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Category: General Update

Volvo Trucks to Debut All-Electric VNR Regional-Haul Model

Volvo Trucks to Debut All-Electric VNR Regional-Haul Model

| December 13, 2018

Volvo Trucks announced that it will introduce all-electric Volvo VNR regional-haul demonstrators in California next year, operating in distribution, regional-haul and drayage operations. Sales of the VNR Electric in North America will begin in 2020. “We are proud to announce the Volvo VNR Electric, designed to support cities focused on sustainable urban development and fleets […]

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UPS Named by Forbes and Just Capital for Commitment to Social Responsibility

UPS Named by Forbes and Just Capital for Commitment to Social Responsibility

| December 13, 2018

UPS was named to Forbes and JUST Capital’s annual “JUST 100” list for the third consecutive year, and was recognized as the industry leader in the transportation sector.  The list, now in its third year, ranks the largest publicly-traded corporations in the United States on corporate citizenship. This includes issues like leadership and ethics, worker […]

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LeasePlan USA Boosts Telematics Offering with Geotab

LeasePlan USA Boosts Telematics Offering with Geotab

| December 12, 2018

LeasePlan USA, a global leader in fleet management and driver mobility, will provide access to telematics solutions from Geotab, a leader in connected transportation and telematics solutions. The goal is for LeasePlan to deepen its IoT, telematics and insights offerings. Leveraging Geotab’s IoT telematics technology, LeasePlan customers can gain access to insights that will help […]

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Carvana Brings Rapid Purchasing to Bay Area and Silicon Valley

Carvana Brings Rapid Purchasing to Bay Area and Silicon Valley

| December 12, 2018

Carvana (NYSE: CVNA), a leading e-commerce platform for buying, selling and financing used cars, has expanded its presence in California with the launch of its San Francisco and San Jose markets.  Here’s what cool: Customers can visit Carvana.com to shop more than 10,000 vehicles from home or on the go via mobile device, finance, purchase […]

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FleetUp Offers Solution to Help Reduce HOS Fines

FleetUp Offers Solution to Help Reduce HOS Fines

| December 12, 2018

FleetUp announced recently an automated solution to help fleet companies cut down on HOS violation fines and keep their drivers ELD compliant. The  software engineering company has released HOS AI (Hours of Service Artificial Intelligence), a system that automatically warns drivers of violations and gives them the opportunity to correct their mistakes. Their HOS AI […]

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Volvo Changes at Top Management

Volvo Changes at Top Management

| December 12, 2018

Roger Alm has been appointed as a new member of Volvo’s Group Executive Board and President Volvo Trucks. He will replace Claes Nilsson, who after a long and successful career will retire from his position from January 1, 2019. In parallel, Diana Niu has been appointed as a member of the Group Executive Board and […]

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