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Category: Connected Fleet News

Cell Signal Booster for Connected Fleets

Cell Signal Booster for Connected Fleets

| July 11, 2018

Wilson Electronics has launched the weBoost Drive 4G-X Fleet cell signal booster for fleets such as first responders, commercial and delivery trucks, and police and government vehicles. The product boosts 4G LTE and 3G signals for all cellular devices in the vehicle, according to the company, and works with all carriers. Wilson claims the Drive 4G-X […]

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Consumers Not Ready for Keyless Cars Says New Study

Consumers Not Ready for Keyless Cars Says New Study

| July 11, 2018

According to the In-vehicle UX (IVX) group at Strategy Analytics, which has explored consumer appetite for truly keyless cars in its recent report, “Keyless Cars: Do Consumers Want Them, and Are Automakers Ready?”, the results are mixed at best. While keyless technology provides a number of benefits such as consumers having one less item to […]

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Spireon Debuts New Sensor Technology for Monitoring Cargo

Spireon Debuts New Sensor Technology for Monitoring Cargo

| July 10, 2018

  Spireon, a leader in providing businesses with date to track, manage and protect their most valuable mobile assets, has introduced a new FleetLocate Cargo Sensor with breakthrough IntelliScan® sensing technology. It, according the company, can provide heightened levels of accuracy in visualizing cargo load status. The patent-pending IntelliScan technology uses a unique combination of sensing […]

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Hyundai Partners with Autotalks on Vehicle Connectivity

Hyundai Partners with Autotalks on Vehicle Connectivity

| July 5, 2018

Hyundai Motor announced that is has formed a strategic partnership with Autotalks through a direct investment to accelerate the development and deployment of the next generation chipset for connected cars.  The company reports that it is expanding partnerships in the connectivity field to further strengthen connectivity technology vital to autonomous driving and explore new business […]

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Volvo Trucks and FedEx Demonstrate Truck Platooning

Volvo Trucks and FedEx Demonstrate Truck Platooning

| June 27, 2018

Volvo Trucks North America announced the successful on-highway demonstration of its truck platooning technology.  The company has been working closely with FedEx and the North Carolina Turnpike Authority (NCTA) to expand on-highway operations of Volvo’s Cooperative Adaptive Cruise Control (CACC) in the United States on N.C. 540, the Triangle Expressway. This marks the first public […]

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Transport Canada Supports Connected and Automated Vehicles Prep

Transport Canada Supports Connected and Automated Vehicles Prep

| June 26, 2018

The Government of Canada has noted that it “welcomes innovation that will help to create Canada’s transportation system of tomorrow” and further states that “Transport Canada is providing $2.9M in funding under the program to Advance Connectivity and Automation in the Transportation System in order to help Canadian jurisdictions prepare for connected and automated vehicles.”  In particular, Transport Canada funding will […]

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