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Telematics & Fleet Tracking

Phillips Connect Unveils Revolutionary Smart Trailer Solution

Phillips Connect Unveils Revolutionary Smart Trailer Solution

| January 15, 2021

Phillips Connect’s Smart7™ integrates its full-featured 4G & 5G-ready GPS with multiple trailer health sensors Phillips Connect unveils their truly smart-trailer solution to the commercial vehicle industry. A tour of the website shares the results of a 5-year vision to simplify smart trailer technology creating unmatched cost savings and operational efficiencies for fleets.  Phillips Connect’s Smart7™ integrates […]

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Kenco Launches Kenco FleetCloud™, a Proprietary Material Handling Equipment Telematics Solution

Kenco Launches Kenco FleetCloud™, a Proprietary Material Handling Equipment Telematics Solution

| January 15, 2021

FleetCloud™ transforms MHE processes to drive safety, compliance, and productivity Kenco Logistics, one of North America’s leading third-party logistics providers, is proud to announce the launch of Kenco FleetCloud™ as part of the company’s digital transformation journey. This proprietary telematics solution streamlines material handling equipment (MHE) processes and monitoring equipment performance to drive efficiency, safety, and […]

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MetTel Expands to Deliver Geotab IoT Solutions for U.S. Government Vehicles

MetTel Expands to Deliver Geotab IoT Solutions for U.S. Government Vehicles

| January 13, 2021

Managed Services will help to Streamline Compliance, Reduce Costs, Improve Safety MetTel, a Gartner-recognized leader in digital transformation and communications is partnering with Geotab to offer government vehicles access to a suite of managed services that provide critical intelligence to help streamline compliance and reporting, reduce total cost of ownership and improve citizen and employee safety, as well […]

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People

FMCSA Proposes New Pilot Program to Provide Commercial Drivers Additional Hours of Service Flexibility

FMCSA Proposes New Pilot Program to Provide Commercial Drivers Additional Hours of Service Flexibility

| January 15, 2021

Proposed Pilot To Evaluate 6/4 and 5/5 Sleeper Berth Splits The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administrator (FMCSA) announced a new proposed pilot program for commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers to evaluate two additional options for splitting sleeper berth periods – a 6/4 split and a 5/5 split.  “FMCSA continues to explore ways […]

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FMCSA Announces 2021 Motor Carrier Advisory Committee Members

FMCSA Announces 2021 Motor Carrier Advisory Committee Members

| January 14, 2021

2021 membership includes a record number of women The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administrator (FMCSA) announced its 2021 members for the Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee (MCSAC). The membership of the committee draws from candidates across all motor carrier stakeholders—and the 2021 membership includes a record number of women.  “The MCSAC […]

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Trucker Path and Rolling Strong Team Up for Trucker Health

Trucker Path and Rolling Strong Team Up for Trucker Health

| January 13, 2021

Highway To Health competition kicks off new year with focus on improving driver health and wellness Rolling Strong, the provider of health and wellness programs for transportation companies and their drivers, as well as owner-operators, and Trucker Path, the most comprehensive and fastest growing mobile app for North American truckers, today announced a Highway To Health trucker health […]

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Autonomous

NHTSA Announces Historic Rule to Modernize Driverless Vehicle Safety Standards

NHTSA Announces Historic Rule to Modernize Driverless Vehicle Safety Standards

| January 15, 2021

Historic step removes unnecessary barriers to motor vehicles equipped with automated driving systems The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issued a final rule to modernize numerous Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards and clarify ambiguities in current occupant protection standards for vehicles equipped with automated driving systems that are designed without traditional […]

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MEG to Purchase 2,000 Units of D1, BYD’s Custom Electric Ride-hailing Vehicle

MEG to Purchase 2,000 Units of D1, BYD’s Custom Electric Ride-hailing Vehicle

| December 28, 2020

Through the Didi Chuxing app, passengers can hail this customized online car in multiple cities Ideanomics announces that its Mobile Energy Global (“MEG”) and its contracting entity Qingdao Chengyang Medici have signed an agreement with Meihao Chuxing, a joint venture between BYD and Didi, to purchase an initial 2,000 units of model BYD D1. The ride-hailing […]

