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Asia News:  Nissan’s new CARWINGS service promotes eco-driving
23rd January 2007

Asia News: Nissan’s new CARWINGS service promotes eco-driving

Nissan Motor Co will introduce a new CARWINGS service to promote fuel-economical driving habits in Japanese motorists. The new CARWINGS service is part of Nissan’s holistic efforts to reduce...

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America News:  Arizona to ban texting while driving
15th January 2007

America News: Arizona to ban texting while driving

The State of Arizona has amended its laws to include a ban on sending or receiving text messages via cellphones or PDAs while driving. Exceptions would apply to law...

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America News:  FMCSA proposes mandatory EOBRs for habitual HOS rule violators
15th January 2007

America News: FMCSA proposes mandatory EOBRs for habitual HOS rule violators

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has proposed a rule that will require mandatory installation of electronic on-board recorders (EOBRs) by truck and bus companies with a history...

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America News:  Mixed reaction to FMCSA’s proposed EOBR ruling
15th January 2007

America News: Mixed reaction to FMCSA’s proposed EOBR ruling

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s proposed ruling regarding electronic on-board recorders has drawn a mixed response. While the ATA supports the proposal, the OOIDA says it misses the...

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Europe News:  eCall regulations will energise stagnant market
12th January 2007

Europe News: eCall regulations will energise stagnant market

Despite a twelve-month delay in rollout, the European Commission's eSafety initiative will invigorate the European eCall market, according to Strategy Analytics. Unlike the US, where GM's OnStar telematics service...

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America News: ORBCOMM rep authorised to operate in Mexico
10th January 2007

America News: ORBCOMM rep authorised to operate in Mexico

After a two-year review process, ORBCOMM’s Mexican country representative, MITE Global Communications Systems has obtained regulatory authorisation by the Secretaria de Comunicaciones y Transportes (SCT) to provide ORBCOMM satellite...

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World News:  DaimlerChrysler verifies Car-2-X Communication test results
9th January 2007

World News: DaimlerChrysler verifies Car-2-X Communication test results

DaimlerChrysler has successfully verified the technology that enables cars to warn each other of impending danger that may be out of the driver’s line of vision. During the course...

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World News:  Toyota develops system to immobilise drunk drivers
4th January 2007

World News: Toyota develops system to immobilise drunk drivers

According to a recent Associated Press report, Toyota Motor Corp is developing a foolproof system that automatically shuts the vehicle down if sensors detect that the driver is drunk....

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