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Category: Fleet Diagnostics & Software

OpConnect Selected for AWS Sustainable Cities Accelerator

OpConnect Selected for AWS Sustainable Cities Accelerator

| May 27, 2022

Transportation accounts for 27% of total U.S. greenhouse gas emissions so electrifying transportation is a critical component of sustainable cities OpConnect was selected as one of the innovative startups chosen to participate in the AWS Sustainable Cities Accelerator to help cities address sustainability challenges. OpConnect is one of 12 companies selected from hundreds of applications representing 19 […]

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Volvo Trucks Academy Opens New Facility to Better Serve Electric Truck Training

Volvo Trucks Academy Opens New Facility to Better Serve Electric Truck Training

| May 25, 2022

The Volvo Trucks Academy opened a new facility in Tinley Park, Illinois, to expand access to battery-electric truck training in the central U.S Volvo Trucks North America announced today that the Volvo Trucks Academy opened a new facility in Tinley Park, Illinois, to expand access to battery-electric truck training in the central U.S. The new […]

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Drivewyze and Verisk Collaborate to Fight Cargo Theft

Drivewyze and Verisk Collaborate to Fight Cargo Theft

| May 25, 2022

A driver-safe visual and audible warning through the in-cab ELD or telematics device as they approach these high-risk areas Drivewyze, the nation’s largest embedded cross-platform connected truck solution provider, announced that it has teamed up with Verisk to provide Cargo Theft Alerts as a value-added feature in its Safety+ service. Drivewyze Safety+ is an in-cab […]

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Iowa DOT’s Snow Removal Operations Achieve Near-Zero Carbon Emissions with 100% Biodiesel Trucks

Iowa DOT’s Snow Removal Operations Achieve Near-Zero Carbon Emissions with 100% Biodiesel Trucks

| May 24, 2022

Over the course of the winter season, their ten Optimus Vector System equipped snowplows used over 9000 gallons of 100% biodiesel (B100) and treated around 55,000 miles of roadway This past winter, the Des Moines area got pummeled with over two feet of snow, and while most residents stayed bundled inside, ten Iowa Department of Transportation […]

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Volvo LIGHTS Lessons Learned Guidebook Highlights Key Learnings from Three-Year Fleet Electrification Project

Volvo LIGHTS Lessons Learned Guidebook Highlights Key Learnings from Three-Year Fleet Electrification Project

| May 23, 2022

Volvo Group hopes to shine a light on the key considerations that public and private entities need to plan for to successfully support the introduction of heavy-duty electric trucks across North America Volvo Group North America has published a Volvo LIGHTS (Low Impact Green Heavy-Transport Solutions) Lessons Learned Guidebook to commemorate the end of its […]

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Universal Technical Institute Opening Its Campuses to High School Juniors Interested in Automotive Technician Training

Universal Technical Institute Opening Its Campuses to High School Juniors Interested in Automotive Technician Training

| May 19, 2022

Free, three-week summer “Ignite” program lets students test drive a technical education As part of its ongoing effort to address workforce need for skilled transportation technicians, Universal Technical Institute is bringing its three-week Ignite program back to full capacity at its UTI campuses nationwide this summer. The program, which is free to high school juniors, offers students an introduction […]

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