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Category: Fleet Diagnostics & Software

Freight Tracking Provider MacroPoint Gets $44 Million Equity Investment

Freight Tracking Provider MacroPoint Gets $44 Million Equity Investment

| November 16, 2016

Freight Tracking Provider MacroPoint, creator of a multi-modal freight tracking network that provides shippers, logistics service providers and carriers real-time visibility into load status, received a $44 million investment from Susquehanna Growth Equity. MacroPoint owns the largest visibility network in the industry, encompassing of over 800,000 drivers and over 3,000 paying customers (including JB Hunt, UPS and […]

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Freight Hauler Deploys Video Safety Monitoring and Coaching Approach for Drivers

Freight Hauler Deploys Video Safety Monitoring and Coaching Approach for Drivers

| October 12, 2016

Family-owned international freight hauler, Heyl Truck Lines, has deployed a video-based safety platform to help the fleet protectits drivers by identifying high-risk incidents and enabling proactive coaching to reduce collision frequency, improve safety and reinforce good driving skills. Noted Mackenzie Heyl Schaffert, controller at Heyl Truck Lines, “By engaging drivers early in open dialogue about […]

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PIT Group To Conduct Fuel Efficiency Tests for U.S. Xpress

PIT Group To Conduct Fuel Efficiency Tests for U.S. Xpress

| October 11, 2016

PIT Group, an engineering and research group for the North American trucking industry, has announced that it will conduct its first In-Service Fuel Testing on powertrain combinations in the U.S. Suppliers are currently being invited to participate in the evaluations for U.S. Xpress, Inc., which will take place from November 7-11, 2016  at the carrier’s […]

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Omnitracs Launches Next Gen Unified Telematics Solution

Omnitracs Launches Next Gen Unified Telematics Solution

| February 5, 2016

Omnitracs, a leader in fleet management solutions to transportation and logistics companies, has announced the introduction of Intelligent Vehicle Gateway (IVG) – a new technology in what the company bills as “next generation in commercial vehicle telematics.” IVG offers advanced features such as a larger display, superior wireless connectivity, and hands-free voice commands designed to […]

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New Toshiba Technology for Vehicle Telematics and Infotainment

New Toshiba Technology for Vehicle Telematics and Infotainment

| January 6, 2016

Toshiba has announced the launch of an automotive-grade Ethernet bridge solution for in-vehicle infotainment (IVI), telematics and other automotive applications. Automotive electronics are becoming more complex, particularly with the addition of advanced sensors, high-resolution displays, on-vehicle cameras, automated driver assistance systems (ADAS), and their data transmission and controls. What Toshiba is doing is connecting these […]

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Holiday Home Repairs by the Numbers

Holiday Home Repairs by the Numbers

| December 13, 2015

The holidays. A time to celebrate with family, food, and maybe a few presents too. While most folks are focusing on the ‘merry’ part of the season, the inevitable question of ‘what could go wrong?’ can creep into many a mind throughout this joyous season. Let’s face it, no one wants to cut into an […]

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