Truck News


Category
Technology


  • Product Technology

    BigRoad offers pay-as-you-drive ELD

    May 22, 2019 9:17AM by Truck News

    BigRoad says it has brought to market the first pay-as-you-drive electronic logging device (ELD), designed for drivers who only require an ELD on an occasional basis. Subscriptions come with no contract or cancellation fees, and come with complementary DashLink hardware,

  • Product Technology

    KoiReader extracts document data

    May 6, 2019 12:03PM by johng@newcom.ca

    KoiReader has unveiled a suite of document automation application programming interfaces for multimodal and global logistics operations. The technology, based on artificial intelligence, recognizes unstructured words and numbers in freight documents and converts the information into structured data. It does

  • Must-have technologies, ELDs, and government regulations

    April 30, 2019 4:23PM by Truck News-West

    Panel discusses technology in the workplace during AMTA conference

  • News Technology

    Penske opens first electric truck-specific high-speed charging stations

    April 25, 2019 10:03AM by Truck News

    LONG BEACH, Calif. – Penske Truck Leasing has opened high-speed commercial truck chargers at four of its Southern California facilities, and plans to add more. The company has opened 14 high-speed chargers, and will add six more in the near

  • Volvo expands parameters eligible for over-the-air updates

    April 24, 2019 10:37AM by Truck News

    Volvo Trucks has added more parameter updates to its Parameter Plus subscription package, and now offers more than 250 paramaters that can be changed over the air. The Parameter Plus package allows for up to 50 parameter updates per year.

  • News Technology

    Isaac Instruments turns 20

    April 11, 2019 2:06PM by Truck News

    CHAMBLY, Que. – Isaac Instruments is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, and says it continues to grow. The company claims to supply more than 50% of the Quebec trucking market with its telematics, which was launched just five years

  • News Technology

    Geotab to acquire BSM Technologies

    April 9, 2019 7:55AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – Geotab has announced an agreement to acquire BSM Technologies, a telematics provider installed in more than 165,000 vehicles across government and private fleets in the U.S. and Canada. The acquisition would add to the more than 1.5

  • News Technology

    UPDATED: Daimler takes stake in automated vehicle company

    March 29, 2019 9:04AM by Truck News

    Plans to have SAE Level 4 autonomous trucks on the road within a decade

  • News Technology

    Detroit Connect integrates Zonar telematics platform

    March 29, 2019 7:51AM by Truck News

    PORTLAND, Ore. – Detroit Connect has announced third-party telematics providers can now be integrated into its platform. This eliminates the need for additional hardware and allows customers to work with their telematics platform of choice. “Integrating the services of third-party

  • Nikola to open world’s most advanced fuel cell lab

    March 29, 2019 7:31AM by Truck News

    PHOENIX, Ariz. – Nikola says it will announce a world class fuel cell lab at its upcoming Nikola World truck debut. The company signed a US$16-million order to purchase equipment for the first phase of its fuel cell development laboratory.

  • Conference season for western Canadian trucking associations is upon us

    March 19, 2019 4:20PM by Truck News-West

    WINNIPEG, Man. – It’s the time of year again when several western Canadian trucking associations hold their respective AGMs, kicking off in Winnipeg April 5 for the Manitoba Trucking Association’s (MTA) 87th annual event. Included in the MTA’s agenda is

  • Driving hybrid-electric, fully-electric trucks in Atlanta

    March 18, 2019 1:40PM by James Menzies

    Taking Hyliion hybrid-electric with e-axle, and Pete 220 with Dana turnkey electric system on the road

  • Product Technology

    Trimble, Decisiv partner on TMT ServiceConnect

    March 17, 2019 5:39PM by James Menzies

    Trimble has partnered with Decisiv to launch TMT ServiceConnect, allowing TMT customers to connect to more than 4,500 service centers. The new add-on module gives TMT users direct connectivity to streamline repairs and improve communication with service providers, Trimble and

  • News Technology

    PCT advances the connected trailer concept

    March 17, 2019 2:02PM by James Menzies

    ATLANTA, Ga. – Phillips Connect Technologies (PCT) expanded its smart trailer capabilities, with the launch of TrailerNet Gateway, ChassisNet Gateway, and ContainerNet Gateway. It also announced the offering of EZTrac and AssetTrac. EZTrac is a GPS tracker integrated into a

  • AMTA gets funding for truck electrification project

    March 12, 2019 4:30PM by Truck News-West

    EDMONTON, Alta. – Part of Emissions Reduction Alberta’s (ERA) $100 million investment into clean technology projects will be put into the province’s trucking industry. The Alberta Motor Transport Association (AMTA) will receive over $7.3 million for the Alberta Zero Emissions