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Volvo Cars Imagines the Future of Autonomous Drive By Tapping into Origins of Human Communication

Volvo Cars Imagines the Future of Autonomous Drive By Tapping into Origins of Human Communication

| December 22, 2020

The design for the 360c explores a combination of external sounds, lights, and even subtle movements to communicate the vehicle’s intentions to other road   Volvo Cars has established itself as one of the leaders in autonomous drive development, following its announcement earlier this year that its next generation of cars will be available as […]

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Brakes, Suspensions, Chassis

Meritor Announces Enhancements to MeritorPartsXpress.com

Meritor Announces Enhancements to MeritorPartsXpress.com

| August 13, 2020

Meritor, Inc. announced additional enhancements to MeritorPartsXpress.com that streamline the ordering process and self-service tools The site improvements create a customized, quick and informative experience for each user based on location and other criteria. Newly launched features include: Real-time product inventory messaging regarding availability and delivery specifications (e.g. Get it by date; Want it by date) based on user’s […]

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Meritor Manufactures 100-Millionth Brake Shoe

Meritor Manufactures 100-Millionth Brake Shoe

| July 31, 2020

Producing Nearly Half of All Aftermarket Brake Shoes in North America  Meritor, Inc. celebrated the production of its 100-millionth brake shoe at its Plainfield, Ind. manufacturing facility. The plant, which opened in 1999, remanufactures and manufactures new brake components and plays a major role in the commercial truck market. Responsible for nearly 50 percent of aftermarket brake […]

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Meritor Announces North America’s Lightest-Weight Trailer Suspension

Meritor Announces North America’s Lightest-Weight Trailer Suspension

| October 1, 2019

Suspension’s plug-and-play design is interchangeable with other trailing arm air ride suspensions and fits within the narrow hanger footprint of current trailer configurations Meritor, Inc. announced the introduction of the MTA-Tec6™ suspension, the market’s lightest trailer suspension offering up to 23,000-pound capacity for tankers, flatbeds and other demanding vocational applications.  “We built the MTA-Tec6 suspension […]

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Fuel & Oil

Ideanomics Announces MEG December and Q4 Sales Activity

Ideanomics Announces MEG December and Q4 Sales Activity

| January 15, 2021

A total of 439 units delivered in December 2020 Ideanomics announces its Mobile Energy Global (MEG) division’s sales activities for the month of December and Q4 2020. For the period starting December 1, 2020, through December 31, 2020, MEG delivered a total of 439 units, of which 356 were for the taxi/ride-hailing business segment, and the remaining 83 […]

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Volvo Trucks’ Customer Dependable Highway Express Reduces Carbon Footprint by Electrifying Southern California Distribution Facility

Volvo Trucks’ Customer Dependable Highway Express Reduces Carbon Footprint by Electrifying Southern California Distribution Facility

| January 14, 2021

DHE is a prime example of a fleet leading the path towards sustainable freight movement Leading freight operator, Dependable Highway Express (DHE), recently completed several major electrification initiatives to further reduce the climate and air quality impacts of its Southern California freight operations. Through the Volvo LIGHTS project, DHE introduced Volvo VNR Electric Class 8 […]

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Cenntro Automotive Unveils Class 4 All-Electric Commercial Vehicle

Cenntro Automotive Unveils Class 4 All-Electric Commercial Vehicle

| January 14, 2021

Expands product line of last-mile delivery vehicles Cenntro Automotive Group (Cenntro) unveiled its plans to expand its product portfolio with a purpose-built, all-electric Class 4 vehicle to serve the last-mile urban delivery market. The vehicle, called the CityPorter, offers a unique solution to fleets and logistics customers, offering a range of up to 220 miles […]

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Fleet Maintenance

Aperia Technologies Wins Prestigious Environmental Protection Agency Clean Air Excellence Award

