Truck News


  • Product Technology

    OnCommand Connection partners with Axis TMS to enhance offerings

    July 26, 2018 2:15PM by Truck News

    LISLE, Ill. – OOC Technologies is partnering with Axis TMS to integrate their transportation management software with OnCommand Connection telematics. The integration will provide customers of both systems an enhanced ability to manager operations, dispatch and fleet movements. Axis will

  • Product Uncategorized

    All Internationals get OnCommand

    June 15, 2018 8:25AM by Truck News

    All new International trucks with International or Cummins engines will now be equipped with an OnCommand Connection telematics device and two years of free service. The system integrates a cellular-enabled hardware platform with telematics and the OnCommand Connection Advanced Remote

  • 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

  • Peterson Pulse creating intelligent trailers

    March 5, 2018 10:53PM by Truck News

    ATLANTA, Ga. – Peterson is tapping into trailer data with the new PetersonPulse intelligent trailer system, combining CAN-Bus technology and telematics capabilities. In addition to tracking the real-time status of things like lights, ABS brakes, tire pressure monitoring systems, and

  • Product Uncategorized

    Spireon unveils trailer tracking tool for mixed fleets

    February 21, 2018 1:24PM by Truck News

    Spireon is building on its FleetLocate product line with a modular trailer tracking solution for mixed fleets. FL Flex can be configured with options including door, cargo, temperature, and other trailer sensors, as well as solar panels, offering actionable real-time

  • Disrupting the disruptors

    July 27, 2017 5:20PM by James Menzies

    Detroit looks to differentiate itself through greater, more practical connectivity

  • The OEM with the best telematics will win: Paper Transport VP

    July 27, 2017 4:45PM by James Menzies

    YOUNTVILLE, Cali. – When choosing which brand of truck to buy, connectivity and telematics are playing a larger role in the buying decision, according to Dan Deppeler, vice-president of maintenance for Paper Transport. “This becomes a much more important piece

  • Cummins to put fully electrified powertrain system on road in 2019

    June 14, 2017 6:37PM by Truck West

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Cummins has announced it will have a fully electrified powertrain system available for its customers and on the road by the end of 2019. Making the announcement via teleconference June 14, Julie Furber, executive director of electrification

  • Michelin buys telematics provider

    June 14, 2017 3:57PM by Truck News

    GREENVILLE, S.C. – Michelin has announced it has acquired telematics provider NexTraq. NexTraq is a subsidiary of Fleetcor Technologies, and provides tools for driver safety, management, and for enhancing fleet productivity. It also provides GPS fleet management tools for fleets

  • Isotrak plants Canadian roots

    May 24, 2017 8:50AM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – International fleet management software company Isotrak has established a Canadian office and named its Canada product manager. The UK-headquartered company appointed Andrew Dunne as its head of Canadian operations. Its new Mississauga office expands its footprint to

  • Penske offers new connected fleet solutions

    April 17, 2017 1:36PM by Truck News

    READING, Pa. – Today (April 17), Penske Truck Leasing announced its new fleet solutions, which connects its systems with nearly any truck and engine configuration or telematics service provider. “We’re very pleased to begin formally offering connected fleet solutions to

  • News Equipment

    Great Dane strengthens rear impact guard, explores telematics

    March 3, 2017 9:33AM by Truck News

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Great Dane unveiled product updates at the spring meeting of the Technology & Maintenance Council, including a safer rear impact guard. The new rear impact guard passes the 30% offset test, ensuring protection for motorists who collide

  • Truck-Lite offering trailer telematics

    February 27, 2017 10:29AM by James Menzies

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Truck-Lite is entering the trailer telematics market with the launch of its new Road Ready trailer monitoring and communication system. The new offering was announced at the spring meeting of the Technology & Maintenance Council. Truck-Lite says

  • Isaac Instruments lands major deal with Groupe Robert

    February 8, 2017 6:44AM by Truck News

    MONTREAL, Que. – Isaac Instruments has announced Groupe Robert is equipping its entire 1,300 truck fleet with the company’s telematics system. “We opted for the Isaac InControl solution because it allows us to increase our operational efficiency. Our objective is

  • Mack partnership means concrete customers can now track product in real time

    January 17, 2017 3:00PM by Derek Clouthier

    Two new features added to mDrive