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Category: Telematics

Ryder Launches Real-time Tracking, Matching, and Sharing of Truck Capacity

Ryder Launches Real-time Tracking, Matching, and Sharing of Truck Capacity

| May 23, 2017

Ryder System how announced the launch of Ryder NaviShare™, a cloud-based platform that provides real-time shipment visibility, predictive alerts, and exception dashboards. The technology is accessible through a customer-facing website and mobile application that utilizes cellular and GPS technology to link shippers with onboard vehicle technologies. The system is designed to provide real-time visibility and […]

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Volvo Partners with Google to Fuse Android in Next Gen Connected Vehicles

Volvo Partners with Google to Fuse Android in Next Gen Connected Vehicles

| May 16, 2017

Volvo Cars has announced a close partnership with Google, one of the world’s largest technology companies, to develop the next generation of its in-car infotainment and connectivity solution based on Android, offering access to a wide array of apps and services. It will launch on new Volvo models within two years. “Google’s platform and services […]

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Penske Truck Leasing Launches Connected Fleet Solutions

Penske Truck Leasing Launches Connected Fleet Solutions

| April 17, 2017

Penske Truck Leasing has announced the launch of its new connected fleet solutions. The system, using a proprietary, device-neutral data platform, can connect its systems with virtually any truck and engine configuration or telematics service provider. Noted Brian Hard, president and CEO of Penske Truck Leasing, “Our unique approach makes it easy for customers to […]

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Pegasus TransTech Starts Retail Distribution of Telematics via Love’s Travel Stops

Pegasus TransTech Starts Retail Distribution of Telematics via Love’s Travel Stops

| March 28, 2017

Telematics is going tiny! Pegasus TransTech, a leader in enterprise mobility, telematics, and business process automation for the transportation industry, has announced at the Truckload Carriers Association Annual Convention that it has begun distributing its next-generation Transflo Telematics solution through all Love’s Travel Stop locations. The new offering includes the Transflo ELD T7, an installation […]

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Intel to Acquire Mobileye as Consolidation in Connected Fleets and Automation Continues

Intel to Acquire Mobileye as Consolidation in Connected Fleets and Automation Continues

| March 13, 2017

Consolidation is continuing in the connected fleet and autonomous drivine industries as Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC) and Mobileye N.V. (NYSE: MBLY) have announced a definitive agreement under which Intel would acquire Mobileye, a leader in the development of computer vision and machine learning, data analysis, localization and mapping for advanced driver assistance systems and autonomous […]

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MiX Telematics Tops 600,000 Subscribers

MiX Telematics Tops 600,000 Subscribers

| February 3, 2017

MiX Telematics a leading provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions delivered as Software-as-a-Service (Saas), has announced that it now has more than 600,000 active subscribers across its combined fleet and consumer customer base. The company’s CEO, Stefan Joselowitz, noted: “The strong third quarter fiscal 2016/17 results were driven by general strength across the […]

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Fed Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communications Mandate May Need Reboot

Fed Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communications Mandate May Need Reboot

| January 30, 2017

U.S. auto-safety regulators have mandated that new vehicles must communicate with each other through vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) technology beginning in 2020, with the goal of increasing safety. According to one expert, the approach may need a reboot. Here are the details: Vehicles are expected to use the 5.9GHz safety spectrum, which was allocated by the Federal […]

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Connected Driving Platform Tests Over the Air Approach

Connected Driving Platform Tests Over the Air Approach

| January 23, 2017

With the launch of its new software as a service (SaaS) platform for connected vehicles, Berlin software technology company ATS Advanced Telematic, presented a proof of concept with Japanese electric vehicle manufacturer GLM as part of the Connected Car Japan exhibition.  Both companies agreed to explore future collaboration with regard to connected driving, paving the […]

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Transit Agencies in Pennsylvania, Ohio and Michigan Collaborate on Automated, Connected Vehicles

Transit Agencies in Pennsylvania, Ohio and Michigan Collaborate on Automated, Connected Vehicles

| January 18, 2017

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC) have formed the Smart Belt Coalition – a first-of-its-kind collaboration – with transportation agencies in Ohio and Michigan that will focus on automated and connected vehicle initiatives. The coalition, which includes transportation and academic partners, brings together leaders on these technologies to support research, testing, policy, funding pursuits […]

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New Omnitracs App Enhances Virtual Load View, Cuts Costs and Complexity of Managing Shipments

New Omnitracs App Enhances Virtual Load View, Cuts Costs and Complexity of Managing Shipments

| January 10, 2017

Omnitracs, LLC, a global pioneer of fleet management solutions to transportation and logistics companies, announced today the addition of a mobile application to its Virtual Load View (VLV) product, a solution that replaces manual tracking of shipments by providing access to real-time data, including the ability to improve tracking and identify when loads are falling […]

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