Aperia Technologies Wins Prestigious Environmental Protection Agency Clean Air Excellence Award

| January 15, 2021

The Halo Tire Inflator won a Clean Air Excellence Award from the EPA U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded its 2020 Clean Air Excellence Award for Transportation Efficiency Innovations to Aperia Technologies, a leading supplier of efficiency and safety-enhancing tire management technologies to the commercial trucking industry, for the Halo Tire Inflator. This is […]

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FLEETCOR and TravelCenters of America Renew Comdata Payment Acceptance Agreement

FLEETCOR and TravelCenters of America Renew Comdata Payment Acceptance Agreement

| January 14, 2021

TravelCenters of America and Petro Stopping Centers will now begin accepting Fuelman and FleetWide fuel cards in Q1 2021 FLEETCOR Technologies, Inc.  global business payments company has renewed an agreement under which TravelCenters of America Inc. (“TA”) will continue accepting FLEETCOR’s Comdata fleet card at its TA, TA Express and Petro branded travel centers. Under […]

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TravelCenters of America Continues Growth Expansion Through Franchising

TravelCenters of America Continues Growth Expansion Through Franchising

| January 13, 2021

2020 Finishes Record Year of Franchise Signings TravelCenters of America Inc nationwide operator of the TA, Petro Stopping Centers and TA Express travel center brands, is delivering on its commitment to expand its footprint nationwide through franchising. In 2020, the company signed 21 franchise agreements and opened 10 new franchise locations. A TA travel center […]

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Recent News

MiX Telematics Announces Partnership with Navistar

MiX Telematics Announces Partnership with Navistar

| September 28, 2020

Puts customers at the helm of their telematics solution MiX Telematics announced a new partnership with Navistar that aims to create even greater value for their customers. Through the partnership, MiX and Navistar plan to provide mutual customers with an enhanced and comprehensive combined data set. Customers and manufacturers reliance on telematics data has evolved over […]

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Lytx 2020 “State of the Data” Report Identifies Key Areas of Risk for Trucking Fleets

Lytx 2020 “State of the Data” Report Identifies Key Areas of Risk for Trucking Fleets

| January 14, 2021

Even with heightened demand due to the pandemic, trucking fleets showed strong improvements in key measures of driver safety Lytx®, a leading provider of machine vision- and artificial intelligence-powered video telematics, analytics, safety, and productivity solutions for commercial, public sector, and field service fleets, has released its third annual “State of the Data” report focused […]

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FTR Reports Preliminary Trailer Orders Healthy Again in December at 43,700 Units

FTR Reports Preliminary Trailer Orders Healthy Again in December at 43,700 Units

| January 14, 2021

Orders have boosted the backlogs after hitting a low point in July during the throes of the pandemic FTR reports that preliminary U.S. net trailer orders remained vibrant for the fourth consecutive month, totaling 41,700 units in December.  December order activity was up 6% m/m and 155% y/y. Total trailer orders for 2020 totaled 297,000. […]

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Swift Transportation Unveils Truckers Against Trafficking Wrapped Truck

Swift Transportation Unveils Truckers Against Trafficking Wrapped Truck

| January 13, 2021

Swift looks to raise awareness of Human Trafficking Swift Transportation the largest full truckload carrier in North America, unveiled their wrapped truck honoring Truckers Against Trafficking. The new 2021 wrapped Freightliner Cascadia will be a living representation of Swift’s partnership with the non-profit organization Truckers Against Trafficking (TAT). The wrap displays Swift’s and TAT logos […]

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Nikola Positioned To Accelerate Hydrogen Economy

Nikola Positioned To Accelerate Hydrogen Economy

| January 13, 2021

Competitive electricity price paves the way for hydrogen production in Arizona Nikola Corporation (NASDAQ: NKLA) has secured an innovative electric rate schedule with Arizona Public Service Company (“APS”) that makes possible the accelerated development of hydrogen-based fueling solutions for the transportation industry.  Nikola is a company dedicated to the advancement of innovative zero-emissions truck solutions […]

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Spot Truckload Freight Activity Starts 2021 at Quick Pace

