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Category: Connected Fleet News

TomTom and Bosch Collaborate Radar Map for Autonomous Driving

TomTom and Bosch Collaborate Radar Map for Autonomous Driving

| June 7, 2017

TomTom (TOM2) and Bosch have  announced the creation of an HD map with integrated Radar Road Signature layer for the localization of vehicles in autonomous driving. The Radar Road Signature layer will allow automated vehicles to determine their exact location on a road down to a few centimeters, working in conjunction with the TomTom HD […]

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Omnitracs to Acquire Assets of Shaw Tracking

Omnitracs to Acquire Assets of Shaw Tracking

| June 5, 2017

In a move to expand its presence in Canada, fleet management solutions provider Omnitracs has announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire the assets of Shaw Tracking, a leading fleet management solutions provider in Canada. The terms of the transaction, expected to close summer 2017, subject to regulatory approval of the transfer of […]

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Automated Road Freight Impact on Driver Jobs Demands Managed Transition

Automated Road Freight Impact on Driver Jobs Demands Managed Transition

| June 1, 2017

Governments must consider ways to manage the transition to driverless trucks in order to avoid potential social disruption from job losses, says a new report published by the International Transport Forum (ITF) with three partner organizations. In terms of positives, self-driving trucks will help save costs, lower emissions and make roads safer. They could also […]

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FourKites Partners with Ryder on Tracking and Management Solution

FourKites Partners with Ryder on Tracking and Management Solution

| May 31, 2017

FourKites, a company providing real-time tracking and supply chain visibility solutions across transportation modes and digital platforms announced that it has partnered with Ryder System to integrate its Freight Visibility & Orchestration Platform into Ryder NaviShare, a solution that will be available across Ryder’s customer base. Here’s what’s new: FourKites technology delivers real-time shipment visibility […]

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Oilfield Services Company Embraces Telematics Across 3,500 Vehicle Fleet

Oilfield Services Company Embraces Telematics Across 3,500 Vehicle Fleet

| May 31, 2017

C&J Energy Services (NYSE: CJ), a leading provider of well construction, well completion, well support and other complementary oilfield services to oil and gas exploration and production companies, has selected a top telematics approach to provide fleet management, safety and compliance solutions across a massive fleet of 3500+ light- and heavy-duty vehicles. The company is […]

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Geotab Marketplace Goes to Voice Activation

Geotab Marketplace Goes to Voice Activation

| May 25, 2017

Geotab Marketplace, a growing source for tGPS fleet management and vehicle tracking solutions, will be embracing voice activation. The company is using technology from pdvWireless, a private wireless communications carrier and provider of mobile workforce management solutions. Called, DispatchPlus, the approach provides customers with instant voice communication via push-to-talk solutions, tools for field documentation and […]

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