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Telematics & Fleet Tracking

Embark Launches Partner Development Program to Bring Embark Driver to Market

Embark Launches Partner Development Program to Bring Embark Driver to Market

| April 9, 2021

Leading carriers Werner Enterprises, Mesilla Valley Transportation, and Bison Transport join to define autonomous trucking within carrier networks Embark, a leading developer of autonomous technology for the trucking industry, launches its Partner Development Program with Werner Enterprises, Mesilla Valley Transportation, and Bison Transport. The program brings Embark and leading carriers together to work on autonomous […]

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Lytx Announces Recipients of Annual Drivers of the Year and Coach of the Year Awards

Lytx Announces Recipients of Annual Drivers of the Year and Coach of the Year Awards

| April 9, 2021

Honors Exceptional Work and Commitments to Safety Lytx®, a leading global provider of machine vision and artificial intelligence-powered video telematics solutions for commercial and public sector fleets, announced the recipients of its 2021 Driver of the Year and Coach of the Year awards. The awards honor the outstanding work of professional drivers and coaches currently […]

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ORBCOMM Enters into Agreement to be Acquired by GI Partners

ORBCOMM Enters into Agreement to be Acquired by GI Partners

| April 9, 2021

ORBCOMM Stockholders to Receive $11.50 Per Share in Cash Transaction Provides Significant Premium to ORBCOMM Stockholders ORBCOMM Inc. (Nasdaq: ORBC), a global provider of Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by GI Partners, a leading US-based investor in data infrastructure businesses, in an all-cash transaction that values […]

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Lytx Announces Recipients of Annual Drivers of the Year and Coach of the Year Awards

Lytx Announces Recipients of Annual Drivers of the Year and Coach of the Year Awards

| April 9, 2021

Honors Exceptional Work and Commitments to Safety Lytx®, a leading global provider of machine vision and artificial intelligence-powered video telematics solutions for commercial and public sector fleets, announced the recipients of its 2021 Driver of the Year and Coach of the Year awards. The awards honor the outstanding work of professional drivers and coaches currently […]

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Premier Truck Group and Universal Technical Institute Honor Military Service Members as They Graduate from  Technician Training at Fort Bliss

Premier Truck Group and Universal Technical Institute Honor Military Service Members as They Graduate from Technician Training at Fort Bliss

| April 6, 2021

Program is the first-of-its-kind, on-base diesel-commercial vehicle technician career skills program in U.S. Army history Premier Truck Group and Universal Technical Institute honored the inaugural graduating class of the Premier Truck Group Technician Skills Program. The first-of-its-kind, on-base diesel-commercial technician training program provides 12-weeks of industry-aligned training that leads directly to employment for military members transitioning to […]

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Yokohama Tire Corporation Announces Organizational Changes

Yokohama Tire Corporation Announces Organizational Changes

| March 30, 2021

YTC President Jeff Barna promoted to CEO Several organizational changes were announced by Yokohama Tire Corporation (YTC). The changes, effective March 30, 2021 include: — Jeff Barna, president of YTC, has been promoted to president and CEO of YTC. Shinichi Takimoto, a senior managing officer of The Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (YRC), and current CEO […]

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Autonomous

Embark Launches Partner Development Program to Bring Embark Driver to Market

Embark Launches Partner Development Program to Bring Embark Driver to Market

| April 9, 2021

Leading carriers Werner Enterprises, Mesilla Valley Transportation, and Bison Transport join to define autonomous trucking within carrier networks Embark, a leading developer of autonomous technology for the trucking industry, launches its Partner Development Program with Werner Enterprises, Mesilla Valley Transportation, and Bison Transport. The program brings Embark and leading carriers together to work on autonomous […]

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Self-Driving Truck Company Plus Upsizes Recent Fundraising to $420 Million

Self-Driving Truck Company Plus Upsizes Recent Fundraising to $420 Million

| April 1, 2021

Plus added $220 million in new financing co-led by FountainVest Partners and ClearVue Partners, with participation from Quanta Computer Inc Plus (formerly Plus.ai), a leading provider of self-driving truck technology, has added $220 million in new financing co-led by FountainVest Partners and ClearVue Partners, with participation from Quanta Computer Inc., Phi Zoyi Capital, and Millennium […]