Spot Truckload Freight Activity Starts 2021 at Quick Pace

| January 13, 2021

DAT Trendlines, week ending Jan 10, 2021 Spot truckload activity during the first full week of 2021 picked up where it left off at the end of 2020, with big increases in load and truck posts as shippers worked through freight that was backlogged during the holidays, said DAT Freight & Analytics, which operates the […]

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Pilot Company and RTS Financial Launch Factoring Partnership to Fuel Fleets Nationwide

Pilot Company and RTS Financial Launch Factoring Partnership to Fuel Fleets Nationwide

| January 12, 2021

Pilot Company and RTS will work with fleets to provide funding, fuel and essential services at competitive rates Industry-leaders, Pilot Company and RTS Financial (RTS), announced a fuel and factoring partnership to help trucking companies grow their business. The two companies will work together to provide customized fleet solutions that combines fuel savings, maintenance and […]

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Lordstown Motors Surpasses 100,000 Pre-Orders for the Lordstown Endurance, First Full-Size, All-Electric Pickup Truck for Fleets

Lordstown Motors Surpasses 100,000 Pre-Orders for the Lordstown Endurance, First Full-Size, All-Electric Pickup Truck for Fleets

| January 12, 2021

Orders are non-binding production reservations from commercial fleets for its Lordstown Endurance Lordstown Motors Corp. (Nasdaq: RIDE), (“Lordstown Motors”), an emerging OEM producing electric light duty trucks focused on the commercial fleet market, has received more than 100,000 non-binding production reservations from commercial fleets for its Lordstown Endurance™ all-electric pickup truck, with an average order […]

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Strong Freight Markets Drive CV Build Rates and Forecasts Higher

Strong Freight Markets Drive CV Build Rates and Forecasts Higher

| January 12, 2021

ACT Research reports greater-than-expected build rates in November According to ACT’s latest release of the North American Commercial Vehicle OUTLOOK, greater-than-expected build rates in November, the latest available data, continued to apply upward pressure to the forecasts, which resulted in an across-the-board rise in ACT Research’s commercial vehicle demand expectations. According to Tim Denoyer, ACT’s […]

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Geotab Introduced the Availability of its New GO9+ Telematics Solution, Which Now Includes Wi-Fi Connectivity

Geotab Introduced the Availability of its New GO9+ Telematics Solution, Which Now Includes Wi-Fi Connectivity

| January 12, 2021

The newly added connectivity of GO9+ will allow businesses full visibility of their vehicles in real-time, Geotab, a global leader in IoT and connected transportation, today introduced the availability of its new GO9+ telematics solution, which now includes Wi-Fi connectivity. The new GO9+ is built upon Geotab’s GO9 device. Released in 2019, this device was designed to […]

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Atlanta Tops DAT List of Top 10 Markets to Find Spot Truckload Freight in 2020

Atlanta Tops DAT List of Top 10 Markets to Find Spot Truckload Freight in 2020

| January 12, 2021

Because spot freight is unscheduled and not under contract, it is seen as a dynamic indicator of changes in the economy Atlanta was the hottest place to find spot van and refrigerated truckload freight in 2020, according to DAT Freight & Analytics, which operates the largest electronic marketplace for spot truckload freight. A spot load […]

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Panasonic Automotive Brings Expansive, Artificial Intelligence-Enhanced Situational Awareness to the Driver

Panasonic Automotive Brings Expansive, Artificial Intelligence-Enhanced Situational Awareness to the Driver

| January 12, 2021

System Uses Augmented Reality Head-Up Display Panasonic Automotive Systems of America (Panasonic Automotive) is introduced its new Augmented Reality (AR) HUD.  A leader in projection generation innovation, Panasonic utilizes its latest advances in optics, volume optimization and imaging technology, combined with AI technology from its SPYDR cockpit domain controller to render near-field and far-field content for […]

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Phoenix Logistics Acquires Sam Dunn Express And Sam Dunn Enterprises

