-user interface to fleets

    January 14, 2020 1:11PM by Truck News

    SAN DIEGO, Calif. – Geotab and video telematics provider Lytx are collaborating to bring customers a single-user interface to help fleets improve safety, productivity, and efficiency. The single interface merges Lytx’s video-based telematics platform – Driver Safety Program – with

  • MELT’s impact on Saskatchewan trucking industry being felt

    October 30, 2019 1:42PM by Derek Clouthier

    REGINA, Sask. – The influence of Saskatchewan’s mandatory entry-level training (MELT) program has been far-reaching in both a positive and negative way on the province’s trucking industry. That was the opinion of a diverse panel discussion at the Saskatchewan Trucking

  • Truck-Lite expands trailer telematics suite

    October 30, 2019 8:06AM by Truck News

    ATLANTA, Ga. —  Truck-Lite has added a volumetric cargo system to its Road Ready trailer telematics suite, the company announced. The system works by dividing a trailer into zones, depending on its size, and employing up to five cargo sensors

  • Great Dane debuts FleetPulse trailer tracking system

    October 28, 2019 7:48AM by James Menzies

    ATLANTA, Ga. — Great Dane has launched a new trailer telematics system at the North America Commercial Vehicle Show. FleetPulse has been three years in the making. The company said it first consulted with fleets to determine what information they

  • Trimble makes enhancements in effort to improve transportation supply chain

    September 16, 2019 6:49PM by Truck News-West

    HOUSTON, Texas – Kicking off its in.sight User Conference in Houston, Texas today, Trimble stressed the importance of advanced analytics, data security, and data democratization in its ongoing effort to optimize the transportation supply chain lifecycle. As part of its

  • Product Uncategorized

    Truck-Lite integrates Stemco wireless tech

    June 18, 2019 11:23AM by John G Smith

    Stemco’s wireless monitoring technology is now being integrated into Truck-Lite’s Road Ready telematics system through a second-generation SmartBridge Integrator. The integration means fleets will be able to access information about Stemco’s wireless products through Road Ready’s web portal, which will

  • Product Uncategorized

    GoCam goes to Geotab Marketplace

    May 29, 2019 9:44AM by John G Smith

    SmartWitness’ video telematics system, GoCam, has become the latest addition to the Geotab Marketplace.

  • What to consider when transitioning to ELDs

    May 24, 2019 9:27PM by Derek Clouthier

    PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. – With the Canadian electronic logging device (ELD) mandate coming down the pike, Greg Munden of Munden Ventures said there are several reasons carriers need to get on board immediately with the new technology. Munden said ELDs

  • News Technology

    Isaac Instruments turns 20

    April 11, 2019 2:06PM by Truck News

    CHAMBLY, Que. – Isaac Instruments is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, and says it continues to grow. The company claims to supply more than 50% of the Quebec trucking market with its telematics, which was launched just five years

  • News Technology

    Geotab to acquire BSM Technologies

    April 9, 2019 7:55AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – Geotab has announced an agreement to acquire BSM Technologies, a telematics provider installed in more than 165,000 vehicles across government and private fleets in the U.S. and Canada. The acquisition would add to the more than 1.5

  • News Technology

    Detroit Connect integrates Zonar telematics platform

    March 29, 2019 7:51AM by Truck News

    PORTLAND, Ore. – Detroit Connect has announced third-party telematics providers can now be integrated into its platform. This eliminates the need for additional hardware and allows customers to work with their telematics platform of choice. “Integrating the services of third-party

  • 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,

  • 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