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Category: General Update

Maintenance Facilities Turn to Stertil-Koni Support Stands for Safety and Utility

Maintenance Facilities Turn to Stertil-Koni Support Stands for Safety and Utility

| January 16, 2019

A recent overview of vehicle maintenance shops across North America conducted by bus lift and truck lift provider Stertil-Koni has found that fleet facilities – including bus, truck and US Military – are increasingly relying on support stands in their daily operations to boost safety and extend the capabilities of their existing lifting systems – […]

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ERM Advanced Telematics Targets Car Sharing Market

ERM Advanced Telematics Targets Car Sharing Market

| January 15, 2019

International automotive technology vendor ERM Advanced Telematics, whose technologies and products are sold in more than 65 countries worldwide, is expanding its efforts to penetrate the global car sharing market. The company’s devices are already installed in thousands of shared cars in India and Israel. Here’s what’ new: ERM is supplying car sharing companies with telematics […]

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Volkswagen AG and Ford Motor  Launch Global Alliance

Volkswagen AG and Ford Motor Launch Global Alliance

| January 15, 2019

Volkswagen AG and Ford Motor Company announced the first formal agreements in a broad alliance that, according to the two auto giants, “positions the companies to boost competitiveness and better serve customers in an era of rapid change in the industry.” Volkswagen CEO Dr. Herbert Diess and Ford CEO Jim Hackett confirmed that the companies […]

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Transplace Hires Jim French as Chief Technology Officer

Transplace Hires Jim French as Chief Technology Officer

| January 15, 2019

Transplace , a leading provider of transportation management services and logistics technology solutions, announced the appointment of Jim French as the company’s chief technology officer (CTO).  French will oversee the company’s IT infrastructure and development, and will report directly to Transplace CEO Frank McGuigan. Former CTO, Mike Dieter, will transition to the role of chief information […]

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Record360 Secures Patent for Asset Condition Management Software

Record360 Secures Patent for Asset Condition Management Software

| January 15, 2019

Record360, a leading software for digital asset condition management, announced the dynamic workflow feature of its mobile platform is now patented. Record360’s mobile digital forms and asset condition management software allow companies to save time and cost, reduce damage disputes, and improve customer relationships through increased transparency. The United States Patent and Trademark Office recently issued […]

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Preliminary Used Class 8 Volumes Fall Again

Preliminary Used Class 8 Volumes Fall Again

| January 15, 2019

Preliminary used Class 8 volumes (same dealer sales) slipped for a second consecutive month in December (-7%), marking the first time since January 2016 that same dealer sales have fallen below 2,000 units, according to ACT Research.  However, the report indicated that this is not particularly concerning, in and of itself. Other data released in […]

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