Phoenix Logistics Acquires Sam Dunn Express And Sam Dunn Enterprises

| January 11, 2021

Company acquires warehousing, logistics, distribution, and trucking business in Longview, TX Phoenix Logistics (“Phoenix Logistics”), an affiliate of national private commercial real estate firm Phoenix Investors headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, announced its acquisition of Sam Dunn Express (“SDX”), a regional asset-based trucking company, along with the assets of Sam Dunn Enterprises, Inc. (“Sam Dunn”), a warehousing, […]

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The Shyft Group’s Utilimaster Receives Orders for More Than 3,000 Velocity Vehicles

The Shyft Group’s Utilimaster Receives Orders for More Than 3,000 Velocity Vehicles

| January 11, 2021

Orders from Several Parcel Delivery Customers for Delivery in 2021 The Shyft Group specialty vehicle manufacturing, assembly, and upfit for ecommerce-driven parcel delivery, as well as the broader commercial, retail, and service specialty vehicle markets, announced its Utilimaster go-to-market brand has received orders totaling more than 3,000 units for its recently launched Velocity-F2 purpose-built WIV […]

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Driving the Future Forward: Pandemic Shifts Consumer Mindset on Tech Adoption

Driving the Future Forward: Pandemic Shifts Consumer Mindset on Tech Adoption

| January 11, 2021

Deloitte reports on Automotive industry navigates pandemic speedbumps as consumers take detour towards traditional platforms While the long-term trend towards electric vehicles (EVs) continues to solidify, consumer anxiety amid the pandemic may be shifting automotive priorities towards familiarity and affordability, with 74% of U.S. consumers looking for a traditional internal combustion engine in their next vehicle. Vehicle payment deferments […]

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VuDrive Announces Complete Driver Monitoring Aftermarket Solution

VuDrive Announces Complete Driver Monitoring Aftermarket Solution

| January 11, 2021

The device is TSP and fleet friendly and integrates smoothly to TSP clouds Jungo announced today the launch of VuDrive, a complete aftermarket solution for fleets and Telematic Service Providers (TSPs), providing camera-based driver monitoring and recording.  Based on Jungo’s award-winning and patented CoDriver AI software, VuDrive’s dual-camera provides in-cabin monitoring of drivers, with real […]

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Love’s announces new Speedco locations open

Love’s announces new Speedco locations open

| January 8, 2021

24/7 sites will help keep truckers on the road Love’s Travel Stops is now serving customers at seven new Speedco locations that are open 24/7. The locations offer tire, lube and light mechanical services, as well as DOT inspections, for professional drivers and fleets at affordable costs. Commercial drivers can stop at over 400 locations […]

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ATA Statement on Resignation of Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao

ATA Statement on Resignation of Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao

| January 8, 2021

Secretary Chao has been a strong leader and a tremendous partner on a host of issues impacting the trucking industry American Trucking Associations President and CEO Chris Spear issued the following statement regarding Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao’s resignation announcement: “Secretary Chao has been a strong leader and a tremendous partner on a host of issues impacting the trucking industry. […]

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Preliminary NA Classes 5-8 Vehicle Orders Close 2020 in Near-Record Territory

Preliminary NA Classes 5-8 Vehicle Orders Close 2020 in Near-Record Territory

| January 8, 2021

ACT Research states Class 8 net orders in December were 50,900 units Preliminary NA Class 8 net orders in December were 50,900 units, down 2% from November, but a 153% improvement from year-ago December. NA Classes 5-7 demand, with orders at 35,100 units, rose 28% sequentially and 73% compared to last December. That order volume […]

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J. J. Keller Acquires VideoProtects® Transportation Video Technology

J. J. Keller Acquires VideoProtects® Transportation Video Technology

| January 8, 2021

Acquisition Expands Video-Based Safety Solutions for Drivers & Fleets J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc., the nation’s leading provider of safety and regulatory compliance solutions, announced it has acquired VideoProtects® transportation video technology. VideoProtects is video science that integrates with Geotab telematics devices. Using artificial intelligence, VideoProtects recognizes dangerous driving events, sending video and real-time […]

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Geotab Drives Electrification Forward With Launch of Geotab Energy

