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Category: Driver Stuff

RTI Accelerates Autonomous and Electric Vehicle Innovation with First Data-Centric Software Framework with Functional Safety Certification

RTI Accelerates Autonomous and Electric Vehicle Innovation with First Data-Centric Software Framework with Functional Safety Certification

| November 29, 2021

RTI Achieves 64% Automotive CAGR Over the Past Three Years Real-Time Innovations (RTI), the largest software framework company for autonomous systems, announced at the RTI Automotive Forum that foundational components of RTI Connext Drive® are now certified to ISO 26262 ASIL D. This is the most stringent Automotive Safety Integrity Level (ASIL) for road vehicles. […]

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FleetPride Acquires Jim’s Truck & Trailer Equipment

FleetPride Acquires Jim’s Truck & Trailer Equipment

| November 29, 2021

The new Wichita Falls FleetPride branch will include the company’s 60th Service Center FleetPride, Inc. has acquired the assets of Jim’s Truck & Trailer Equipment in Wichita Falls, Texas. Founded in 1971 and owned by Jim Martin, the company provides customers in north Texas and southwest Oklahoma with a wide assortment of parts and services for heavy […]

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Fuelman Partners with CarAdvise to Serve SMB Fleets with Digital Fleet Maintenance Capabilities

Fuelman Partners with CarAdvise to Serve SMB Fleets with Digital Fleet Maintenance Capabilities

| November 26, 2021

Agreement signals a growing demand for cost-efficient and streamlined fleet expense management services Fuelman, a FLEETCOR company and world leader in payment innovation, announced a strategic partnership with CarAdvise, America’s top digital vehicle maintenance and repair marketplace. The partnership combines Fuelman’s managed fuel programs with CarAdvise’s vehicle maintenance SaaS platform to improve business outcomes for small […]

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ATRI’s Latest Operational Costs Report Documents The Scale Of COVID-19 Impacts On Trucking

ATRI’s Latest Operational Costs Report Documents The Scale Of COVID-19 Impacts On Trucking

| November 26, 2021

2021 Ops Costs report documents the effect that faster truck speeds, due to low overall traffic levels, had on multiple line-items, as well as the sector and commodity volatility  The American Transportation Research Institute released the findings of its 2021 update to An Analysis of the Operational Costs of Trucking. The new “Ops Costs” research is based […]

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Coke Florida’s Holiday Caravan Returns for the 2021 Season

Coke Florida’s Holiday Caravan Returns for the 2021 Season

| November 24, 2021

Making 60 stops through December 19th Coca-Cola Beverages Florida announces the return of its annual statewide Holiday Caravan for the 2021 holiday season. Coke Florida, the local independent Coca-Cola bottler, is thrilled to bring back this joyous holiday experience for consumers across Florida, after a pause in 2020. The 2021 Holiday Caravan will make 60 […]

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DAT Truckload Volume Index hits all-time high, up 2% in October

DAT Truckload Volume Index hits all-time high, up 2% in October

| November 24, 2021

The national average rate for van loads on the spot market rose 3 cents to $2.87 per mile (including fuel surcharge) in October Prices for truckload services spiked to their highest levels yet in October, reflecting shippers’ willingness to pay a premium to move goods through their supply chains. The DAT Truckload Volume Index (TVI) […]

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