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    Fleet Complete launches tracker on Telus network

    December 5, 2018 11:23AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Fleet Complete has launched a low-power asset tracker exclusively on the Telus LTE-M network. With a single battery charge, the AT1 units will support 3,300 pings. With a default reporting frequency of once per day, it means the battery life

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    SE Truck Edition gets text messaging

    December 5, 2018 11:19AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Mitchell 1’s Manager SE Truck Edition shop management software is being updated to include text messaging features. The new MessageCenter option with integrated two-way texting gives shops the choice of building their own text templates for orders, appointments and revisions,

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    Mitchell 1 adds 2018 updates

    November 27, 2018 8:52AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Mitchell 1’s Truck Series software suite is adding 2018 Model Year updates to the labor estimating, diagnostic trouble code procedures, and repair information for all makes of medium- and heavy-duty trucks. The software is updated throughout the year, and subscribers

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    VR training tool tracks eyes

    November 26, 2018 10:57AM by johng@newcom.ca

    iMVR is bringing a layer of virtual reality to the real world of driver training. Not to be confused with a full-scale driving simulator, the training system and its virtual reality headset immerse users into an animated driving environment in

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    A next-generation load board

    November 19, 2018 2:16PM by johng@newcom.ca

    TransCore Link Logistics has unveiled the next generation of its Loadlink load board, giving members the power to combine all of their freight matching activities on Canada’s largest freight-matching network. The single platform enables a lighter, faster and seamless service

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    Isaac, Trimble integrate data

    November 7, 2018 10:18AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Isaac Instruments and Trimble Transportation Enterprise’s Reveal business intelligence and analytics tool are now integrated. The change makes it possible to generate comprehensive reports, business intelligence and analytics, blending Isaac’s telemetry and Trimble’s transportation management system data, including TMW Suite.

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    EBE Technologies launches InfoStream

    October 31, 2018 2:27PM by Truck News

    EBE Technologies has launched InfoStream, a managed service organization that will provide management services for regulatory compliance. Web-based graphical dashboards will be used to deliver relevant and timely information to managers and drivers to provide maximum visibility to ensure compliance,

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    Decisiv launches two new offerings

    October 31, 2018 2:25PM by Truck News

    Service management platform Decisiv has announced two new product offerings. Fleet Mobile brings the information supplied by Decisiv and delivers it through a mobile app. It’s targeted at smaller fleets, who may not have dedicated maintenance managers sitting in the

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    Drivewyze adds insightful reports

    October 31, 2018 10:43AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Drivewyze, known for its PreClear weigh station bypass services, has launched the Drivewyze Insights reporting service – giving customers monthly reports on safety and violation information. Insights collects inspection and violation source data across 50 states, and as much as

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    SmartDrive, Geotab create data hub

    October 31, 2018 10:37AM by johng@newcom.ca

    SmartDrive and Geotab are collaborating in a system that will now combine video-based safety and transportation data and telematics – all through a single on-board data collection hub. Described as “one box that powers it all”, the system offers third-party

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    Noregon makes third update this year

    October 27, 2018 1:12PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Noregon has updated its JPRO Professional for the third time this year, and also unveiled a new Vehicle Insights Portal (VIP). PRO Professional 2018 v3 builds upon the software’s list of bi-directional tests for medium and heavy-duty vehicles. And that

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    Continental upgrades tire system

    October 27, 2018 12:55PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Continental has updated its ContiConnect digital tire monitoring platform, linking related services directly with fleet operations. New features include the ability to customize tire pressure and temperature thresholds and alerts. For example, the original version of the platform set alerts

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    Drivewyze integrated into Switchboard app

    October 24, 2018 2:10PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Switchboard is adding Drivewyze weigh station bypass capabilities to its Android-based ELD app. The latest Drivewyze PreClear app offers bypass opportunities at more than 700 weigh station sites in 43 states and provinces, as well as “heads-up” warnings for locations

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    Remote programming for all Volvo GHG17 engines

    October 17, 2018 9:28AM by johng@newcom.ca

    All Volvo trucks with GHG 2017 engines and factory-installed connectivity hardware are now eligible for software and parameter updates through Volvo’s Remote programming. Remote programming takes less than 20 minutes, the company says. Several parameter packages now allow truck owners

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    Mack updates over-the-air options

    October 17, 2018 9:19AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Mack Trucks has expanded its over-the-air software and vehicle parameter capabilities, offering more updates for those with 2017 GHG Mack engines and factory-installed hardware. Mack Over the Air was launched in February 2017 with updates for powertrain components and vehicle