Geotab Drives Electrification Forward With Launch of Geotab Energy

| January 7, 2021

Company arms utilities and electric vehicle owners with advanced electricity demand management solutions, helping them overcome charging challenges Geotab, a global leader in IoT and connected transportation unveiled Geotab Energy. Focused on the electric utility and electricity demand management market, Geotab Energy helps to bridge sustainable transportation with sustainable energy by offering products and services […]

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Ideanomics to Acquire Utah-based Wireless Charging Provider WAVE

Ideanomics to Acquire Utah-based Wireless Charging Provider WAVE

| January 7, 2021

WAVE was founded in 2011 and is a leading provider of wireless charging systems for commercial EVs Ideanomics has signed a definitive agreement to acquire 100% of privately held Wireless Advanced Vehicle Electrification, Inc. (“WAVE”) for cash and stock consideration, the material terms of which are disclosed in the Company’s related 8-K filing. Roth Capital Partners […]

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United Road Launches Haully Pro Carrier Rewards Program for High Performers

United Road Launches Haully Pro Carrier Rewards Program for High Performers

| January 7, 2021

Haully Pro Carriers qualify for quarterly rebate bonus, concierge dispatch, early access to contract freight, fast track payment, and more advantages to come Jason Walker, Chief Operating Officer of United Road, the largest provider of finished vehicle transport logistics in North America announced the launch of United Road’s Haully Pro Carrier Rewards Program, an initiative designed to recognize and […]

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ADEPT Driver To Expand Driver Crash Reduction Options in 2021

ADEPT Driver To Expand Driver Crash Reduction Options in 2021

| January 7, 2021

ADEPT will introduce Advanced Fleet Driver, a new crash reduction training program under development specifically for commercial fleet drivers As the new year dawns, ADEPT Driver looks forward to supporting new advances in driver safety, and making it easier for more customers to use ADEPT’s science-based training programs to sharpen their crash avoidance skills. “In the year […]

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Lightning eMotors Delivers First All-Electric Motorcoach to ABC Companies, Receives Order for 200 Zero Emissions Vehicles

Lightning eMotors Delivers First All-Electric Motorcoach to ABC Companies, Receives Order for 200 Zero Emissions Vehicles

| January 6, 2021

ABC Companies places $45M order for 200 additional electric vehicles ranging from Class 3 Transit passenger wagons to motorcoaches Lightning eMotors (“Lightning eMotors” or the “Company”), a leading provider of commercial electric vehicles for fleets, announced a $45 million order for its zero-emission powertrain systems from Faribault, Minnesota-based motorcoach supplier ABC Companies. The first zero-emission motorcoach was […]

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Tyrata Launches Tyrata.io–a Data Portal for Real-time Monitoring of Tread Wear in Vehicle Fleets

Tyrata Launches Tyrata.io–a Data Portal for Real-time Monitoring of Tread Wear in Vehicle Fleets

| January 6, 2021

New tire data management system delivers automated tire tread depth monitoring within hours of deployment with no hardware cost and no impact to fleet operations Tyrata, Inc., a tire sensor and data management company, announces Tyrata.io, a cloud-based, comprehensive data portal for its IntelliTread™ tire tread monitoring products.  Tyrata.io is an easy-to-use, interactive portal that […]

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$5 million Volkswagen Light Duty Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Program to open in February

$5 million Volkswagen Light Duty Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Program to open in February

| January 6, 2021

Public feedback sought on draft guidance document The Volkswagen Light Duty Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Program, a $5 million statewide program funding electric vehicle infrastructure, is scheduled to open February 2021. The funding will be available to purchase and install new charging stations for battery-electric vehicles while: Directing a minimum of 50 percent of funds to […]

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Cox Automotive Acquires Dickinson Fleet Services

Cox Automotive Acquires Dickinson Fleet Services

| January 6, 2021

Acquisition of the leading mobile fleet repair and maintenance provider expands the capabilities and geographic reach of Cox Automotive fleet marketplace Cox Automotive announced the acquisition of Dickinson Fleet Services, the leading mobile maintenance provider for medium and heavy-duty trucks and trailers in North America. This investment significantly bolsters the capabilities and geographic reach of Cox […]

