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    Ryder’s RyderGyde app now available in Canada

    May 16, 2019 1:08PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Ryder’s RyderGyde app, now available in Canada, offers quick access to commercial truck rentals and can even be used to schedule maintenance appointments in less than 60 seconds. Recent enhancements to the roadside vehicle repair functions include a roadside wizard,

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    Remote diagnostics now on Kenworth medium-duty trucks

    May 14, 2019 2:55PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Kenworth medium-duty conventional trucks now come with the option of TruckTech+ Remote Diagnostics. The system will be available in new Kenworth T270, T370, T440 and T470 models equipped with Paccar’s 6.7-liter PX-7 engine, 8.9-liter PX-9 Paccar engine, or Cummins Westport

  • Product Technology

    KoiReader extracts document data

    May 6, 2019 12:03PM by johng@newcom.ca

    KoiReader has unveiled a suite of document automation application programming interfaces for multimodal and global logistics operations. The technology, based on artificial intelligence, recognizes unstructured words and numbers in freight documents and converts the information into structured data. It does

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    Platform Science, Noregon partner in diagnostics

    May 2, 2019 11:00AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Platform Science is partnering with Noregon to add remote fault code information to a connected vehicle open platform. Platform Science’s Vehicle Fault Diagnostics presents diagnostic information about all electronic components on any make and model of vehicle. Detailed fault descriptions

  • Volvo expands parameters eligible for over-the-air updates

    April 24, 2019 10:37AM by Truck News

    Volvo Trucks has added more parameter updates to its Parameter Plus subscription package, and now offers more than 250 paramaters that can be changed over the air. The Parameter Plus package allows for up to 50 parameter updates per year.

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    Boxx Academy tackles cyber threats

    April 10, 2019 3:52PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Boxx Insurance reports that 67% of cyber security incidents are caused by employee negligence, but says it has a solution in the form of online cyber security training available through Boxx Academy. Built in a partnership with Hiscox, a Lloyd’s

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    Paragon enhances live management software

    March 29, 2019 12:55PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Paragon Software Systems is expanding on its Live Management software, delivering a real-time view of planned, actual, and historic transportation activity. An Arrivals Board and Live Dashboard components now shows critical data across the whole business, rather than storing it

  • Product Equipment

    Bendix launches safety system retrofits, SafetyDirect enhancements

    March 25, 2019 9:59AM by Truck News

    Bendix announced at the spring meetings of the Technology & Maintenance Council updates to its safety systems, and a new retrofit program. Bendix Wingman Fusion, Wingman Advanced, VORAD VS-500, AutoVue lane departure warning, Blindspotter side object detection, and SafetyDirect can

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    Smart Dashcam becomes smarter

    March 25, 2019 9:26AM by johng@newcom.ca

    KeepTruckin is expanding its Smart Dashcam platform to include video recall, video annotation, in-app driver coaching, and fused sensors. Videos can now be recalled from 35 hours of driving time, and they’re also automatically assigned tags to offer context leading

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    Noregon enhances TripVision, JPro

    March 20, 2019 12:21PM by johng@newcom.ca

    ATLANTA, Ga. – Noregon has unveiled an enhanced version of its TripVision system, offering a fleet management tool that delivers a snapshot of vehicle health, safety and performance. Known as TripVision Uptime, it offers bi-directional controls like the ability to

  • Product Technology

    Trimble, Decisiv partner on TMT ServiceConnect

    March 17, 2019 5:39PM by James Menzies

    Trimble has partnered with Decisiv to launch TMT ServiceConnect, allowing TMT customers to connect to more than 4,500 service centers. The new add-on module gives TMT users direct connectivity to streamline repairs and improve communication with service providers, Trimble and

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    Solar tracker now available through Geotab marketplace

    March 7, 2019 4:33PM by johng@newcom.ca

    The solar-powered asset tracker TT600 series by Flex is ready to offer detailed tracking information for assets like trailers, containers and generators – almost in real time. Available on the Geotab marketplace, the GPS-based tracking unit offers insights into utilization,

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    FourKites better predicting arrival times

    February 26, 2019 9:22AM by johng@newcom.ca

    FourKites — a supply chain visibility platform — says it is able to predict freight arrival times more accurately than ever before thanks to a new DynamicETA algorithm. The new approach draws on more than 150 data points associated with

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    International makes Fusion standard

    February 13, 2019 1:51PM by johng@newcom.ca

    International Truck is now offering Bendix Wingman Fusion as standard equipment on all its on-highway tractors, including the LoneStar, LT Series, and RH Series. The system has been an option since 2015. Bendix Wingman Fusion integrates radar, cameras, and vehicle

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    Chevin’s hub of workshop data

    January 24, 2019 11:09AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Chevin Fleet Solutions’ Workshop Hub offers technicians a tool that can be used to view and track their progress and report on assigned workloads. Designed for tablets and smartphones, the web-based app makes it possible to view assignments in the