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Embark Universal Interface Accelerates Integration of Self-Driving Technology Across Major Truck OEM Platforms

Embark Universal Interface Accelerates Integration of Self-Driving Technology Across Major Truck OEM Platforms

| April 1, 2021

Embark launches an interoperable self-driving stack that will work across Freightliner, International, Peterbilt, and Volvo trucks Embark autonomous technology for the trucking industry, launches the Embark Universal Interface (EUI), a set of standardized self-driving components and the flexible interfaces necessary for major truck OEMs to more easily and robustly integrate Embark’s autonomous technology onto their […]

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Brakes, Suspensions, Chassis

Optimal Vehicle Management through Telematics: Fleet Complete and ConMet Team Up

Optimal Vehicle Management through Telematics: Fleet Complete and ConMet Team Up

| April 2, 2021

SmartHub monitors in real-time, the condition of the hub, brake, and tire health to assist fleet managers in making informed maintenance decisions Fleet Complete, a leading global provider of connected mobility solutions, is excited to announce a new partnership with ConMet, an industry leader in the design, engineering, and manufacturing of commercial vehicle parts for […]

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Meritor Delivering Complete Drivetrains for Heavy Dump Truck Program

Meritor Delivering Complete Drivetrains for Heavy Dump Truck Program

| March 22, 2021

Meritor has begun supplying Heavy Dump Truck (HDT) components units for the United States Army Meritor, Inc. announced it has begun supplying components to meet the recent order of M917A3 Heavy Dump Truck (HDT) units for the United States Army, announced on March 1, 2021. As the exclusive provider of drivetrain components on the HDT, the […]

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US Trailer OEMs Challenged to Increase Production Amid Component Constraints

US Trailer OEMs Challenged to Increase Production Amid Component Constraints

| March 2, 2021

ACT Research reports trailer net orders have pushed the industry backlog higher for the past seven months According to this quarter’s issue of ACT Research’s Trailer Components Report, trailer net orders have pushed the industry backlog higher for the past seven months, with January’s order level 66% above current build rates. “First of all, it […]

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Fuel & Oil

New Technology and Data From C.H. Robinson Are Helping Companies Around the World Cut Carbon Emissions

New Technology and Data From C.H. Robinson Are Helping Companies Around the World Cut Carbon Emissions

| April 9, 2021

Tools offered for free to advance sustainability across the logistics industry as standards heighten globally C.H. Robinson is paving the way for more sustainable supply chains around the world by turning decades of logistics expertise into technology and data that any company can use to reduce its carbon footprint. Emissions IQ™, which will be the […]

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Nikola and RIG360 Announce Expansive Sales and Service Dealer Network

Nikola and RIG360 Announce Expansive Sales and Service Dealer Network

| April 9, 2021

Strategic partnership spans more than 65 service center locations Nikola Corporation designer and manufacturer of heavy-duty commercial battery-electric vehicles (BEVs), fuel-cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) and energy infrastructure solutions, announced its first step in establishing a nationwide plan for its Class 8 truck sales and service coverage. Nikola, in partnership with RIG360 Service Network, a network […]

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Business Driving Activity Rebounds to 70% of Pre-Pandemic Levels

Business Driving Activity Rebounds to 70% of Pre-Pandemic Levels

| April 9, 2021

Motus released its latest Flash Report, which shows the evolution of U.S. business driving activity over last year by region and by industry sector The numbers reveal how various geographies and groups have fared, and in some cases thrived, during this tumultuous time, as well as how local restrictions and policies impacted grey fleets.   Average business […]

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Fleet Maintenance

Nikola and RIG360 Announce Expansive Sales and Service Dealer Network

Nikola and RIG360 Announce Expansive Sales and Service Dealer Network

| April 9, 2021

Strategic partnership spans more than 65 service center locations Nikola Corporation designer and manufacturer of heavy-duty commercial battery-electric vehicles (BEVs), fuel-cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) and energy infrastructure solutions, announced its first step in establishing a nationwide plan for its Class 8 truck sales and service coverage. Nikola, in partnership with RIG360 Service Network, a network […]