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Stertil-Koni Production Facility in Illinois, on Track to Produce 15,000th Mobile Column Lift in 2021

Stertil-Koni Production Facility in Illinois, on Track to Produce 15,000th Mobile Column Lift in 2021

| January 6, 2021

Buy America Vehicle Lift Leader Poised to Achieve New Manufacturing and Sales Milestone Heavy duty vehicle lift leader Stertil-Koni announced that its U.S. production facility — Stertil ALM, located in Streator, Illinois – is well on track to produce its 15,000th Mobile Column Lift in 2021. The significance of the milestone is important.  While Stertil-Koni […]

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PLM Paves the Way with zero-emissions for the Transport Refrigerated Unit

PLM Paves the Way with zero-emissions for the Transport Refrigerated Unit

| January 6, 2021

Test and trial trailers in a selection of trailer lengths and designs are available PLM Fleet LLC dba PLM Trailer Leasing (“PLM”) now offers a net-zero emission refrigerated trailer as an alternative energy fleet solution.  Through a partnership with Advanced Energy Machines, (“AEM”), the zero emission AEM Solar Tech Transportation Refrigeration Unit (“TRU”) is a […]

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Rand McNally Releases New OverDryve™ Pro II with 7-Inch Screen

Rand McNally Releases New OverDryve™ Pro II with 7-Inch Screen

| January 6, 2021

The new model for professional drivers includes all the same upgrades and features as the recently launched 8-inch device Following the launch last October of OverDryve™ 8 Pro II – the next generation of its powerful, top-end trucking device – Rand McNally today announced the availability of the OverDryve™ 7 Pro II. Just like its […]

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OmniVision Announces World’s First Dedicated Driver Monitoring System ASIC With Integrated AI

OmniVision Announces World’s First Dedicated Driver Monitoring System ASIC With Integrated AI

| January 5, 2021

Optimized for Processing Eye Gaze and Eye Tracking Algorithms; ASIC and Image Sensor, Combined, Consume Less Than 1 Watt OmniVision Technologies advanced digital imaging solutions, announced in advance of CES the OAX8000 AI-enabled, automotive application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC), which is optimized for entry-level, stand-alone driver monitoring systems (DMS). The OAX8000 uses a stacked-die architecture to provide the industry’s […]

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International Transportation Foundation Awards $15,000 to Three Students Earning Transportation-Related Degrees

International Transportation Foundation Awards $15,000 to Three Students Earning Transportation-Related Degrees

| January 5, 2021

Hampton University and the University of the District of Columbia Students Awarded Scholarships from the International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association Foundation The International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association (IBTTA) Foundation, the educational and charitable arm of the worldwide association for the owners and operators of toll facilities and the businesses that serve them, announced […]

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A.J. Schneider named The Wheaton Group President

A.J. Schneider named The Wheaton Group President

| January 5, 2021

Creative approach to household goods leads Indy business to success While forecasts showed moving services in the United States experiencing a 21.4% decline in 2020 during an unprecedented pandemic, The Wheaton Group celebrated a successful year by naming A.J. Schneider as The Wheaton Group President, effective January 2021. Schneider is also on The Wheaton Group […]

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Helping Drivers Improve Health And Wellness

Helping Drivers Improve Health And Wellness

| January 5, 2021

Rolling Strong offers a free version of its mobile app  Rolling Strong, the provider of health and wellness programs for transportation companies and their drivers, as well as owner-operators, announced a free version of its mobile app. The new, permanent offering allows drivers to gain awareness around health and wellness risk factors, and use the available app […]

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United Van Lines’ National Migration Study Reveals Where And Why Americans Moved In 2020

United Van Lines’ National Migration Study Reveals Where And Why Americans Moved In 2020

| January 4, 2021

COVID-19 Pandemic Influenced Decisions to Move and Accelerated Existing Moving Patterns United Van Lines released the company’s 44th Annual National Migration Study, revealing in 2020, Americans continued to move westbound and southbound – and the COVID-19 pandemic factored into and accelerated many of those decisions to move. According to the study, which tracks the company’s exclusive data for customers’ […]

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