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Category: Connected Fleet News

Arms Race in Patents on Connected and Self-Driving Cars Rolls into High Gear

Arms Race in Patents on Connected and Self-Driving Cars Rolls into High Gear

| June 21, 2017

As the automobile is undergoing a transformation, moving from a means of conveyance to becoming a data center on wheels, savvy car companies and technology titans are vying for leadership. “This is one of the most exciting times in the auto industry in decades, perhaps for a century. However, the excitement also brings challenges,” said […]

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Kroger Stores Cut Collision Rates in Half

Kroger Stores Cut Collision Rates in Half

| June 16, 2017

Kroger Stores, which has a dedicated fleet of 1,200 vehicle involved in 1,300 daily deliveries, has reported that it has cut its collision rates in hand. Helping to improve safety has been an exception-based video telematics program that combines video capture of road incidents such as hard braking or sudden swerving, data analysis of those […]

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ERM Advanced Telematics Named Best IT Solution for Transportation

ERM Advanced Telematics Named Best IT Solution for Transportation

| June 16, 2017

ERM Advanced Telematics, a leading designer, developer and manufacturer of vehicle tracking and security devices, has announced that the company has won the gold medal award for the Best IT Solution for Transportation at the 12th Annual IT World Awards. The IT World Awards is annual achievements and recognition program highlighting the year’s best products, […]

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Vehicle Tracking Solutions Launches Enhanced ELD Compliance Approach

Vehicle Tracking Solutions Launches Enhanced ELD Compliance Approach

| June 12, 2017

Vehicle Tracking Solutions (VTS) has announced the launch of its most recent Silent Passenger® Fleet Management GPS platform approach: SP LogBook™. Here’s what’s driving it: As of December 2017, the FMCSA will require all vehicle fleets to implement a federally approved Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs) for capturing and reporting Hours of Service (HoS). It also […]

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Brazil Uses Self-steering Trucks in Sugar-cane Harvest

Brazil Uses Self-steering Trucks in Sugar-cane Harvest

| June 9, 2017

Volvo Trucks has developed a new self-steering truck that can become a significant productivity booster for Brazilian sugar-cane growers. The truck, which is used to transport newly harvested sugar-cane, is steered with added precision through the fields in order to avoid damaging the young plants that will form the following year’s crop. At present, about […]

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Omnitracs to Provide Fleet Management Service through Final Delivery

Omnitracs to Provide Fleet Management Service through Final Delivery

| June 9, 2017

Fleet management leader Omnitracs has announced the availability of Roadnet Anywhere v4.5, a software update that incorporates advanced vehicle overview features, allowing managers to view the status of their entire fleet while also enhancing workflow configurations on the ground. Notably, the new approach  allows managers to even more easily track the status and performance of […]

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