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Mecanica Scientific Provides Accident Data Support to Freightliner Customers

Mecanica Scientific Provides Accident Data Support to Freightliner Customers

| April 8, 2021

Mecanica is to provide support for Freightliner customers in the Western United States, with DELTA|v| Forensic Engineering Inc., servicing the Eastern States Mecanica Scientific Services (Mecanica), an engineering and scientific analysis firm, has been selected by Daimler Trucks of North America to provide support to Freightliner customers and handle data imaging services for those customers operating […]

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REV Group® Ambulances Feature Patented Technology to Reduce Negative Impact of Vehicle Idling

REV Group® Ambulances Feature Patented Technology to Reduce Negative Impact of Vehicle Idling

| April 7, 2021

REV Group Extends Exclusive Partnership with ZeroRPM® for Idle Mitigation Technology in its Ambulances REV Group, Inc., the leading designer and manufacturer of specialty vehicles including emergency vehicles, announces its extended agreement with ZeroRPM Inc., to exclusively integrate and distribute their patented Idle Mitigation Systems® to the ambulance market, until 2024. All REV Ambulance Group […]

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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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Romeo Power and PACCAR Enter Long-Term Supply Agreement for Peterbilt 579 and 520 Battery-Electric Vehicles

Romeo Power and PACCAR Enter Long-Term Supply Agreement for Peterbilt 579 and 520 Battery-Electric Vehicles

| April 8, 2021

 Romeo will provide everything from the battery packs to the modules and battery management systems (BMS) for PACCAR’s BEVs Romeo Power, Inc. energy technology delivering large-scale electrification solutions for complex commercial applications, announced today a long-term supply agreement with PACCAR (Nasdaq: PCAR), a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of high-quality […]

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Maven Machines Integrates with McLeod Software to Improve Fleet and Driver Workflow

Maven Machines Integrates with McLeod Software to Improve Fleet and Driver Workflow

| April 8, 2021

Partnership increases fleetwide efficiency for Maven and McLeod users by boosting productivity, enhancing the driver experience, and improving workflow capabilities Maven Machines fleet management and telematics software company in the commercial trucking and transportation industry, announces its integration with McLeod Software. Following the recent launch of Maven Workflow, truckload carriers can now send trip assignments via Maven’s […]

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Scarbrough Implements 3Gtms for Domestic Trucking and Freight Forwarding

Scarbrough Implements 3Gtms for Domestic Trucking and Freight Forwarding

| April 8, 2021

3Gtms and CargoWise Commercial Integration Simplifies Domestic and International Freight Operations, Boosting Efficiency, and Driving More Business The Scarbrough Group (Scarbrough) has implemented the commercial integration between 3Gtms, 3G’s modern-day transportation management system (TMS), and CargoWise, a leading global logistics execution platform. The integration utilizes CargoWise for international freight forwarding operations and 3Gtms for domestic trucking, […]

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NEXT Trucking Launches New Customer Portal Giving Shippers Full Control Over Their Freight

NEXT Trucking Launches New Customer Portal Giving Shippers Full Control Over Their Freight

| April 8, 2021

New Freight Management Platform Increases Flexibility, Visibility, and Control for Shippers NEXT Trucking, a FreightTech pioneer that connects shippers and carriers, announced the launch of its new Shipper Portal today. The robust online portal streamlines and expedites communications between NEXT Trucking and its shipper customers, reduces manual processes, and provides real-time visibility into the status […]

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MeMD, Healthy Transportation Foundation Partner to Offer Telehealth Program to Trucking Companies Nationwide

MeMD, Healthy Transportation Foundation Partner to Offer Telehealth Program to Trucking Companies Nationwide

| April 8, 2021

National Telehealth Company’s Virtual Care Solutions Address Needs of Professional Drivers, Provide Anytime Access to High-Quality, Cost-Effective Primary and Urgent Care Trucking and transportation companies across the country now can access on-demand virtual healthcare through a new partnership between national telehealth provider MeMD and the Healthy Transportation Foundation (HTF), a national not-for-profit foundation advocating and supporting health and well-being […]

