Technology en FMCSA will hold public listening session on highly automated commercial vehicles <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The US Department of Transportation&rsquo;s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced it will hold a public listening session to solicit information on issues relating to the design, development, testing and deployment of highly automated commercial vehicles.</p> <p>Interested parties will have an opportunity to share their views and any data or analysis on this topic with Agency representatives.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Regulations Technology News Mon, 17 Apr 2017 00:09:00 +0000 53371 at Volvo boosts uptime support for legacy trucks through connectivity partnership <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Volvo Trucks North America is extending its comprehensive Volvo Trucks Uptime Services to legacy vehicles through the addition of telematics connectivity via partner Geotab, a leading provider of telematics technology. Owners of Volvo legacy vehicles with EPA 2010 or newer Volvo engines will be able to access the same suite of uptime services available for newer model Volvo trucks.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trucks Technology News Wed, 12 Apr 2017 16:01:00 +0000 53311 at Run on Less roadshow coming in September <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Shell, PepsiCo, the North American Council for Freight Efficiency (NACFE), and Carbon War Room (CWR) have announced Run on Less, a first-of-its-kind cross-country roadshow to showcase advancements in fuel efficiency. The event will take place during September 2017.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trucks Green Trends Technology News Wed, 12 Apr 2017 15:58:00 +0000 53301 at Penske Truck Leasing now offers on-board technology consulting <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Penske Truck Leasing has established an onboard technology consulting group within its existing operations.</p> <p>The group was created as a value-added service to help Penske&rsquo;s customers to address the proliferation of technology choices and questions fleet operators have about selecting, evaluating, implementing, and using onboard systems. Penske takes a device-neutral approach when helping its customers evaluate on-board systems.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Technology News Wed, 05 Apr 2017 13:37:00 +0000 53151 at Software giving companies better control over tank cleaning operations <div class="node-body article-body"><p>TANK wash facilities need to collect data quickly and efficiently to better control operations, including tracking fleet and customer wash tickets by unit and wash rack, integrating to accounting and dispatch applications, and tracking wash bay costs for analysis, according to Sergio Ramirez, solutions engineer for TMW Systems.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tank Cleaning Technology Tue, 04 Apr 2017 14:13:00 +0000 53101 at Mack launches Over The Air Software Updates during TMC <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Mack Trucks has launched Mack Over The Air (OTA), enabling customers to update software without disrupting their schedules, increasing operational efficiency and uptime. The announcement came during the Technology &amp; Maintenance Council annual meeting in Nashville TN.</p> <p>&ldquo;Mack Over The Air represents the next step in Mack&rsquo;s industry-leading approach to uptime,&rdquo; said David Pardue, vice-president of connected vehicles and uptime services for Mack Trucks. &ldquo;Our customers can now make these updates whenever and wherever it is convenient for them.&rdquo;</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Technology News Wed, 29 Mar 2017 14:21:00 +0000 52981 at PeopleNet now offering 4G LTE network overage for truck fleets with US, Canadian operations <div class="node-body article-body"><p>PeopleNet (<a href="" title=""></a>), a Trimble Company and leading provider of fleet mobility technology, announced March 27 that it is the first fleet management provider to offer a connection to 4G Long-Term Evolution (LTE) networks, now available through its PeopleNet ConnectedFleet platform.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Technology News Wed, 29 Mar 2017 14:06:00 +0000 52951 at Wyoming DOT selects Lear Corporation for connected vehicle pilot program <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Lear Corporation, a global supplier of automotive seating and electrical systems, announced that it has been selected by the Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) as its exclusive partner to supply advanced vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-infrastructure roadside units and on-board technology.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Technology News Wed, 22 Mar 2017 09:59:00 +0000 52881 at Meritor WABCO's OnGuardĀ Collision Mitigation System marks 10 years <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Meritor WABCO officials estimate the OnGuardĀ Collision Mitigation System has helped prevent approximately 2,000 fatal or injury accidents in the 10 years top US fleets have been equipping their trucks with the technology.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Technology News Wed, 15 Mar 2017 15:11:00 +0000 52801 at Volvo tests a hybrid heavy-duty truck for European longhaul <div class="node-body article-body"><p>With the Volvo Concept Truck, Volvo Trucks has developed its first hybrid vehicle designed for longhaul applications in Europe. In combination with the vehicle&rsquo;s other improvements, the total reduction in fuel consumption and CO2 is around 30%.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trucks Green Trends Technology News Tue, 07 Mar 2017 16:45:00 +0000 52711 at