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Hyliion Forms Hypertruck Innovation Council to Advance Electrification Solutions for Commercial Transportation Industry

Hyliion Forms Hypertruck Innovation Council to Advance Electrification Solutions for Commercial Transportation Industry

| April 7, 2021

Includes Agility Logistics, American Natural Gas, Anheuser-Busch, GreenPath Logistics, NFI, Penske Truck Leasing, Ruan Transportation Management Systems, Ryder System, Inc., Schneider, Wegmans Food Markets, Werner Enterprises Hyliion Holdings Corp. electrified powertrain solutions for Class 8 semi-trucks, announced the formation of the Hypertruck Innovation Council, a select group of fleet, logistics, and transportation industry leaders that […]

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IWX MOTOR FREIGHT SELECTS ORBCOMM’S COLD CHAIN TELEMATICS SOLUTION TO MONITOR REFRIGERATED TRAILERS

IWX MOTOR FREIGHT SELECTS ORBCOMM’S COLD CHAIN TELEMATICS SOLUTION TO MONITOR REFRIGERATED TRAILERS

| April 7, 2021

Helps maintain superior customer service and protects quality and integrity of high-value, temperature-sensitive cargo ORBCOMM Inc. (Nasdaq: ORBC), a global provider of Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, has been selected by IWX Motor Freight (IWX), a freight shipping and trucking company based in Springfield, MO, to provide its industry-leading cold chain telematics solutions to track, […]

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JA Frate Goes Paperless with Carrier Logistics

JA Frate Goes Paperless with Carrier Logistics

| April 7, 2021

LTL carrier deploys electronic PODs to improve customer service, reduce administrative time and decrease paper use Carrier Logistics Inc. (CLI), veteran providers of freight management software for Less-Than-Truckload (LTL) fleets, announced that JA Frate, Inc has implemented paperless delivery management processes by using integrations with its FACTS solution for mobile signature capture and automated Proof […]

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Yokohama Tire Opening New Distribution Center Near Dallas

Yokohama Tire Opening New Distribution Center Near Dallas

| April 7, 2021

Geographically strategic’ 430,000 sq.-ft facility in Wilmer will help dealers get tires faster   Yokohama Tire Corporation announced it will be opening a new 430,000 square-foot distribution center in Wilmer, Texas, about 15 miles southeast of Dallas. The state-of-the-art, full-service facility is expected to open in summer. It will first be used to distribute Yokohama’s […]

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Conduent Transportation and Hayden AI Announce Technology Partnership to Improve Bus Lane Performance and Traffic Safety

Conduent Transportation and Hayden AI Announce Technology Partnership to Improve Bus Lane Performance and Traffic Safety

| April 7, 2021

Partnership to deliver an automated bus lane enforcement solution featuring a bus-mounted perception system that integrates with video analytics review and violation processing technologies Conduent Transportation, a unit of business process services and solutions company Conduent Incorporated (Nasdaq: CNDT), and Hayden AI, an innovator in urban mobility and digital city solutions, announced a teaming agreement […]

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Turvo’s New Appointment Scheduling Application for Drive Yard Efficiency and  Supply Chain Sustainability

Turvo’s New Appointment Scheduling Application for Drive Yard Efficiency and Supply Chain Sustainability

| April 6, 2021

Turvo Collaboration Cloud’s suite of applications, empowers shippers to improve carrier, driver, warehouse employees and overall yard experience, spend 90% less time on manual scheduling, and cut transportation costs Turvo, provider of the world’s leading collaboration application designed for the supply chain, announces new appointment scheduling application for shippers as part of its recently launched Turvo […]

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Endera Acquires Metro Titan School And Shuttle Bus OEM And Factory

Endera Acquires Metro Titan School And Shuttle Bus OEM And Factory

| April 6, 2021

Endera is a vertically integrated transportation technology company specializing in commercial electric vehicles, charging stations and software solutions Endera announced the acquisition of Metro Titan, LLC, a school and shuttle bus manufacturing company. The acquisition gives Endera the capability to deliver electric commercial vehicles in all 50 states. Endera’s acquisition of Metro Titan, LLC brings together […]

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Want more responses to your driver surveys? Offer rewards points!

Want more responses to your driver surveys? Offer rewards points!

| April 6, 2021

Tenstreet’s new study showing the impact of offering rewards points to drivers who complete satisfaction surveys To tackle driver retention, many carriers use feedback surveys to learn directly from drivers about their pain points with the company. The surveys, naturally, become more valuable as more individuals complete them, providing additional data to analyze. Sometimes though, […]

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Volvo Group and Isuzu Motors complete UD Trucks transaction as part of the strategic alliance

Volvo Group and Isuzu Motors complete UD Trucks transaction as part of the strategic alliance

| April 5, 2021

UD Trucks’ revenues for 2020 amounted to JPY 261 billion (approx. SEK 23 billion The Volvo Group and Isuzu Motors today completed the transaction whereby Isuzu Motors acquired UD Trucks from the Volvo Group for an enterprise value of JPY 243 billion (approximately SEK 19 billion) on a cash and debt free basis. The strategic […]

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Bridgestone Americas Announces Price Increase

Bridgestone Americas Announces Price Increase

| April 5, 2021

Effected are Firestone Truck and Bus Tires Sold in U.S. and Canada In response to continued escalating raw material costs, Bridgestone is announcing it will increase prices by 8% on Firestone brand truck and bus radial tires sold in the U.S. and Canada. The new pricing will take effect on May 1, 2021. All Firestone […]

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NA Classes 5-8 Vehicle Orders Continue Strong in March

NA Classes 5-8 Vehicle Orders Continue Strong in March

| April 5, 2021

ACT Research reports despite retrenching from February, Class 8 demand remained strong in March  Preliminary NA Class 8 net orders in March were 40,000 units, down 10% from February, but a whopping 424% higher than March of last year’s COVID-stricken intake. NA Classes 5-7 demand, with orders at 31,400 units, were up 19% from February. […]

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FleetPride Acquires Southern Truck Center of Birmingham, Alabama

FleetPride Acquires Southern Truck Center of Birmingham, Alabama

| April 5, 2021

Acquisition will serve as a complement to FleetPride’s nearby Birmingham branch FleetPride, Inc. announced today that it has acquired the assets of Southern Truck Center of Birmingham, Alabama, founded by Tim Walker in 2005. With its robust service operation, this acquisition will serve as a complement to FleetPride’s nearby Birmingham branch. Mike Walker, Tim’s son and current […]

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ATA Statement on Biden Administration’s Infrastructure Plan

ATA Statement on Biden Administration’s Infrastructure Plan

| April 2, 2021

“We commend President Biden for leading on infrastructure and putting forward his Administration’s vision to modernize and revitalize our nation’s aging transportation networks” The American Trucking Associations President and CEO Chris Spear issued the following statement regarding the Biden Administration’s proposed infrastructure plan: “We commend President Biden for leading on infrastructure and putting forward his Administration’s vision […]

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Construction, Industrials Push Flatbed Demand to June 2018 Levels

Construction, Industrials Push Flatbed Demand to June 2018 Levels

| April 2, 2021

DAT spot truckload pricing trends, week ending March 28, 2021 Construction, industrials push flatbed demand to June 2018 levels Shippers in construction, manufacturing and other industrial markets pushed demand for flatbed truckload services to its highest point in nearly three years, said DAT Freight & Analytics, which operates the industry’s largest load board network. Overall […]

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Hawaiian Electric to transition fleet to 100% electric

Hawaiian Electric to transition fleet to 100% electric

| April 2, 2021

AMPLY’s Charging-as-a-Service and software platform to demonstrate managed charging and guaranteed uptime for Hawaiian Electric as it transitions its fleet To optimize charging of its electric vehicles, Hawaiian Electric is partnering with AMPLY Power on a pilot to manage charging infrastructure for four of its vehicles, which are part of the passenger fleet that is […]

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Bridgestone Completes Sale of Firestone Building Products to LafargeHolcim

Bridgestone Completes Sale of Firestone Building Products to LafargeHolcim

| April 2, 2021

Firestone Building Products employees have successfully transitioned to LafargeHolcim and will remain based in Nashville Bridgestone Americas, Inc., a subsidiary of Bridgestone Corporation, has completed the sale of Firestone Building Products to Holcim Participations (US) Inc, a subsidiary of LafargeHolcim Ltd. (LafargeHolcim). The transaction, valued at USD $3.4 billion, will advance Bridgestone’s efforts to deliver value to […]

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Tyrata’s IntelliTread Drive-Over System Fully Qualified for Large Fleets

Tyrata’s IntelliTread Drive-Over System Fully Qualified for Large Fleets

| April 2, 2021

Tyrata technology validated as a simple, low-cost solution for automated, direct tread wear monitoring Tyrata, Inc., a tire sensor and data management company, has achieved an operational deployment milestone by completing a twelve-month study of its IntelliTread™ Drive-Over System (DOS) at the Durham City Transit Company (DCTC).  The system is now fully qualified and operational […]

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Lytx Delivers Improved Driver Engagement for Bacton Transport With AI-powered Video Telematics

Lytx Delivers Improved Driver Engagement for Bacton Transport With AI-powered Video Telematics

| April 1, 2021

Video telematics solution gets the seal of approval from drivers  Lytx®, a leading provider of machine vision and artificial intelligence-powered (MV+AI) video telematics for commercial fleets, today announced that Bacton Transport has implemented Lytx technology to help improve driver safety and performance. The new system will identify risky behaviour, improve training and reduce insurance claims.   […]

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Renewable Energy Group and Optimus Technologies Collaborate to Deliver Biodiesel to Fleets Nationwide

Renewable Energy Group and Optimus Technologies Collaborate to Deliver Biodiesel to Fleets Nationwide

| April 1, 2021

Fleets Immediately Reducing Carbon Emissions with 100% Biodiesel Renewable Energy Group fleet customers in Iowa, Washington, D.C. and Massachusetts are ramping up the use of B100 (100% biodiesel) in their fleets. Through a partnership with Optimus Technologies, REG is helping fleets achieve their sustainability goals and reach near-zero emissions. Biodiesel is a cleaner alternative to […]

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Hertz Global Holdings Completes Sale Of Fleet Management Leader Donlen Corporation To Athene Holding

Hertz Global Holdings Completes Sale Of Fleet Management Leader Donlen Corporation To Athene Holding

| April 1, 2021

Donlen to Continue Delivering Award-Winning Customer Service and Impactful Fleet Solutions Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. announced the successful completion of the sale of substantially all of the assets of its wholly-owned subsidiary, Donlen Corporation (“Donlen”) to Athene Holding Ltd. (“Athene”) (NYSE: ATH). Hertz received $891 million in cash proceeds per the terms of the transaction, subject to […]

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New Electric Vehicles Use Battery Charge Less Efficiently Than the Very First Electric Cars

New Electric Vehicles Use Battery Charge Less Efficiently Than the Very First Electric Cars

| April 1, 2021

Cararac.com investigated 214 electric vehicles and found that only 5 companies out of 76 have produced 4 or more EV models that are serious contenders on the market According to a new study by Cararac.com, new vehicles powered by electric motors use their battery charge less efficiently than the first mass-production EVs. Investigation methods The […]

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Iteris Continues Midwest Expansion With Illinois DOT Intelligent Transportation Systems And Traffic Signal Synchronization Program

Iteris Continues Midwest Expansion With Illinois DOT Intelligent Transportation Systems And Traffic Signal Synchronization Program

| March 31, 2021

Program continues recent Midwest expansion following new multi-year initiatives in Nebraska, Iowa and Ohio, as well as the Chicagoland area Iteris, Inc. smart mobility infrastructure management has been awarded a $500,000 intelligent transportation systems (ITS) and traffic signal synchronization project by the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT), bringing total contract awards since the opening of […]

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Optimus Ride and Polaris Announce Partnership to Bring Custom Designed, Fully Autonomous GEM Electric Vehicles to Market

Optimus Ride and Polaris Announce Partnership to Bring Custom Designed, Fully Autonomous GEM Electric Vehicles to Market

| March 31, 2021

Partnership aims to accelerate the future of urban mobility within commercial and microtransit markets Optimus Ride, a leading autonomous mobility service provider, and Polaris Inc. (NYSE: PII) announced a partnership to bring fully autonomous GEM vehicles to market. Under this joint development agreement, an exclusive line of Polaris GEM electric low-speed vehicles (LSVs) will be […]

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Fluid Truck Orders More Zero Emission Trucks from Lightning eMotors

Fluid Truck Orders More Zero Emission Trucks from Lightning eMotors

| March 31, 2021

Vehicles feature 129 kWhs of battery capacity with a range of 120 miles and can be charged in just under 2 hours by an 80-kW on-board DC fast charger Lightning eMotors’ electric vehicles will be used by XPO Logistics and NAL Group in their support of IKEA Retail U.S. last-mile delivery efforts. (Photo: Business Wire) […]

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Universal Technical Institute to Acquire MIAT College of Technology

Universal Technical Institute to Acquire MIAT College of Technology

| March 31, 2021

Students will benefit from broader access to industry-aligned education including aviation, sustainable energy and robotics Universal Technical Institute (NYSE: UTI), the nation’s leading provider of trained technicians to the transportation industry, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire MIAT College of Technology from HCP & Company, its owner since August 2014. Terms of the transaction […]

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Pilot Company Unveils New App Name and Rewards Program Made for Drivers with More Points, Savings and Convenience

Pilot Company Unveils New App Name and Rewards Program Made for Drivers with More Points, Savings and Convenience

| March 31, 2021

Drivers can use trip planning features to find the best places to stop for fuel, food and everyday items along their route Pilot Company, one of the leading suppliers of fuel and the largest network of travel centers in North America, announced today the launch of its revamped app and loyalty program, myRewards Plus™. As the rewards […]

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GardaWorld Cash Services Building  Secured Transportation Fleet of The Future With Roshel

GardaWorld Cash Services Building Secured Transportation Fleet of The Future With Roshel

| March 31, 2021

GardaWorld has completed first phase of deployment of its innovative high-tech next-gen armored fleet across North America GardaWorld Cash Services, North America’s leading cash management service provider, has completed phase one of the deployment of its next-generation high-tech and high-security armored car fleet in North America developed in partnership with Roshel Smart Armored Vehicles, North America’s leading manufacturer of innovative cash-in-transit vehicles. 150 […]

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Fuel Me Continues To Build Momentum with New Strategic Partnerships

Fuel Me Continues To Build Momentum with New Strategic Partnerships

| March 30, 2021

Fuel Me capitalizes on the hundreds of parking locations that Truck Park has secured across the U.S. Fuel Me, the first-of-its-kind cloud-based technology platform for fuel delivery and roadside assistance, is excited to announce a number of key partnerships to both expand its customer base and solidify its position as a disruptive technology solution in […]

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Amazon and ABB Steer Fleets To An All-Electric Future

Amazon and ABB Steer Fleets To An All-Electric Future

| March 30, 2021

The solution will optimize the efficient use of EVs and speed up the electrification of transport fleets ABB and Amazon Web Services (AWS), an Amazon.com, Inc. company, announced a collaboration to jointly develop a cloud-based digital solution for the real-time fleet management of electric vehicles (EVs). The solution will optimize the efficient use of EVs […]

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Purolator Hits The Road As First National Courier To Deploy Fully Electric Delivery Vehicles

Purolator Hits The Road As First National Courier To Deploy Fully Electric Delivery Vehicles

| March 30, 2021

Company expands its fleet of zero-emission vehicles to more locations throughout Canada with the addition of all-electric delivery trucks and electric–cargo bikes in Vancouver Purolator announced it is taking another significant step in greening its fleet with the arrival of fully electric curbside-delivery trucks in Vancouver — the first to be launched nationally by a […]

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